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Utah Canyon Outdoors

325 W Main St, Escalante, UT 84726-7705
+1 435-826-4967
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Great guide, great hike"

We booked a slot canyon excursion, and it was GREAT! Our guide (Jim) was very helpful and very... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Layton, Utah
Best Day of Trip - Slot Canyons with Utah Canyon Outdoors Guides

During our family road trip through Utah- we made a stop in Escalante to explore the slot canyons... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Folsom, California
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Utah Canyon Outdoors is in the heart of Escalante, Utah, one hour East of Bryce Canyon and is your best jumping off spot for discovery of this wild and diverse natural area. Our tours and shuttles make "Monument" access easy. Custom maps, guidebooks and "inside" information get you on track to the best day hike and backpack destinations. Our outdoor store is packed with carefully selected and desert tested clothing and gear. The "Coffee Garden" serves organic coffee drinks and fresh baked goodies.
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325 W Main St, Escalante, UT 84726-7705
+1 435-826-4967
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Reviewed yesterday

We booked a slot canyon excursion, and it was GREAT! Our guide (Jim) was very helpful and very patient. We were able to do things we normally wouldn't have done, thanks to his instruction and encouragement. Anyone thinking about a trip to Grand Staircase Escalante...More

Thank DrKevinG24
Reviewed 1 week ago

During our family road trip through Utah- we made a stop in Escalante to explore the slot canyons. On our first day there, we explored on our own and loved it so much that we had to extend our trip and do it again the...More

Thank WiseFun
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Photographing the slot canyons was on my bucket list. We had an awesome day of hiking with Jim. He was knowledgeable, patient and encouraging. My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed meeting him and learning more about the slot canyons. Jim was a confident, phenomenal guide....More

Thank hhhtriple2015
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Jim was an excellent guide and gave a great slot canyon guided hike. Would absolutely go again and recommend to anyone wanting to see a slot canyon in a safe controlled environment.

Thank robert02ss
Reviewed 14 May 2017

We took a day long trip with Jim from Utah Canyon Outdoors. It was incredible. Jim is an amazing teacher and guide. He is patient and kind and extremely knowledgeable. He is terrific at teaching how to maneuver yourself for whatever crack or rock you...More

Thank lylewis2011
Reviewed 13 May 2017

One word to describe this adventure into a slot canyon- awesome! Jim Clery was our guide and showed us various techniques to use negotiating all the twists and turns of the slot which at times was a little physically demanding (at least for a 70-year...More

2  Thank azrobmax
Reviewed 11 May 2017

I cannot say enough about Jim and Utah Canyon Outdoors. His knowledge of the area,his ability to teach and help novices, his demeanor and attitude make going out with him the best adventure ever. I took two trips with him and there was never any...More

Thank Jay R
Reviewed 2 May 2017

I had originally considered trying to hike some of the more popular slot canyons in the area on my own, but a friend who had recently been to Escalante encouraged me to go with a guide, especially since I was a solo traveler. I am...More

Thank rebanyc
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Had an amazing time on this slot canyon tour. Jim was awesome with everyone, making sure we all were able to complete the hike safely and that everyone had a great time. I would definitely book with them the next time I'm down in the...More

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Thanks to Caitie and Jim for helping with beta and equipment for a great 5 day packraft down the Escalante. The rafts they rented us were amazingly tough and the shuttle support was first rate. Jim also makes great coffee! I'd will stop by again...More

Thank Yatz8261
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Hi there, Am thinking of a day hike in GE but will be traveling in rental car. I'll probably be staying in Escalante. Is there anything doable from there that is easy/moderate? matthew
31 December 2016|
Response from Caitlin C | Property representative |
Hi Matthew, There are lots of great day hikes that are accessible with a rental car. It is true that something with high clearance or 4x4 can get you much further, but if you've never been here before there is a lot you... More