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Navajo Mountain Archaeology and Culture Trekking

Join guest archaeologist Sally Cole, CFI and Navajo guides

Visit Navajo Mountain and learn about culture past and present, and archaeology sites through hikes near and on Navajo Mountain near the AZ/UT borders. Canyonlands Field Institute is teaming with noted rock art specialist, archaeologist and author, Sally Cole plus our Navajo guides from the Atene family to offer a very unusual hiking and cultural experience. For four nights and five days you can explore the area and learn about prehistoric cultures and Dinè culture past and present through hikes around and on Navajo Mountain.

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  • by ACTIVE Network
  • Where: Navajo Mountain, Arizona/Utah Border
  • When: April 25, 2016 through April 30, 2016
  • Number of Days/Nights: 5 nights, 5 days with 1st night lodge stay and orientation, hogan stay 1 night, 3 nights camping with truck support
  • Time: Evening day 1 through afternoon last day
  • Group Size: Minimum 5, maximum 8
  • Age Group: Adults and youth 16+
  • Cost per Person: $1375.00 plus $48 Navajo Nation Special Use Fee
  • Deposit: $300 nonrefundable, applies to total fee
  • Deadline for Signup: 2 weeks prior
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    Rainbow Bridge and Navajo Mountain Hiking Adventure

    Supported trekking with pack animals and Navajo guides on the historic, traditional pilgrimage route to spectacular Rainbow Bridge

    Hike and camp with packstock support on the traditional pilgrimage route to Rainbow Bridge, the earths largest natural bridge, and sacred place to the Navajo culture. Trip starts in Bluff, Utah with motel orientation, day hiking at Navajo Mountain and one night in a Navajo hogan as guests of the Atene family. Four nights on the trail, and boat ride out the last day! A rare cultural experience you won't want to miss!

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  • by ACTIVE Network
  • When: October 16, 2016 through October 22, 2016
  • Number of Days/Nights: 6 days, 6 nights includes first night motel, round trip transportation including boat ride out
  • Time: Evening of day 1 through evening of last day
  • Group Size: Minimum 6, maximum 8
  • Age Group: Adults and Youth 16 and over (Youth fee same as Adult)
  • Cost per Person: $1880 plus $60 Navajo Nation fees
  • Deposit: $500 nonrefundable, applies to total fee
  • Deadline for Signup: 1 week prior to trip