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Start 2019 with a memorable January adventure trip!

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

Friendly, respectful, kind, active, outdoor adventure enthusiasts

Plenty of outdoor activities each day with a variety of physical levels 

Daily delicious, healthy, home-cooked dinners

Board games, socializing, star-gazing and campfires in the evening

01/17/2019 - 01/21/2019
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
  • $499.00per 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

    • 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 may 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.

    Some of the above may include an additional fee.

    Enjoy this trip the way you like, at a pace you like.

    Organized activities are happening from 8 AM to 10 PM each day. You decide which of these to participate in.

    A short meeting is held each evening to discuss plans for the next day.

    With fresh, clean air to breathe and so many beautiful places to visit and explore there is plenty to see and do.

    Towns near by: 

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

    Distance from our vacation home

    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:
    Make your own breakfast: Cold cereal i.e. Corn flakes, hot cereal (oats, cream of wheat), milk, yogurt, almond milk, fruit, orange juice, eggs, toast, jam, butter, cream cheese, bacon, brown/white sugar.

    Sack Lunches:
    Lunches made in the morning or night before since we'll be gone all day.
    Turkey, ham, cheese, lettuce, spinach, mayo, mustard, pickles, granola bar, peanut butter, jam, bread, fruit, etc.

    Dinner:
    Soups (daily): Potato Corn Chowder (bacon on the side), Wonton Chicken Cilantro Soup, Vegetable Beef Soup, (beef on the side), Chicken Tortilla Soup (Chicken on the side)
    Breads: French Bread, daily hot fresh scones w/ honey
    Paninis: Pick and choose which ingredients you like
    Salad Bar (daily): Romaine, baby spinach, black beans, garbanzo beans, pepperoni, pineapple chunks, mandarin oranges, peas, celery, carrots, green onions, yellow onions, corn, kidney beans, shredded coconut, shredded chicken, croutons, bacon bits, beets, meatballs, Ranch, Olive Garden Italian dressing, Balsamic Vinegar, Olive Oil
    Asian Buffet: Hawaiian Haystack or Veggie Stir Fry: Rice with toppings i.e. bacon bits, chicken, meatballs, stir fry veggies, mandarin oranges, pineapple, celery, coconut, croutons, Chinese noodles, asian cashew salad. Sauces include: Teriyaki, Yellow/Red Curry, or Chicken Gravy. Meat options include chicken, beef
    Italian Dinner: Spaghetti & Meatballs (meatballs on the side)
    Mexican Buffet AND Slow Cooker Chicken Enchiladas (chicken on the side), Tortilla Chips, Salsa

    Communication
    Every evening during dinner a short meeting is held to discuss activity options for the following day. Because of the size of our group no one will need to participate in any activities by themselves unless they choose to stay at our vacation home for some alone time.
    There are always harder AND easier options every day!
    You may decide if you want to participate in all or just part of the planned activities.

    Dietary Restrictions
    If you have any dietary needs, please tell me right away.

    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
    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.

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    Timeline

    Jan 17
    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 18
    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 19
    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 20
    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 21
    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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