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Excursions of Escalante

125 E Main St, Escalante, UT 84726-7709
+1 800-839-7567
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Simply the best

I'm a long-time outdoor traveler, and Rick's guiding is simply some of the best I've ever witnessed... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago
chuckpezeshki
June 2018

Rick and Amie offered an overall great package. It was fun and educational. The scenery is... read more

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
skelly1623
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We are in our 18TH 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.
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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125 E Main St, Escalante, UT 84726-7709
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm a long-time outdoor traveler, and Rick's guiding is simply some of the best I've ever witnessed or experienced. World-class. Additionally, the place we went was stunning.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rick and Amie offered an overall great package. It was fun and educational. The scenery is beautiful. They made me feel like my safety was number one priority.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We traveled around the entire West coast and by far, the best thing we did, was this Canyoneering excursion. Worth every penny, do not even hesitate to do this based on skill or money. If all your extremities work, do it. It’s a full experience,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One word to describe our June 2018 adventure in with Excursions of Escalante — EPIC!! My husband researched for hours and hours online to find an excursion that would challenge and excite our teenagers but not frighten the heck out of his wife! Although we...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In a state as stunningly beautiful as Utah, it's hard to imagine that anything other than a National Park might constitute a 'holiday highlight', but a day's Canyoneering with Excursions of Escalante certainly did! Our family (parents & young teenager), along with another family (with...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Two days exploring the canyons. Rick is patient, supportive, VERY experienced. Encouraged me to do things and go places I and do things I wouldn’t have done —repel down walls, squeeze through tight places, climb up steep rocks. Aimee and staff informative and fun. Cats...More

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ExcursionsTeam, Manager at Excursions of Escalante, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Greetings Sylviepro Thank you for your review. We aim to challenge our guests in a safe, fun and comfortable environment. Glad you got a lot out of it - come back and visit the animals anytime! Cheers Rick and Amie

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a terrific time with Rick on our canyoneering trip. My husband and I and our 2 college age sons all loved it. I'm afraid of heights but handled this ok with our biggest rappel being 40 feet. Rick was very patient with me...More

Thank kkearn
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ExcursionsTeam, Manager at Excursions of Escalante, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Greetings kkearn Thank you for your review. Humbled to hear that your day with us in Escalante was the favorite part of your trip! We had a blast with you too. We aim for the entire day to be as safe scenic and fun as...More

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Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

My husband, are 10 year old son and my sister (with hearing loss) just went canyoneering with Rick. He's very calm, throughful, safe, a great conversationalist & overall fantastic person. He has a number of qualifications in canyoneering with 18 years of experience before that...More

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ExcursionsTeam, Manager at Excursions of Escalante, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Greetings Wendys74 Thank you for you review. We are honored to be the highlight of your Utah trip. Glad you had a fun day and we look forward to seeing you next time! Cheers Rick and Amie

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Reviewed July 9, 2018

These folks do an amazing job of making you feel safe, secure and adventurous in addition to seeing some amazing slot canyons that aren't well known.

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ExcursionsTeam, Manager at Excursions of Escalante, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Greetings Joette-Marie R Thank you for your review. Glad we were able to get you off the beaten in a fun and safe environment. See you next time! Cheers Rick and Amie

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Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

We did a great one day trip with Rick and Andrew. The slot canyon was beautiful. Rick worked hard to pick a route that was fun for our 3 late teens. He taught us enough canyoneering skills to safely hike Orderville Canyon later on our...More

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ExcursionsTeam, Manager at Excursions of Escalante, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Greetings Eyerob Thank you for your review. We are so glad your family enjoyed the day! We work hard to make sure our trips are fun, scenic, safe and educational. And we thank you for all of your hard work in the canyon! More adventures...More

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Debbie B
February 25, 2017|
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Greetings Debbie - We are glad to hear of your interest in canyoneering with us. We offer full day tours. Unfortunately there are no slot canyons in the Escalante area that are doable within a 3hr time period. We take... More
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