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Canyonlands Lodge Ride - Colorado Plateau


Itinerary for Canyonlands Lodge Ride - Colorado Plateau


 
Sample Itinerary- subject to changes

Time away from the lodge may vary day to day, but as a general rule, you should plan to depart by 9am each morning and to return about 6pm in the evening. The rides are leisurely and might be divided into two groups, one group going a longer distance and one a shorter distance. Daily travel time to or from our trailhead averages about twenty minutes.


Day 1: Arrival
Arrive scenic Torrey, Utah and check into your assigned lodge. Participants on lodge rides will meet with your trip leader and interpretative specialist for orientation and to outline details, destinations, and scheduling particulars at 7:00pm at your assigned lodge.
Meals included: None
Overnight at accommodation in Torrey


Day 2: Ride through Capitol Reef National Park
Your guides will meet you after breakfast at your inn and then you'll depart for a short vehicle ride to the trailhead meeting the remainder of the crew and your horse. After becoming familiar with your mount, you'll hit the Sand Creek Trail for The Mummy Cliffs and Fremont River Overlook, Hell's Hole and Paradise Overlook or you'll ride along Pleasant Creek as you pass through the Waterpocket Fold in Capitol Reef National Park.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Overnight at accommodation in Torrey


Day 3: Ride through Capitol Reef National Park
From your Torrey inn, you'll visit Sulfur Creek Gorge and The Goosenecks; or you'll ride the Keller Trail to Capitol Reef Overlook on Chokecherry Point and The Terrace.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Overnight at accommodation in Torrey


Day 4: Ride through Grand Staircase/Escalante National Monument
Today your accommodations will shift from the Torrey area to Boulder. For those guests traveling by automobile, you'll transfer car and luggage to trails end then go in the van to today's trailhead and ride The Slickrock Trail or you'll ride The Great Western Trail to The Terrace and Meek's Lake. Follow our vehicles to your new accommodations with plenty of time to unpack, relax and enjoy a distinctive dining experience with your guide before bedding down.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Overnight at accommodation in Boulder


Day 5: Ride through Grand Staircase/Escalante National Monument
From our Boulder base, you'll experience the Burr Trail into the Escalante river canyons of Sand Hollow and Deer Creek or you'll ride from Roundup Flat Trail to Long Lake, Scout Lake and Sunflower Flat.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Overnight at accommodation in Boulder


Day 6: Last Ride through Grand Staircase/Escalante National Monument
You'll depart for a final day of riding joining your mount in Indian Gulch, then journey to The Lamp Stand, Lamanite Natural Bridge and Egg Canyon or venture to Edmund's Hole, Steep Creek Lakes and Deer Creek. On this final evening, you’ll enjoy a group dinner before your final night's stay.
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Overnight at accommodation in Boulder


Day 7: Departure
Depart Boulder, Utah at your convenience.

Note: This is a sample itinerary which includes two possible scenarios of daily activity. It will give you an idea of what you might experience. In reality, we have dozens of trails to explore and dozens of landforms to visit. Where ever we go, we'll have fun and see some spectacular country.

2020 Dates and Highlights
April 12th to 18th: Wildflowers; Springtime in Red Rocks
May 3rd to 9th: Wildflowers; Springtime in Red Rocks
May 24th to 30th: Wildflowers; Springtime in Red Rocks
June 14th to 20th: Explore Capitol Reef NP & the Escalante Canyons NM headwaters including alpine settings
July 5th to 11th: Explore Capitol Reef NP & the Escalante Canyons NM headwaters including alpine settings
July 26th to August 1st: Explore Capitol Reef NP & the Escalante Canyons NM headwaters including alpine settings
August 16th to 22nd: Views of the Canyonlands, Four Corner area, alpine lakes, and aspens
August 30th to September 5th: Views of the Canyonlands, Four Corner area, alpine lakes, and aspens
September 20th to 26th: Fall colors in the aspens and cottonwoods
October 11th to 17th: Fall colors in the aspens and cottonwoods
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Canyonlands Lodge Ride - Colorado Plateau
Tour Code: IRUT01
7 days / 6 nights ~$2,700.00
Dates : May to Nov

Trip Rating :
Difficulty : Riding Level
Riding Level Explained
ABeginner
Beginner A rider who has limited experience, is unable to post the trot and does not canter.
BNovice
Novice A rider who is capable of mounting and dismounting unassisted, capable of applying basic aids, comfortable and in control at the walk, moderate length posting trots, and short canters.
CIntermediate
Intermediate A rider who has a firm seat, is confident and in control at all paces (including posting trots, two point canters and gallops), but does not ride regularly.
D Strong Intermediate
Strong Intermediate An intermediate rider who is currently riding regularly and is comfortable in the saddle for at least 6 hours per day.
EAdvanced
All of the above, plus an independent seat, soft hands, and capable of handlinga spirited horse in open country.
Lodging: Standard
Lodging Level Explained
   
= Facilities in lodges, estancias, haciendas, resorts, etc.
   
Basic lodging - some with shared bathroom facilities, usually no AC or room service.
Regular standard room - usually with private bath.
 Accommodations with superior comforts.
   
 = Trips with nights in tent camps. Sometimes the first and last night are in hotels.
   
Basic tent camping - everyone helps out with camp chores.
Regular standard with some camp amenities and camp cook.
Camping facilities with superior comforts like camp shower, bathroom facility..
   
 = Trips that combine nights in hotels and camping.
   
Basic accommodation and basic camping facilities can be expected.
Regular standard with some nicer amenities.
Only assigned to hotel and camping facilities with superior comforts.

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Season Tour Dates  Min / MaxReserve
A 2020 04/12 - 04/18 7d / 6n 7 day Trip, AP 4 /10 Reserve
A 2020 05/03 - 05/09 7d / 6n 7 day Trip, AP 4 /10 Reserve
A 2020 05/24 - 05/30 7d / 6n 7 day Trip, AP 4 /10 Reserve
A 2020 06/14 - 06/20 7d / 6n 7 day Trip, AP 4 /10 Reserve
A 2020 07/05 - 07/11 7d / 6n 7 day Trip, AP 4 /10 Reserve
A 2020 07/26 - 08/01 7d / 6n 7 day Trip, AP 4 /10 Reserve
A 2020 08/16 - 08/22 7d / 6n 7 day Trip, AP 4 /10 Reserve
A 2020 08/30 - 09/05 7d / 6n 7 day Trip, AP 4 /10 Reserve
A 2020 09/20 - 09/26 7d / 6n 7 day Trip, AP 4 /10 Reserve
A 2020 10/11 - 10/17 7d / 6n 7 day Trip, AP 4 /10 Reserve
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Tack: Western
Horses: Quarter, Quarter cross
Pace: Depends on terrain and riders experien...
Walk, Trot, Canter,
Airport: Salt Lake City Airport (SLC)
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