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Far Out Expeditions

Mulberry Avenue, Bluff, UT
+1 435-672-2294
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A Day with Vaughan in The Canyons

Vaughan is easily one of the most interesting, learned and enthusiastic guides I have ever met. His... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
This is why you get a guide!

Our day trip with Vaughn was to view petroglyphs in the Cedar Mesa area. The setting was beautiful... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2016
Saint Louis, Missouri
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Mulberry Avenue, Bluff, UT
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

Vaughan is easily one of the most interesting, learned and enthusiastic guides I have ever met. His deep knowledge of the history and lore of the Ancient Puebloans and the landscape they inhabited makes for an unforgettable experience. You will come away mesmerized by the...More

Thank 69catamount
Reviewed 8 June 2016

Our day trip with Vaughn was to view petroglyphs in the Cedar Mesa area. The setting was beautiful, the petroglyphs were fascinating and Vaughn had an extraordinarily deep knowledge of the archeology/anthropology of the area. Just as rewarding was Vaughn’s eclectic stories of writers, the...More

1  Thank Gecko_2525
Reviewed 28 April 2016

We spent an amazing day on Comb Ridge with Vaughn, hiking through gorgeous territory to ruins and rock art. All along the way learning so much about the past, present, and even a bit about the future. Vaughn has a gift of imparting his deep...More

Thank DLMS_3
Reviewed 13 October 2015

Just once out with Vaughn Hedenfled, the chief guide and owner Far Out Expeditions and I was hooked. His 6-day backpacking trip into the lower Grand Gulch sold me on his experience, knowledge, skills as a guide and overall nice guy. He kept things exciting...More

1  Thank John P
Reviewed 18 May 2015

I have backpacked extensively in this area for 20 years. I really wanted to do a certain canyon and FOE was running a trip there. Vaughn is the most knowledgable guide I have EVER hiked with--from archeology to land issues to cowboy history. I saw...More

3  Thank StantonHyde
Reviewed 21 April 2015

Where to begin . . . I wanted to take my son and his friend on a Spring Break trip to learn about the ancient puebloans, to see a bit of how and where they lived and what they left behind. Our time with Vaughn...More

1  Thank DeniseKramer
Reviewed 22 March 2015

Laura did not fall!! Thanks Vaughn! Everything else was pretty cool too. Except for when he got angry at some people who went on a closed trail and went back to seal off the entrance with branches. If Cairns were Japan, this guy is Godzil....More

1  Thank Izatur
Reviewed 4 November 2014

We went "Ancient people lesson 1" with Vaughn 6 months ago. Had a great time, then so we decided to return for "Ancient people lesson 2". Of course!! we had a amazing trip with Vaughn again. He so knowledgeable and fun, he will take you...More

1  Thank hcbreeze
Reviewed 7 October 2014

My wife and I utilized Vaughn 5 years ago on a whirlwind Southern Eastern Utah trip. This time we wanted to slow down and really enjoy the immediate area around Bluff. And we planned the whole trip around Vaughn's availability. We weren't disappointed. Vaughn is...More

2  Thank squeke
Reviewed 7 May 2014 via mobile

I was part of a group of 3 guys (age 52, 62, 63) who used this company in May 2014. What an amazing time with an EXPERT GUIDE! This guy (Vaughn) has vast knowledge and will show you unbelievable cultural sites from early North American...More

2  Thank GasManOhio
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We would like to do a half day trip on Wednesday, March 22, to see the petroglyphs on Comb ridge.. or possible suggestions..Wolf man and other procession Robert Bjorkquist 8587748280
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