Uinta Mountains Tween Tour

Trip Specifics

Sunday, June 24

  • Meet participants at Sugar House Park. Orientation, field games, and packing preparation.

  • Travel (charter bus with Le Bus, including their drivers; or rent two 7-passenger minivans driven by myself and other staff) to Soapstone Campground, a government-run campsite in Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest (approximately 15 miles east of Kamas on Hwy 150).

  • Participants and staff set up camp in developed campsite, prepare dinner using propane camp stove, start a campfire in designated fire pit, play games and activities in campsite.

  • Sleep in tents with staff members in adjacent tents.

 

Monday, June 25

  • Prepare breakfast, lunch, and dinner using propane camp stove.

  • Hike in and around designated campsite, including creek exploration in adjacent Lower Provo River. Participants will not be able to swim, but will be allowed to wade and walk in water beneath knees.

 

Tuesday, June 26

  • Prepare breakfast, lunch, and dinner using propane camp stove.

  • Pack up all supplies, gear, and personal items.

  • Travel (charter bus with Le Bus, including their drivers; or two 7-passenger minivans driven by myself and other staff) to Lakes Country Trail #066 (Washington Lake Campground), a hiking trailhead in Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, approximately 10 miles northeast of Soapstone Campground up Hwy 150.

  • Participants and staff`begin backpacking trip (carrying all equipment, food, and personal items in backpacks) by hiking Lakes Country Trail to Long Lake and Island Lake. Participants and staff determine where and when to set up camp based on time, weather, and ability of participants. Staff help determine site based on accessibility to water and shelter.

 

Wednesday, June 27

  • Prepare breakfast, lunch, and dinner using propane camp stove.

  • Day hikes and activities in and around campsite, including water exploration in adjacent Long and Island Lakes. Participants will not be able to swim, but will be allowed to wade and walk in water beneath knees.

 

Thursday, June 28

  • Prepare breakfast, lunch, and dinner using propane camp stove.

  • Day hikes and activities in and around campsite, including water exploration in adjacent Long and Island Lakes. Participants will not be able to swim, but will be allowed to wade and walk in water beneath knees.

 

Friday, June 29

  • Prepare breakfast using propane camp stove. Pack lunch.

  • Pack up all supplies, gear, and personal items and hike out to trailhead of Lakes Country Trail.

  • Travel (charter bus with Le Bus, including their drivers; or two 7-passenger minivans driven by myself and other staff) to Sugar House Park in Salt Lake City (approximately 55 miles).

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