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Adventure Trips offer a variety of mountain recreation experiences!

Trip highlights

  • Ideal for groups who want a variety of activities; middle school groups, families with younger children, groups who want a less strenuous adventure
  • Travel to daily adventures and return to our on-property river campsite each night
  • Unplug and be present with God and others through faciliated group content and Bible study, trail talks and evening campfires
  • Cost:  $650/person for 7-day trip


Adventure Trips can include outdoor rock-climbing, rappelling, lake kayaking and hiking with a backcountry overnight. Some groups also book 1 day of Whitewater rafting on the Taylor River at an additional cost. Additional instruction is offered for rock climbing, rappelling, kayaking and backcountry travel.

What's Included

Pre-trip support and resources; professional instruction and guiding for all activities; all meals (packed and prepared for you); lodging at rustic campsite along the river at Ute Trail; all gear, including sleeping bags, sleeping pads, tents, climbing gear, kayaks and PFD’s; group first aid kit and communication device; permit fees. Whitewater rafting is optional and is not included in base price. 


Camp out at river campsite at Ute Trail 4-5 nights. Backcountry camping 1-2 nights.

Sample Adventure Itinerary

Day 1 – Arrive at Ute Trail in the afternoon. Set up campsite by the river, followed by dinner at Ute Trail and evening campfire.

Day 2 – Breakfast at river. Kayak and swimming mid-day at Lake San Cristobal. Stop for ice cream in Lake City on the way back to camp. Dinner and group content at river campsite.

Day 3 – Breakfast at river. Pack sack lunches and drive to the Taylor Fork for afternoon whitewater rafting north of Gunnison. Dinner and group content at river campsite.

Day 4 – Leave for rock climbing after breakfast at river. Sack lunch at Hartman Rocks. Dinner and group content at river campsite.

Day 5 – Leave for overnight hike after breakfast. Camp out in alpine meadow.

Day 6 – Early morning peak ascent and hike back to camp. Afternoon activities at Ute Trail. Celebration dinner at Ute Trail. Closing worship and message in chapel.

Day 7 – Head home after breakfast.

Want to learn more?
Contact one of our trip leaders today.