Explore dark canyon and the colorado river!

Do you dream of turning the blue lines on maps into trails? Do you want to travel the world with your packraft and boat in remote places? If so, our expedition training courses will give you the expedition and paddling skills you need to embark on bigger, more exciting adventures.

Known for clear flowing water, ancient ruins and remote hiking, Dark Canyon forms at the Western Flank of the Blue Mountains and flows through the Bears Ears National Monument for close to 40 miles before merging with the Colorado River in the Glen Canyon National Rec Area. Our hike will take us through the lower section toward the Colorado River with one camp along the way. Once we exit Dark Canyon it’s a 30-mile paddle out on the Colorado with two nights camping on the river.