Welcome!

Join us for a memorable adventure trip to northern Utah and Southern Idaho!  In just four days and three nights we'll visit Utah's oldest known tree, the Jardine Jupiter, the Wind Caves in scenic Logan Canyon, Bear Lake, "the Caribbean of the Rockies", Idaho's famous "Lava Hot Springs", Naomi Peak, the highest peak in the Bear River Mountain Range and an array of wildflowers at Tony Grove Lake.

07/09/2018 - 07/12/2018
8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Logan
Logan, Utah

Cost to attend
  • $299.00per person, double occupancy
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Assistance in helping you find a compatible room mate, if needed
Assistance in carpooling, if needed
Guide services
Lodging in a vacation home
Delicious, home-cooked, hearty, healthy meals each day

Pre-trip meeting designed to help you prepare for this trip

List of What to Bring

    • ground transportation
    • travel insurance
    • special excursions i.e. boating, entrance fees to state parks, caves, museums, etc.
    • equipment & gear for stand up paddle surfing, kayaking, etc. etc.
    • items of a personal nature
    • guide tips and gratuities, etc. 

    $200 deposit required to reserve your spot

    Full payment due 30 days prior to departure.

    Payments made by cash, check or VENMO, user name: Sheryl McGlochlin


    The best reason for attending:  

    We have plenty to offer on our adventure trips i.e. scenery, good food and outdoor activities but the people who attend and the friendships that are made may be the best reason of all. Come and meet fun, active, friendly, kind, caring, outdoor, adventure enthusiasts with all physical abilities.  Enjoy plenty of delicious, home cooked and healthy meals as well.

    Featured Sites:

    Lava Hot Springs

    Minnetonka Cave

    Cheese Factory

    Bear Lake State Park

    Willard Bay State Park

    Hyrum State Park


    Featured Hikes:

    Tony Grove Lake

    Utah’s Oldest Known Tree

    Wind Caves

    White Pine Lake

    Naome Peak


    Activities include:

    Hiking, nature photography, looking for wildlife and wildflowers, star gazing, sight seeing, shopping, exploring, swimming, entering caves, geocaching, and learning about the rich history of this area.

    Enjoy the trip the way YOU choose.  Planned activities are held from 8 AM - 10 PM each day. Participate in as much or as little as you like. Choose the type of hike you want or plan to do a portion of the hike rather than the entire hike, if you like. 

    A short meeting is held every evening to discuss the activity options for the following day. 

    With plenty of fresh mountain air to breathe and beautiful places to explore there is never a dull moment!


    Towns near by: 

    Logan

    Hyrum

    Willard

    Brigham City

    Garden City

    Bloomington, ID

    Paris, ID

    McCammon, ID

    St Charles, ID

    Malad City, ID

    Montpelier, ID

    Tremonton, UT

    Honeyville, UT

    Mantua, UT


    Distance from our vacation home in Logan to: 

    Salt Lake City - 1 hour 30 minutes

    Bear Lake - 53 minutes

    Logan Canyon - 7 minutes

    Tony Grove Lake - 49 minutes

    Minnetonka Caves - 1 hour 14 minutes

    Lava Hot Springs - 1 hour 25 minutes

    Hyrum State Park - 15 minutes

    Willard Bay State Park - 38 minutes

    Brigham City - 29 minutes

    Gossner Foods Cheese Factory - 6 minutes


    About our beautiful Vacation Home:


    Bedrooms based on double occupancy.
    If you prefer, find a space in the home to sleep alone, if you like.
    Bring a cot or use one of the provided air mattresses or couches and sleep anywhere.


    Meals: 


    Breakfast Buffet:
    Corn Flakes, Hot cereal like oats & cream of wheat, milk, almond milk, fruit, orange juice, eggs, toast, bacon, brown/white sugar, hot chocolate, apple juice.


    Lunch:
    Lunches are made in the morning (or the night before) since we may not return to the house until dinner.
    Turkey, ham, cheese, lettuce, spinach, mayo, mustard, pickles, carrot sticks, granola bar, peanut butter, jam, bread, fruit, etc.


