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Desert DAWN Day Tours ~ Campfire Experiences ~ Multi-day Backcountry Adventures We look forward to designing your next Boulder, Utah based adventure through which we will share the treasures within the Escalante River Canyons and on Boulder...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Boulder, UT 84716
+1 435-335-7710
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Jeff's tour was customized to our needs and abilities. He showed us magnificent places we would never have found on our own. Jeff's knowledge of the geology and history of the area augmented our experience in a delightful manner.

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Jeff S, Owner at Desert DAWN, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2018

It was a pleasure exploring some of our out-of-the-way locations around the Escalante River with you. I look forward to your return trip! Best Wishes, Jeff

Reviewed 26 April 2018

My husband and I had an amazing day wiith Jeff Sanders, owner of Desert DAWN! We told Jeff we wanted an adventure and he did not disappoint. River beds, slick rock, slots and so much more. The weather was warm, but comfortable. We were thankful...More

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Jeff S, Owner at Desert DAWN, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2018

It was such a wonderful day, especially since you were both up for going the extra mile — literally. The further reaches of this canyon have great adventures and sights that most people never see. Thanks for coming out with me! Best Wishes, Jeff

Reviewed 16 April 2018

My family recently spent 10 days on a road trip through Southern Utah and, by far, one of the highlights was spending the day with Jeff, who taught us all how to build fires in the backcountry, using natural materials and a bow drill set....More

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Jeff S, Owner at Desert DAWN, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

It was such a pleasure to spend time with your family during your Southern Utah adventure. Teaching outdoor skills to children is such a joy and when the children and the parents come with enthusiasm then the experience is so much greater. Thank you for...More

Reviewed 14 July 2017

I just returned from an amazing wild adventure with Desert Dawn’s owner, Jeff Sanders in Boulder, Utah. When I inquired about tours, he called and followed up personally to see what type of hike I wanted. I explained to him that I wanted to hike...More

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Reviewed 29 May 2017

We just returned from a week of hiking in Southern Utah and by far the best hike we had of our wonderful trip was with Matt from Desert Dawn. We are experienced hikers but don't know the Grand Staircase area and decided we would get...More

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Reviewed 26 April 2017

If you're looking for someone who is comfortable in the woods and will help you to feel comfortable also, I can highly recommend Jeff Sanders, owner of Desert Dawn, a traditional camping skills business in Boulder, Utah. I teach outdoor recreation classes at a university...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2017

I just finished a wonderful trip with my teenage son with Jeff as our guide. We learned orienteering with maps, compass, sun and moon. In addition we learned knots and how to make various shelters. I could never had done this trip without an expert...More

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Reviewed 2 August 2016

We loved Jeff - owner, manager and guide at Desert Dawn. He was brilliant in sorting things our for us when we got caught in flash floods - staying up till 1am to make sure we got into our rooms. And then being totally flexible...More

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