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Thanksgiving Hiking

in Utah

Utah is home to some of the most beautiful and unique terrain best explored on foot.  We will have a rental house as our base to explore carved landscapes, rock art, arches and spectacular overlooks in nearby parks like: Capitol Reef, Arches & Canyonlands National Parks; Dead Horse & Goblin Valley State Parks.  We will have daily hikes for every skill level, and a full-moon hike on Thanksgiving!

Mark your calendar for our pre-trip planning meeting on October 7th to discuss what to bring, park & trail information, what to expect, etc. We will discuss car rental/carpooling from either Salt Lake City or Grand Junction, shared food/meals, including Thanksgiving dinner, kitchen duties, & sleeping arrangements.

  

Transportation

Transportation will need to be agreed upon by those flying into Salt Lake City or Grand Junction, and carpooling in a rental car. Teresa and Michelle are driving there so only one additional, high clearance car is required.  Fly in around noon, fly out around 2pm - we need time to tidy the rental house and drive to the airport!  Please make plans to attend the pre-trip meeting to determine arrangements.

Meals

We will have a full kitchen!  Everyone will pitch in with meal preparation, cleaning and kitchen duties.  Please let an event leader about any dietary restrictions.

 

What to Bring

You will need to bring hiking gear, including a day pack, trekking poles (if desired), hiking shoes, hydration system and clothing. Pack and dress in layers – highs will be in the ‘50-60s, and lows in the ’20-30s. Personal toiletries, any comfort items you desire, and consider ear plugs since we’ll be sharing rooms!

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Estimated cost per person:

·        $100-150 groceries

·        $100-150 rental car & fuel

·        $200 home rental

·        Airfare (TBD)

Price includes: 7 nights/8 days (Sun-Sun), home meals/snacks, shared transportation to/from airport & parks, & daily planned activities. Sundays will be scenic travel days!

Does not include airfare, meals on the road or at restaurants, alcoholic beverages, or park entrance fee per vehicle (unless someone already has membership?)

RSVP deadline: November 1, 2018

Deposit required: Full home rental payment to secure your spot.

Pre-trip meeting: October 7, 2018

Co-Event Leader: Michelle Stewart
Contact Leader
847 530-1410 H
847 530-1410 M

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Event: Thanksgiving Hiking in Utah Event Cost: Free
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Start Date-Time: For Members Only Reg. Deadline: For Members Only
* End Date-Time: For Members Only PrePay Required: No
Event Leader: For Members Only
Event Summary: Utah is home to some of the most beautiful and unique terrain best explored on foot. Spend Thanksgiving week exploring carved landscapes, rock art, arches and spectacular overlooks.
Payment Details: For Members Only
Directions: For Members Only
Members: 10 Max Attendance: 10
Guests: 0 Spots Available: 0
Total Attendance: 10    
Overnight: Yes Kid Friendly: No
Skill Level: Easy / Moderate Dog Friendly: No

CHECKLIST - Gear Details and Rules
Hiking Boots
Sunglasses
Sunscreen
Water
1/2 to 1 quart per hour required
 
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