Moab Canyoneering

Moab Canyoneering


Moab Canyoneering routes are all about fun. The landscape surrounding Moab, Utah holds wonderful surprises for those with a sense of adventure. Beautiful water carved canyons inaccessible without technical skills, await your discovery. Since 2004 our professional AMGA certified SPI’s have been introducing people to these amazing Moab Canyoneering routes. We back up every rappel on a separate safety system so these trips are for anyone with a sense of adventure.

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Morning Glory | Ephedra’s Grotto


Moab Canyoneering with Red River Adventures

  • Difficulty – Easy to Moderate
  • Days – 1/2
  • Length – 3 miles
  • Number of Rappels – 2 (95′ and 120′)
  • Minimum age – 8
  • Meets – 7:30 AM (PM trips available by request)
  • Adults $100|Youth $85

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This 3 mile adventure is only made possible by doing two of the areas best rappels and a bit of scrambling. A step up from your typical hike, yet doable by almost anyone with the help of our incredible guides.

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A short hike across petrified sand dunes will get us to the first of our two rappels (90′), a stunning drop in to a classic, water carved, sandstone chamber and the very heart of the Colorado plateau. From here we exit this amazing room through a small slot and take a short walk to our second spectacular free hanging rappel (120′). This rappel affords us an up close and personal look at the 243′ long Morning Glory Arch, which is only feet away from our rappel station.

A downhill hike out to the Colorado River along a cool, spring fed stream gives our canyoneering guides an opportunity to discuss wildlife, plants, geology, local history and more.

Chamisa Canyon


Moab's Chamisa Canyon

  • Difficulty – Easy to Moderate
  • Days – 1/2
  • Length – 2.5 miles
  • Number of Rappels – 2 (10′ and 90′)
  • Minimum age – 8
  • Meets – 7:30 AM (PM trips available by request)
  • Adults $100|Youth $85

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Tight and technical; this route has potholes, some easy scrambling, rappelling, lots of wading and sometimes a short swim thrown in for fun. This trip is a favorite of our guides. Exploring this water carved sandstone slot canyon is a “cool” thing to do for summer fun.

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Morning Glory has the BIG rappels Chamisa’s draw is the “interesting” nature of the hiking and the water! A great option for a hot day! A real taste of what a water carved Utah canyon is about the twists, turns and slides are the attraction to this route.

Rock of Ages – NEW!!!


Utah Canyoneering

  • Difficulty – Moderate to hard
  • Days – 3/4 or 6 hours
  • Length – 5 miles
  • Number of Rappels – 3 (170′ 100″ and 50′)
  • Minimum age – 12
  • Meets – 7:30 AM (PM trips available by request)
  • Adults $150|Youth $140

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Moab Canyoneering at it’s best this route features 3 rappels a tight “slot”, potholes, some easy scrambling, views of seldom seen arches, ancient ruins and pictographs. A hike through this route is will leave memories that will last a lifetime.

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This route is a step up in distance from our Morning Glory or Chamisa Canyon routes but well worth it if the distance is something your used to. Always a thriller and a favorite of our guides.

Rim to River Combo – A Red River Exclusive!!!!


  • Difficulty – Easy to Moderate
  • Days – 1
  • Length – 3 miles of Hiking/7 miles Rafting
  • Number of Rappels – 2 (95′ and 120′)
  • Number of Rapids – 4
  • Minimum age – 8
  • Meets – 7:30 AM
  • Adults $170|Youth $145

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Spend an unforgettable day with Moab’s best  canyoneering guides by combining an AM Canyoneering trip through our Morning Glory route with an afternoon of rafting on the beautiful Colorado River.
Red River Adventures is the only company in town that guides this trip!

Others may advertise both adventures, only to sub-contract out. Not us, the same great guides take you through your morning of canyoneering and will raft or kayak with you on the river!

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The trip begins as described above but instead of heading back to Moab at the end of the hike a waiting van and a short ride will bring you to the second half of a day your sure to remember for a long time. After a riverside lunch you’ll spend the afternoon running rapids, splashing and swimming your way through the beautiful Fisher Towers section of the Colorado River.

Two Canyon Combo – SAVE!!!!


  • Difficulty – Moderate
  • Days – 1
  • Length – 7 miles of Hiking
  • Number of Rappels – 4 (10′, 90′, 95′ and 120′)
  • Minimum age – 8
  • Meets – 7:30 AM
  • Adults $180|Youth $150

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Spend an unforgettable day with Moab’s best guides by combining a Morning Glory trip with an afternoon of exploring Chamisa Canyon.
The trip begins with a beautiful hike through our Morning Glory canyoneering route but instead of heading back to Moab at the end of the hike a waiting van and a short ride will bring you to the second half of a day your sure to remember for a long time. After a stop for lunch at a local’s favorite you’ll spend the afternoon scrambling, splashing, repelling and swimming your way through the amazing Chamisa Canyon.

Fiery Furnace – Arches National Park – RIP


  • Difficulty – Easy to Moderate
  • Days – 1/2
  • Length – 2+ miles of Hiking
  • Number of Rappels – 0
  • Minimum age – 8
  • Meets – NA
  • Adults |Youth

PLEASE NOTE! The NPS has decided that commercial guide service was no longer needed and will no longer permit companies like RRA to operate in the Fiery Furnace. We are sorry!

Small groups and personal attention are the reasons to do this hike with our great guides! This non-technical route in Arches National Park explores an amazing labyrinth of sandstone fins, pockets, canyons and of course, several arches. This adventure entails hiking over, under, and around giant walls and boulders of Moab’s famous red rock, as well as squeezing through tight passages in this highly scenic loop through a unique desert wonderland.


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