Adventure Travel Hiking Tours - 3/4 - Grand Canyon Backpacking Trips |
Book Now

Adventure Travel Hiking Tours

Discover your adventure travel trip with Four Season Guides. Backpack, hike and explore hidden places in America’s southwest.

Visiting Natural Arches of the American Southwest

Nothing says the “American Southwest” quite like a natural stone arch. These wondrous outdoor rock sculptures, souvenirs from millions of years of desert erosion, are the highlight of any Utah adventure – and have the advantage of fitting colorfully into a camera frame. Writer Edward Abbey stoked the craving for stone arches in his seminal […]

Read more

Hiking the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument

As Joni Mitchell once famously sang, “You don’t know what you’ve got’ til it’s gone.” Most people had never heard of the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument until the Trump administration announced it was planning to shave nearly one million acres from the Utah public lands. It’s not gone yet and there is still plenty of […]

Read more

Hiking the Grand Canyon

If there is one thing the Grand Canyon can be counted on to provide – it is inspiration. Visitors arriving for their first glimpse at one of the true wonders of the natural world will want to walk as far along the South Rim as time and energy permits – the entire Rim Trail runs […]

Read more

Hiking Canyons

Magnificent. Magical. Mysterious. Those are all words used to describe hiking in the canyons of the American Southwest. It begins with the Grand Canyon, two billion years in the making, and filters down to the many box canyons and slot canyons scattered across the landscape that few know, and even fewer are fortunate enough to […]

Read more

What It’s Like to Take a Guided Hike

“These are special places where nature still calls the shots.” That is how the United States Forest Service describes 109 million acres of wilderness under its guidance – a swath of land greater than the size of California. There are questions the Forest Service poses in preparation to visiting these “special places”: How reliant are […]

Read more

The Best Time to Hike Zion

  Zion National Park may come at the end of an alphabetical list of national parks, but it is at the top of bucket lists for hikers. Whether it is navigating all 21 of Walter’s Wiggles and grasping an iron chain while ascending the trail to Angel’s Landing, discovering Hidden Canyon or sloshing through the […]

Read more

Grand Canyon Hiking Tours Rim to Rim

Despite all the photos you have seen of the Grand Canyon, nothing compares to actually backpacking it from one rim to the next. One cannot even begin to capture all of the beauty that every twist and turn takes, nor have a wide enough lens. Hiking the Grand Canyon Rim to Rim is a once-in-a-lifetime […]

Read more


Traveling Solo? There’s a Hiking Group Waiting For You

Henry David Thoreau once observed, “The man who goes alone can start today; but he who travels with another must wait until that other is ready, and it may be a long time before they get off.” Now, over 150 years later, so many contemporary travelers are planning and embarking on their own adventures that […]

Read more

Havasu Falls Trip

Hi Dave Thank you for organizing such an amazing trip.  We truly had a blast with Karne – loved loved loved her.  There was nothing I would recommend  improving on – some of the best days were had on this trek together!!  I loved the small group and the fully alive energy of this group.  […]

Read more

Backpacking Trips in America’s Southwest

Is there anything people do for fun that is more disagreeably named than backpacking? Loading weight on one’s back and lugging it up long slopes, not to mention the chafing straps, blisters, dreary food, getting lost… “Backpacking vacation” sounds like the ultimate oxymoron.     So how is it that backpacking trips are so popular? […]

Read more