Horseshoe Bend Paddle and Antelope Canyon
Spend the long weekend camping and exploring scenic Northern Arizona. We will take a guided trip inside the magical sandstone walls of Antelope Canyon! We will also get to see the iconic Horseshoe Bend from an overlook and then get to paddle by it on the river the next day. A highlight of the trip will be our overnight camp out on the banks of the Colorado River where we will paddle 10 miles enjoying the canyon's beauty and historic petroglyphs.
SRWC Member: $200
Faculty, Staff, Non Enrolled CSUSB Student, and Alumni Association: $230
Sponsored Guest: $400
Pre-Trip Meeting / Sign-Up Deadline
November 6, 2019, 6pm @ SRWC
3 - Adventurous
Trip Departs From
CSUSB Student Recreation and Wellness Center
Day 1: We''l begin our journey with a 7.5 hour drive to Lee's Ferry Campground in Page, AZ. First day, we will set up camp and have dinner, then rest early for the busy weekend ahead.
Day 2: We will start today with a drive to the Horseshoe Bend overlook to take to awesome pictures of this scenic part of the Grand Canyon. Then we will enjoy a hike with some geological features like slot canyons and arches. Our last stop of the day is a 1 hour guided tour of Antelope Canyon before heading back to camp for dinner and sleep.
Day 3: Today, we will check out the original settlers' ranch and hike to an overlook of the Colorado River where we will be kayaking today. Then, we will head to the boat launch before getting brought upriver 15 miles to the Glen Canyon Dam. Here, we will begin our kayak downstream and camp along the banks of the river.
Day 4: An early start will consist of finishing the rest of our kayaking adventure back to our launch site. After we pack up our gear, we will head off to another hike down to the river before heading back home.
8 meals are included, starting with breakfast on day 2 (3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, and 2 dinners)
2 meal are not included (2 dinners). Bring money.
Hygiene and Comfort
We will be carrying our all our food, shelter, clothing, water and equipment in a pack weighting up to 40lbs. We will be staying in reserved campsites. The campsites are within close proximity to vault toilets and there are NO showers. We will treat water from a nearby spring or bring enough water from CSUSB. You will have the option to share a tent with one or two people or sleep out under the cover of the stars. Light weight tents, warm synthetic sleeping bags, foam pads and ground tarps will be provided to ensure a comfortable night’s sleep. The ground consists of soft and hard soil.
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