A to the Z

Phoenix, Arizona - Phoenix, Arizona

Age: 14 - 17
$3,360 for 16 Days

June 12th - June 27th, 2017

Full

July 25th - August 9th, 2017

Full

Ready to Escape

A to the Z Highlights

Arizona has long been noted for its clear skies, open lands, and beautiful forests. With a total area of 114,000 Sq. MI.  AZ is a state of extraordinary topographic diversity. A to the Z will take you off the beaten path in the Sonoran desert, high on the Colorado Plateau and deep into the Grand Canyon. We will explore ancient cultures, visit historical mining towns and experience all Arizona has to offer.

Rock Climbing

White Water Rafting

Horseback Riding

Hiking

Explore Ruins

Mountain Bike

Grand Canyon

Kayak

Unforgettable Experiences

Ready to Escape

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 1

 
Arrive at Phoenix International Airport to meet your fellow Adventure Participants and Trip Leaders.


Day 2

 
Hike in the Superstition Mountains near Phoenix, Arizona


Days 3 - 4 


Rock climb on the limestone cliffs of Jack’s Canyon near Flagstaff, Arizona while enjoying scenic views from the Mogollon Rim on the southern edge of the Colorado Plateau.


Days 5 - 6 

Explore the history of ancient Southwestern cultures horseback riding and viewing the cliff dwellings of Canyon De Chelly National Monument and Monument Valley in northern Arizona.


Day 7

Tour the depths of the Glen Canyon Dam and raft the mighty Colorado River.


Day 8

 Kayak the waters of Lake Powell and meander through the depths of towering sandstone slot canyons.


Day 9

 Next stop is the crown jewel of Arizona’s natural wonders. View the depths of Grand Canyon National Park from above and experience it’s beauty while hiking along a magnificent trail to a majestic trail inside Grand Canyon.


Day 10


 Hop aboard the historically accurate Grand Canyon Railway and camp for the night in the largest Ponderosa Pine forest in the world. Ride the rails aboard a Pullman car built in 1923.


Day 11

 Hike the highest mountain in Arizona, Humphrey’s Peak, which towers above Flagstaff, Arizona at 12,633 feet and tour Sunset Crater, the site of the largest asteroid impact


Days 12 - 13

 After a short trip south, hike the Red rocks of Sedona, Arizona and the riparian ecosystems of Oak Creek Canyon.


Day 14

 Road trip to Prescott, Arizona and explore the copper mining boomtown of Jerome. Take a ghost tour through town and enjoy stunning 100 mile views of the Verde River Valley and the Colorado Plateau.


Day 15


 Cap off your life changing Backcountry Unlimited Adventure mountain biking in the
Ponderosa Pine forest of Prescott, Arizona.


Day 16

 Tell your new friends goodbye at Phoenix International Airport and make plans
together for your next Backcountry Unlimited Adventure!

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