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Excursions of Escalante

125 E. Main Street, Escalante, UT
+1 800-839-7567
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Ranked #1 of 17 attractions in Escalante
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: We are in our 16TH year as Escalante's first locally based professional guide service. Our commitment is to safely guide our guests beyond the more... more » Owner description: We are in our 16TH year as Escalante's first locally based professional guide service. Our commitment is to safely guide our guests beyond the more accessible places (Spooky, Peekaboo, Big Horn, etc.) And into the most remote, beautiful and pristine corners of the Escalante region. Our Permits in the Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument, Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, Box Death Hollow Wilderness Area and Dixie National Forest, allow us to offer unparalleled off trail hiking, canyoneering and backpacking tours to our guests.Canyoneering Tours, Slot Canyon Hiking Tours and Multi-Day Backpacking and Canyoneering Tours. « less
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW via mobile

The fact that you are out in the canyons repelling and hiking is just amazing in itself. Rick and his guides make you feel safe and comfortable. They also take the greatest care of you. If you want to go canyoneering and have no experience Rick can still make this trip fantastic. Anyone could go on this tour and have... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 NEW

Great time. Rick is a great guide with a wealth of information. Super safe and fun to be with. Highly recommended.

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ExcursionsTeam, Owner at Excursions of Escalante, responded to this review

Hi Brian- Thank you for your review. We are glad to hear you had a great time in the canyons! Rick has been researching and exploring Escalante for over 16 years now and loves to share his passion and knowledge of the area with our guests. Have a great summer and we hope to see you around this way again.... More

Colfax, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

I have been out with Excursions of Escalante for many years and it is always a lot of fun and expertly ran by the owner and guides. My family and I always look forward to the trip. Tom McClure, Colfax, California

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Hi Tom- Thanks for your review! It's always a pleasure to have you and your family out in the canyons. We had a great time with you guys this visit, and we look forward to the next! Cheers, Rick Green & Amie Fortin More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Everything about this was an incredible day! The entire staff really focused on providing great service throughout. We saw amazing canyons that we simply wouldn't have seen without a professional guide. This really is a full day about experience, teamwork, and nature. We repelled down over a 100 feet into one of the slot canyons, and it is then just... More

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Hi AP - Thank you for your review. We are glad to be a part of your guys' trip and would love to have you and your family out next time. All the best to you and congrats to the soon to be newlyweds! Cheers, Rick Green & Amie Fortin More

Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

When you think of "slot canyons", think escalante. And if you want to see them up close, be in them, rub yourself into the wall a bit, and feel cool and safe doing it, then go with Excursions of Escalante.. Between Zion and Bryce, we undoubtedly topped off our trip with a visit to Escalante. Rick, our guide, was incredibly... More

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Hi Kingsley - Thank you for your review! We agree, Escalante is THE place for epic slot canyons. So glad you made us a part of your Southern Utah adventure - we can't wait to have you back! Cheers, Rick Green & Amie Fortin More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This was my second trip with Excursions of Escalante. They are awesome. From the initial email, to the morning of the trip, through out the day, and at the end, it is an amazing experience. We really enjoyed both Rick and Matt. They made a great time even better. I highly recommend this trip to anyone who is vacationing in... More

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Hi LS- Thank you for your review. It was great to have you out in the canyons again! We do our best to make sure our guests' experience is excellent from start to finish and we are so glad to hear this was the case for you. Have a wonderful summer! Cheers, Rick Green & Amie Fortin More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014 via mobile

Slot canyoneering isn't to be missed and the only way to get the most out of the experience is with Escalante. The focus on fun and safety was matched only by the friendliness of the owner and staff.

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Hi - Thank you for your review. We agree - Slot canyoneering is a unique experience, especially in Escalante. Glad to hear your day was extraordinary, fun and safe- just how we like to do it! Have a great summer! Cheers, Rick Green & Amie Fortin More

Nantes, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

I adored the discovery of the canyons of Escalante, guides made us live an unforgettable day in complete safety and in total harmony with this astonishing nature of Southern Utah. The exploration was really surprising and rich in sensations. I deeply recommend to live this experience(experiment) a pure moment of happiness.

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Hi Mourad - Thank you for your review. Your description of your experience makes us very happy. It truly is an unforgettable landscape we get to live and play in and we get so much joy in sharing it with folks like you! Safe travels and have a great summer. Cheers, Rick Green & Amie Fortin More

Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Rick and Amie are thoroughly professional in their approach to their business. You enjoyment and safety are uppermost.; preparation and communication are clear and relaxed. We are somewhat outdoorsy and very fit but were very uncertain of this undertaking. It turns out that it is so much less intimidating than we thought. The harness is comfortable and secure and simply... More

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Hi Cate - Thank you for your review. We are glad to hear you had a great experience, from start to finish. It's our goal to make your visit smooth, stress-free and full of fun. Safety First! Have a wonderful summer and thanks again! Cheers, Rick Green & Amie Fortin More

Denver, Colorado
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Excursions of Escalante handled all our needs, questions, concerns, ETC. They are very professional, safety conscious, and made the whole thing fun. We had done some rappelling years ago, but it was pretty much all new to us. It is the only way to see the canyons, and Rick is a great leader.

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Hi - Thank you for your review. We appreciate your feedback! We are glad you enjoyed canyoneering with us and are happy that we got you back on the ropes! Have a safe and fun summer! Cheers, Rick Green & Amie Fortin More

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