Our final few days were spent at the Arch Canyon Jeep Jamboree with Mark A. Smith.
Our Saturday ride would take us to Hotel Rock. The Hotel Rock trail is the exact opposite of the Arch Canyon trail. While the Arch Canyon trail is a level three jaunt down a canyon, Hotel Rock is a level nine technical endeavor that required close supervision and directions from our trail guides. Several of us “stockers” had expressed some concern about the difficulty rating, but our trip coordinator and guide, Chris Timms had assured us that if we followed the expert guides to the letter, he would guarantee we would not only make it to Hotel Rock, but we would make it with little or no damage. A special thanks to our outstanding guides, who did just as promised , making sure that everyone made it back to camp without a scratch. Afterward, A steak dinner culminated the evening and we relaxed around the campfire listening to stories of the day.
Southeastern Utah is definitely an adventurer’s destination. The recreational possibilities are endless and having the Jeep made our experience extremely enjoyable. The Jeep allow us to explore places that other vehicles just can’t get to and we took full advantage of its capabilities to fully enjoy the area. So, take your Jeep, tent, and backpack, and head to southeastern Utah to discover one of the best kept secrets of the adventure lifestyle.
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