May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous,
and leading to the most amazing view – Edward Abbey
The Grand Canyon
Utah Canyon Country
Arizona Red Rocks
DARK CANYON – SUNDANCE TOURS
Dark Canyon – Sundance Trail Backpacking Trip is happening from October 31st-November 4th! Join us and explore Robbers Roost, Fable Plateau, and Bears Ears.
This erosional gem, located deep in the Vermillion Cliffs of Arizona, is a must for any aspiring geologic adventure hound.
Got a Permit to The Wave?
Let us take you there for the best experience possible!
WHy go with Blue Marble Guides?
Our guests and employees safety is our top priority on every adventure. All guides are trained and certified in CPR and First Aid, equipped with fully outfitted first aid kits and extra water. Most guides also have more advanced certifications.
food & Accommodations
All of our multi-day adventures come fully equipped with high-quality tents and excellent sleeping pads rented from trusted gear outfitters. For food, you can expect home-cooked, backcountry meals planned by a professional chef, and perfectly executed by our guides.
Our lead guides are geologists with at least a Bachelor of Science in geology from an accredited university. They are carefully chosen based upon their expertise in the area of your trip, and will ensure your every need is satisfied.
Day Hiking Trips
Spend a day thinking like a geologist as we uncover the hidden secrets and fascinating past of the Colorado Plateau.
We can accomodate almost any adventure geology request. If you have a dream trip, we will make it a reality.
The Goat’s Blog
How Hot Does it Get in the Grand Canyon? With the summer months officially upon us, it has come time to discuss one of the most-asked questions this time of year: how hot does it actually get in Grand Canyon? The answer is one word, three letters: H-O-T. The Inner...
How Long is the Havasupai Falls Hike? Hiking down to the shimmering waters of Havasu Falls is on the bucket list of most outdoor enthusiasts. Who wouldn't want to take the plunge into some of the most iconic waters of the American Southwest? Inviting as they seem,...
Where is Havasupai Falls? Traveler in the American Southwest often think Havasu Falls are in Grand Canyon National Park. They are not. But don't worry, The Goat will get you there! Technically speaking, Havasu Falls is, in fact, part of Grand Canyon. Grand Canyon...