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Start 2018 with a memorable adventure trip recipe:

Five days, four nights, in the magical, winter paradise in awe-inspiring southern Utah

Add friendly, respectful, kind, active, outdoor, adventure enthusiasts with a mix of physical skills and abilities

Mix in outdoor activities

Top with plenty of delicious, healthy, home cooked meals each day and 

games, socializing, star gazing and campfires each night

01/11/2018 - 01/15/2018
8:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Elkridge Drive
Hatch, Utah

Our vacation home is located on Elkridge Drive near the intersection of Highway 14 and 89.

Cost to attend
  • $399.00per 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 beautiful, vacation home in Hatch
3 delicious, home-cooked, hearty, healthy meals each day

Pre-trip meeting to help you prepare for this trip

Specific List of What to Bring

    • airfare or ground transportation
    • travel insurance
    • special excursions i.e. snowmobile, hay rides, etc.
    • equipment & gear for snowshoes, micro-spikes, ice skates, etc.
    • items of a personal nature
    • guide tips and gratuities, etc. 

    $200 deposit required to reserve your spot

    Payment in full due by December 11, 2017 (30 days prior to leaving)

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

    Space is limited. 

    Maximum 14 people may attend

    Activities include:

    hiking, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, cross country skiing, nature photography, star gazing, sight seeing, shopping, exploring, geocaching, and learning about the rich history of this area.

    Enjoy this trip the way you want.  There are planned activities from 8 AM to 10 PM each day. You choose to participate in as much or as little as you like. A short meeting is held each evening to discuss the activity options for the following day. 

    With fresh, clean air to breathe and so many beautiful places to visit and explore there is never a dull moment!

    Towns near by: 

    Hatch
    Panguitch
    Orderville
    Tropic
    Cannonville
    Bryce
    Alton
    Glendale
    Mt Carmel
    Kanab
    Henrieville

    Distance from our vacation home near Hatch...

    To Panguitch - 30 min.
    To Red Canyon - 23 min.
    To Bryce Canyon NP - 40 min.
    To Zion NP - 40 min.
    To Kanab - 42 min.
    To Coral Pink Sand Dunes State Park - 49 min.
    To Salt Lake City - 4 hours
    To Kodachrome Basin State Park - 1 hour
    To Duck Creek Village - 15 min.
    Salt Lake City to Panguitch - 3 hours 30 min.
    Salt Lake to Fremont Indian State Park - 2 hr. 45 min.
    Fremont Indian State Park to Panguitch - 1 hr. 9 min.

    Four route options for getting there

    Hwy 12 All American Highway
    Hwy 89 to I-70
    Hwy 89, SR 20 to I-15 - fastest
    Hwy 14 west toward Cedar City, then I-15 north


    About our beautiful Vacation Home:

    Near the intersection of Hwy 89 and Hwy 14
    7 bedrooms
    4.5 baths
    2 kings
    4 queens
    2 twins
    2 pull out couches
    2 air mattresses if needed
    Large kitchen fully stocked
    Horseshoe pit
    Fire pit
    Air Hockey
    Foosball Table
    3500 Sq Ft
    3 Levels
    Wood burning stove
    Laundry facilities
    .70 acre property
    Wireless internet
    Hair dryer
    Free parking
    TV
    Bedrooms based on double occupancy.
    Since there are 3 levels to this home, if you prefer, find a space 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

    We can accommodate those who are gluten free, vegetarian, etc. 
    If you have any dietary needs, please let me know before we leave. 

    Equipment or Gear

    What to bring:
    Sack lunch for Thursday, Jan. 11
    Back Pack
    Trekking Poles, optional
    Water bottle
    Beverages other than water
    Snacks, candy, etc.
    Snowshoes (we may or may not need these)
    Micro Spikes (or equivalent) are required. I have extra pair for sale if you need some.
    Water proof coat
    Water proof outer pants (for rain or snow conditions)
    Smart Wool Socks
    Long underwear
    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 or dirty clothes.
    Warm Hat
    Warm Gloves
    Warm face mask or scarf
    Sunglasses
    Sunscreen
    Layered clothing for warmth 
    We'll know more accurate weather conditions within 7 days of the trip.

    Location

    Elkridge Drive

    Hatch, Utah

    Our vacation home is located on Elkridge Drive near the intersection of Highway 14 and 89.

    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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