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Great guide, awesome family adventure

My friends had recommended Jared as a guide for Escalante, but when I called him, he said he was... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2017
Saint Paul, Minnesota
A Day of Discovery, Challenge, and Excellent Care and Guidance

Jared Nixon is a very special kind of guy. He took the two of us mid-sixties, out of shape people... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2016
San Francisco, California
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7 Apr 2017
“Great guide, awesome family adventure”
8 Aug 2016
“A Day of Discovery, Challenge, and Excellent Care and Guidance”
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Reviewed 8 April 2017

My friends had recommended Jared as a guide for Escalante, but when I called him, he said he was selling the business. The new owner, Autumn, arranged for Colter Hoyt to take our family out for the day. What an adventure! Our boys, ages 8...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 9 August 2016

Jared Nixon is a very special kind of guy. He took the two of us mid-sixties, out of shape people and led us through the Slot Canyons off Hole in the Rock Road, and we all lived! Then he took us to Devil's Garden, to...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 13 October 2015

Jared Nixon was the absolutely perfect guide to have on our hike to Escalante. His grandfather was a founder of the small town, so Jared had grown up right there. He was so knowledgeable about EVERYTHING. His father was a Botanist and apparently passed on...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Cheryl A
Reviewed 1 August 2015

Once I had finished reading more in depth the descriptions of the hikes we had chosen for the Escalante Grand Staircase National Monument I knew us 60++ females needed to have a guide. We had Jared's company recommended by our favorite waiter, Scott, at the...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Suzanne S
Reviewed 30 June 2015

6-19-15 I wanted to tour the slot canyons during my vacation in the Grand-Staircase, Escalante, Utah. I was staying at a campsite in the area and Jared Nixon’s name was mentioned as being the man for the job. His prices were reasonable and his reputation...More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank J S
Reviewed 17 June 2015

On Wed. 5/13/15 my husband & I went on an all day tour of slot canyons and views along Hole- in- the Rock Road. The guides Jared Nixon and Colter Hoyt were a great help in doing the slot canyons. They were also very knowledgeable...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank whistOhio
Reviewed 22 May 2015

I had an extra day to kill in Torrey. I had booked the hotel for two nights not realizing that we could do Capitol Reef in a single day. Found a reference to Jared's tour in the forums and emailed him. He had an opening...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank buckmountain
Reviewed 9 September 2014

Jared Nixon has been hiking the Escalante trails since before he can remember. He's been trained as a biologist and his father and sister have created a joint publication called Wildflowers of Escalante. His great grandfather was an early settler in the town, and he...More

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank Suna444
Reviewed 14 July 2014

We left with Jared Nixon one sunny day in July not knowing that our day with him would be the best part of what was one of our best vacations ever. We have two kids 13 and 15 and they too rated our day as...More

Date of experience: July 2014
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