    Hearty, Hot, Healthy Home-made Dinners:
    Soup & Salad Dinner: Potato Corn Chowder (bacon on the side), Vegetable Soup (Beef on the side), French Bread, Tossed Green Salad w/ toppings
    Asian Dinner: Hawaiian Haystack: Rice w/ several toppings and sauces. Toppings include: bacon, chicken, meatballs, veggies, mandarin oranges, pineapple, celery, coconut, croutons, Chinese noodles, asian cashew salad. Sauces include: Teriyaki, Yellow & Red Curry, Chicken/Beef Gravy
    Italian Dinner: Lasagna Dinner w/ tossed green salad w/ toppings, Olive Garden Italian dressing, garlic bread
    Mexican Dinner: Taco Soup, Killer Nachos, Enchilada Dish, Tossed Green Salad w/ toppings, Tortilla Chips, Salsa

    Desserts:
    Hot Fudge Sundae or Banana Split
    Apple Cobbler w/ Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
    Root Beer Float
    Chocolate Pudding, Rice Pudding, Vanilla Pudding
    S’mores - graham crackers, marshmallows, chocolate

    Dietary Restrictions

    If you have any dietary restrictions i.e.  gluten free, vegetarian, etc. please let me know in advance.  

    Equipment or Gear

    What to bring:
    Sack lunch for the first day 
    Back Pack
    Trekking Poles, optional
    Water bottle
    Beverages other than water
    Snacks, candy, junk food, etc. (bring your own)   
    Jacket
    Smart Wool Socks
    Hiking Shoes
    Toiletries
    Camera
    40 Ziplock Bags (20 sandwich and 20 quart size) (used for sandwiches, chopped ingredients for upcoming meals or left overs from a meal). 
    4 Grocery Bags or more. Used for carrying muddy, wet shoes in cars or for dirty clothes.
    Hat
    Sunglasses
    Sunscreen
    Layered clothing for warmth - some hiking is at 10,000 ft.
    More accurate weather conditions will be known within 7 days of the trip.

    Location

    Logan

    Logan, Utah

    Photos

    Timeline

    Jan 11
    Day 1 - Thursday

    8 AM: Leave SLC
    11 AM: Meet everyone at Fremont Indian SP
    11 AM - 1:30 PM: Lunch, HIKE, movie inside the Visitors Center, explore at Fremont Indian SP
    1:30 PM: Leave Fremont Indian SP and drive south on Hwy 89
    3 PM: Check in at our Elkridge Vacation Home
    3:30 - 5:30 PM: Hike & Explore in Red Canyon or anywhere in the area
    5:30 PM: Dinner served
    6:30 - 9 PM: Games, fire pit outside, star gazing, quiet time, s’mores

    Jan 12
    Day 2 - Friday

    7 AM: Breakfast and prepare lunches
    8 AM: All day adventure with plenty of beauty 
    5 PM: Return home for dinner
    5:30 PM: Dinner served
    6:30 - 9 PM: Games, fire pit outside, star gazing, quiet time, s’mores

    Jan 13
    Day 3 - Saturday

    7 AM: Breakfast and prepare lunches
    8 AM: All day adventure with plenty of beauty
    5 PM: Return home for dinner
    5:30 PM: Dinner served
    6:30 - 9 PM: Games, fire pit outside, star gazing, quiet time, s’mores

    Jan 14
    Day 4 - Sunday

    Relaxing day, sleep in if you like.
    8 AM: All day adventure with plenty of beauty
    5:30 PM: Dinner served
    6:30 - 9 PM: Games, fire pit outside, star gazing, quiet time, s’mores

    Jan 15
    Day 5 - Monday

    7 - 9 AM: Breakfast, prepare lunch, pack bags, tidy up the house
    9 AM: Check out
    Options include: Stay in the area and continue to hike, explore, etc. or head for home. (4 hr drive from SLC)

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