Evans Outdoor Adventures

Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument

Adventure Log: We Weren’t Ready to Leave — More Adventures in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument
Adventure Log: We Weren’t Ready to Leave — More Adventures in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

Adventure Log: We Weren’t Ready to Leave — More Adventures in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

October 21-27, 2019 The Advantage of Not Having Plans Anyone who knows me knows that I am a planner. In our former life, we used to vacation with a three-ringed binder full of hike details, maps, and a detailed itinerary.…

Adventure Log: Escalante Explorations & Our One Month Anniversary
Adventure Log: Escalante Explorations & Our One Month Anniversary

Adventure Log: Escalante Explorations & Our One Month Anniversary

October 14-20, 2019 Day 26: Escalante Natural Bridge Hike Today we did a repeat hike to Escalante Natural Bridge. This is a relatively easy 4.0 mile roundtrip hike to a beautiful natural bridge along the Escalante River. We’ve done the…

Adventure Log: Boondocking in Utah’s Grand Staircase-Esclante National Monument
Adventure Log: Boondocking in Utah’s Grand Staircase-Esclante National Monument

Adventure Log: Boondocking in Utah’s Grand Staircase-Esclante National Monument

October 7-13, 2019 Day 19: We Arrive at Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument We spent the morning moving roughly 80 miles from Bear Valley RV Park just north of Panguitch, Utah to a sweet boondocking spot in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.…

Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument’s Upper Calf Creek Falls, April 2017
Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument’s Upper Calf Creek Falls, April 2017

Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument’s Upper Calf Creek Falls, April 2017

Beautiful desert waterfall, cascades and pools on this short hike in Utah’s Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument  Distance: 2.3 miles round trip  Type: Y shape  Difficulty: moderate due to 657’ elevation loss/gain, most of this in the first half mile  Best…

Backpacking Utah’s Neon & Choprock Canyons Day 3, April 2017
Backpacking Utah’s Neon & Choprock Canyons Day 3, April 2017

Backpacking Utah’s Neon & Choprock Canyons Day 3, April 2017

Unique pothole arches, stunning canyons, narrows, and rock art—Utah’s Escalante River at its finest Distance: 22.5 miles round trip for the three day backpack described here     Type: out and back Difficulty: moderate with 1,200′ elevation loss from Egypt…

Backpacking Utah’s Neon & Choprock Canyons Day 2, April 2017
Backpacking Utah’s Neon & Choprock Canyons Day 2, April 2017

Backpacking Utah’s Neon & Choprock Canyons Day 2, April 2017

Unique pothole arches, stunning canyons, narrows, and rock art—Utah’s Escalante River at its finest Distance: 22.5 miles round trip for the three day backpack described here     Type: out and back Difficulty: moderate with 1,200′ elevation loss from Egypt…

Backpacking Utah’s Neon & Choprock Canyons Day 1, April 2017
Backpacking Utah’s Neon & Choprock Canyons Day 1, April 2017

Backpacking Utah’s Neon & Choprock Canyons Day 1, April 2017

Unique pothole arches, stunning canyons, narrows, and rock art—Utah’s Escalante River at its finest Distance: 22.5 miles round trip for the three day backpack described here or 9.5 mile round trip day hike to Golden Cathedral from Egypt TH   …

After the Flood: Escalante River Backpack day 2, Oct 2016
After the Flood: Escalante River Backpack day 2, Oct 2016

After the Flood: Escalante River Backpack day 2, Oct 2016

Redrock canyons, a large natural bridge, and rock art await in this desert oasis  Distance: 19 miles  Type: car shuttle required  Difficulty: normally moderate hike made more difficult by recent flooding  Best season: spring and fall Day two of our…

After the Flood: Escalante River backpack day 1, Oct 2016
After the Flood: Escalante River backpack day 1, Oct 2016

After the Flood: Escalante River backpack day 1, Oct 2016

Redrock canyons, a large natural bridge, and rock art in a desert oasis  Distance: 19 miles  Type: car shuttle required  Difficulty: normally moderate hike made more difficult by recent flooding Best season: spring and fall It was October 1st and…

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