Moab, UT, December 04, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- Canyonlands Field Institute and Navajo guide, Eric Atene offers a chance to hike along the traditional pilgrimage route from Navajo Mountain to Rainbow Bridge National Monument. The tour takes place April 27 (eve.) - May 2, 2010.
Prior to setting out for the Earth’s largest natural bridge, the Atene family will welcome the group into the Navajo Mountain Community with a tour and camping at a traditional Navajo Hogan. Once on the Rainbow Trail, the hike winds through some of the most remote and rugged canyon country in southern Utah. The trek covers four to five miles of intermediate hiking each day with hikers carrying day packs while the pack stock take personal and group gear. The hike ends at Lake Powell, where participants will board a boat and travel to Hall’s Crossing.
“It was such a pleasure being in such a beautiful place, with a wonderful group of people sharing an amazing wilderness environment and experiencing a part of the Navajo culture. The trip was outstanding…”
- Susette Weisheit, Rainbow Bridge Hiking trip w/ packstock support, 2009
For more information and fees visit www.canyonlandsfieldinst.org or call (800) 860-5262. CFI is a nonprofit environmental education organization based in Moab, UT. For more than 20 years, the organization has inspired understanding, care and passion for the Colorado Plateau. Fees for adult tours underwrite school and youth environmental education camps and trips.