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Utah's Mighty Five

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October 6 to 13, 2021

Explore Utah’s national parks with Tim Duane, '82, MS '83, PhD '89, professor emeritus of environmental studies at UC-Santa Cruz, and learn of the fierce and relentless forces of nature that have carved and shaped the region’s dramatic domes, bridges, canyons and cliffs. 

From Arches to Zion. On this hike-studded adventure, visit the wind-sculpted rock formations of Arches National Park, the wild Grand Staircase-Escalante lands, Capitol Reef’s centuries-old petroglyphs, the buttes and canyons of Canyonlands, and the colorful walls of stunning Zion Canyon. Hoodoo you think you are? Stand among the hundreds of limestone hoodoos, or rock spires, of Bryce Canyon and learn how these fragile rock formations will eventually topple or erode away from the forces of frost wedging.

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Catch a glimpse of the extraordinary adventure awaiting you in Utah:


$7,695 per person, double occupancy 


Tim Duane
Environmental Studies, UC-Santa Cruz

Tim Duane, '82, MS '83, PhD '89, is a professor of environmental studies and an attorney with more than three decades of professional experience in the fields of energy, climate, land use, natural resources and environmental policy.

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