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Tours amongst the Landscape

Adventure Southeast Utah's backcountry with us!

* We offer a variety of "Full-day" (8-hour) hiking adventures in different regions of the Bears Ears National Monument.

* Backpack multiple days with us in a landscape of mystical awe. Utah's canyon country is truly unique with landscapes of vibrant colors and geological wonders.

* We provide guided "Half-day" (4-hour) tours in the historical Bears Ears National Monument.

* We guide photographers to view the magnificence of the region while providing them unique stories about the landscapes or wildlife they photograph.


"Full-Day" Hiking (Cedar Mesa)

Prices for "Full-day" Cedar Mesa adventure (Open): 

Adult (18 yrs and older): $180

Youth (Age 13-17): $150

Child (Age 6-12): $120

* Prices do not include sales tax.

*We'll add $20 per person for "Private Tours".

The majestic Cedar Mesa is a plateau that is the base of the prominent Bear's Ears buttes and has a vast system of mystical canyons. This 8-hour tour takes place within this awesome landscape filled with ancient history and geological splendor. Explore this land of wonders with Ancient Wayves!  

Some of the trails we frequent on Cedar Mesa:

*Citadel: Distance (~6.5 miles roundtrip), Difficulty(Medium).

*House on Fire: Distance (~2 miles roundtrip), Difficulty(Low).

*Moonhouse: Distance(~4 miles roundtrip), Difficulty(Medium).

Contact us for more information or scheduling an adventurous day with us on Cedar Mesa.


Photo-Adventure (4 hours)

Price for a "private" photo tour:

$100 per person

There is an abundance of scenic views in this majestic region. Enjoy a photo tour you'll never forget along the river or out in the backcountry.!

Our knowledgeable guides will guide you to unique places to capture the beauty of Southeast Utah.  Explore fascinating landscapes that have been inspiring artists since time immemorial.

Contact us today to plan a day of adventure and photography.


"Half-Day" Hiking (Butler Wash)

Prices for a Butler Wash adventure (Open):

Adult (Age 18 &over): $95 

Youth (Age 13-17): $90 

Child (Age 6-12): $85 

Child (Age 1-5): Free

*Sales tax will be added

* We add $20 per person for "Private Tours".

Butler Wash is a San Juan River tributary that was created by the awesome land feature, the Comb Ridge Monocline. We'll guide guests on short distance hikes in this scenic region where we see wonderful geologic features, archaeology, and the local animal/plant habitat.  

Adventure options:

*Wolfman Panel: Distance (1.5 mile roundtrip), Difficulty (Medium).

*Procession Panel: Distance (3 miles roundtrip), Difficulty (Medium).

*Double-Stack: Distance (1.5 miles roundtrip), Difficulty (Low).

*Monarch Cave: Distance (1.5 miles roundtrip), Difficulty (Low).


"Multiple-Day" Backpacking (Grand Gulch)


$270 per Adult/day

$240 per Youth/day

The mystical Cedar Mesa has a unique system of lush canyons possessing remnants of a once- thriving civilization. This canyon system is called the Grand Gulch. Backpack with us through miles of pure natural artistic beauty protected by the remoteness of this extensive canyon system. 

Let us help you plan a memorable exploration in this splendid landscape.

Give us a call or email for more information about adventures within Grand Gulch.


"Full-Day" Hiking (Lime Creek)

Prices for "Full-Day" Lime Creek adventure (Open):

Adult (Ages 18 & older): $180

Youth (Ages 13-17): $150

Children (Ages 6-12): $120

Let us guide you to a place where many stories are held within the exposed rock layers. As you trek along through this awesome landscape, precariously positioned layers of the Monument Upwarp give a visual about the Earth's past. 

This region is rich in demographic history with many different groups of people passing through this beautiful landscape. 

Lime Creek feeds the mighty San Juan River, so we get to view this magnificent body of water during this adventure.

*Distance (~ 9 miles roundtrip), Difficulty (Easy-medium).


"Multiple-Day" Backpacking (Recapture Canyon)


$250 per day/Adult

$220 per day/Youth

Backpack into and through a magnificent canyon that feeds the San Juan River. Recapture Canyon extends from the Abajo Mountains passing through lands of the Ute and Navajo.

Early settlers and pioneers roamed this canyon in search of homesteads and pastures for their cattle. Along with evidence of early settlers and cattle ranching, this unique canyon was inhabited by indigenous groups thousands of years ago.

We'll trek 15-miles spending one night amongst beautiful rock formations and native wildlife. 

*Difficulty: Medium


"Half-Day" Hiking (Cedar Mesa)

Prices for a "Half-day" tour on Cedar Mesa (Open):

Adult (Age 18 and older): $95

Youth (Age 12-17): $90

Child (Age 6-11): $85

Child (Age 1-5): Free

* For "Private Tours", we'll add $20 per person.

If you're looking to explore an area truly unique and within the Bears Ears National Monument for a few hours, adventure with us on a "Half-Day" hiking tour. We'll enhance your visit to this historical region. Our knowledgeable guides will lead you on an adventure filled with an abundance of archaeology and fun.

This tour provides stunning views of the Four Corners landscape.

Contact us and we'll be happy to help you plan a "Half-Day" hiking adventure on Cedar Mesa.


"Full-Day" Hiking (Honaker Trail)

Prices for a "Full-day" Honaker Trail adventure (Open):

Adult (Age 18 & older): $180

Youth (Age 13-17): $150

Child (Age 8-12): $120

Child (Age 3-7): Not recommended because of difficulty.

Child (Age 1-2): Free- May be carried by parent.

Are you ready to travel back in time? We'll guide you down into a canyon of sedimentary layers deposited millions of years ago. View the awesome wonder of this great canyon which was carved by the majestic San Juan River. Relax and enjoy the pleasant flow of the river when you reach the beach.  After a little exploration near the river and rejuvenating your strength, we'll ascend back up the switchback trail to our waiting vehicles. 

*Difficulty level: Medium-High



Prices for Slickhorn adventure (Open):

Adults (18 yrs. & over):   $180

Youth (Age 12-17):   $150

Child (6-11 yrs.): $120

* Sales tax will be added. 

* An additional $20 will be added per person for "Private tours".

Experience a guided adventure where you'll explore a mystical canyon of the Cedar Mesa called Slickhorn. This marvelous day-hike is in a setting of beautiful and wild canyon country.  Trek with a guide whose ancestors lived in this mystical region long ago.

You'll traverse primitive trails amongst rough terrain where water drainages will be crossed. It is important to wear comfortable shoes with good tread. 

We'll provide lunch, water and snacks. Guests will carry their own belongings and water.  

Come join us for a memorable exploration in an awesome landscape! 

Hiking, Backpacking & Photography Tours: Tours
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