Base Camp

Trip Highlights

  • Lodging and meals at Ute Trail
  • Explore the wonders of the Rockies through hiking, rock climbing, kayaking, and whitewater rafting
  • Facilitated group interaction and Bible study
  • Cost:  $600/person for 7 day trip


Base Camp offers a variety of experiences: rock climbing at Hartman Rocks, whitewater rafting down the Taylor River, kayaking on Lake San Cristobal, and an overnight hike in the Gunnison National Forest. 

What's Included

Meals and lodging in rustic cabins at Ute Trail. Gear provided for all high adventure activities (rockclimbing, kayaking, overnight hiking trip). Whitewater rafting is optional and is not included in base price. 


Stay in rustic cabins at Ute Trail 5 nights. Backcountry camping 1 night. 

Sample Base Camp Itinerary

Day 1 – Arrive at Ute Trail in the afternoon. Get settled into cabins, followed by dinner at Ute Trail

Day 2 – Leave for rock climbing after breakfast. Sack lunch at Hartman Rocks. Dinner and night activities at Ute Trail.

Day 3 – Kayak in the morning at Lake San Cristobal. Low ropes course in the afternoon. Dinner and night activities at Ute Trail.

Day 4 – Whitewater rafting in Gunnison. Volleyball tournament after dinner.

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.  Closing ceremony in chapel.

Day 7 – Head home after breakfast.

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