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SHOOT

- THE -

BLACK CANYON!

SHOOT

- THE -

BLACK CANYON!

Radiant. Rollicking.

  • A fun, pleasant trip for everyone who likes to explore. Beginners welcome!
  • Follow the wild Yellowstone River as it races through the lively Black Canyon
  • Moderate hiking days leave time for swimming and enjoying nature

Shoot THE

BLACK CANYON!

Yellowstone

Length: 4 Days / 18 Miles

Trip Type: Mellow / Moderate

2024 Dates:

* Minimum guests required: 4

Cost: $1,648

  • Just a $400 deposit to book!

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Adventure

Itinerary

Radiant. Rollicking.

Shoot the Black Canyon!

  • A fun, pleasant trip for everyone who likes to explore. Beginners welcome!
  • Follow the wild Yellowstone River as it races through the lively Black Canyon
  • Moderate hiking days leave plenty of time for swimming and enjoying nature
 

Yellowstone / 4 Days / 18 Miles

Trip Type: Mellow / Moderate

2024 Dates:

* Minimum guests required: 4

Cost: $1,648

  • Just a $400 deposit to book!

Get your FREE map & adventure pack!

Mailed or emailed to you

Adventure Itinerary

DAY ONE

     Cross a suspension bridge over a wild river smashing through a canyon. Ford Hellroaring creek, and watch for bison in the Montana grasslands. Camp next to the peaceful Yellowstone River after swimming and dinner.

6 miles, +600 ft | -1,400 ft

DAY ONE

     Cross a suspension bridge over a wild river smashing through a canyon. Ford Hellroaring creek, and watch for bison in the Montana grasslands. Camp next to the peaceful Yellowstone River after swimming and dinner.

6 miles | +600 ft, -1,400 ft

DAY TWO

     Follow the river deeper into Black Canyon. Watch fish jump while resting at a sandy beach. Passing Crevice Lake, we realize we are almost to camp. Swim and eat dinner before crickets sing to us in our cozy tents.

4 miles, +150 ft | -150 ft

DAY TWO

     Follow the river deeper into Black Canyon. Watch fish jump while resting at a sandy beach. Passing Crevice Lake, we realize we are almost to camp. Swim and eat dinner before crickets sing to us in our cozy tents.

4 miles | +150 ft, -150 ft

DAY THREE

      Awaken to gently flowing water. Follow the trail above a narrow passage with powerful rapids. Admire the gorgeous Knowles Falls carving through the canyon. We walk barefoot at our broad, sandy campsite. It’s deep enough to dive in!

3 miles, +400 ft | -550 ft

DAY FOUR

    After breakfast on the beach, we climb out of the canyon. The rushing river fades, and we return to the grasslands filled with butterflies and grasshoppers. We hug goodbye, radiant with happy memories of our beautiful canyon!

5 miles, +700 ft

DAY THREE

      Awaken to gently flowing water. Follow the trail above a narrow passage with powerful rapids. Admire the gorgeous Knowles Falls carving through the canyon. We walk barefoot at our broad, sandy campsite. It’s deep enough to dive in!

3 miles | +400 ft, -550 ft

DAY FOUR

    After breakfast on the beach, we climb out of the canyon. The rushing river fades, and we return to the grasslands filled with butterflies and grasshoppers. We hug goodbye, radiant with happy memories of our beautiful canyon!

5 miles | +700 ft

Come Join Us!

- The Lamplighters Adventuring Society -

What's Included?

Backcountry Accommodations

  • Permits for each backcountry campsite in Yellowstone
  • 3-6 nights of wilderness camping

Meals & Snacks

  • All meals from the 1st day’s lunch to the last day’s lunch
  • Coffee, tea, hot chocolate, and lots of snacks!

Group Camping Gear

  • Shared gear, bear canisters, water filters, cookware, first aid kit, etc.
  • Individual tents
  • Personal trail journal
  • See gear list

Shuttle

  • Transportation between parking lots and trailheads, if necessary

What's Not Included?

Transportation to Yellowstone

  • Adventurers take own car to reach group meeting point in Yellowstone

Personal Gear & Clothing

  • Sleeping bag, sleeping pad, backpack
  • Personal clothing
  • See gear list

Gratuity for Guides

  • 10% – 20% recommended

Trip Insurance

Backcountry Evacuation

GEAR RENTAL PACKAGE

Backpack  •  Rain Cover  •  Sleeping Bag  •  Sleeping Pad  •  Camping Pillow  •  Trekking Poles  •  Headlamp  •  Batteries  •  Mug  •  Bowl  •  Utensils

* Tent already included with trip

Simply bring clothes!
$245/trip

What's Included?

Backcountry Accommodations

  • 3 – 6 nights of wilderness camping
  • permits for each backcountry campsite in Yellowstone

Meals and Snacks

  • All meals from the first day’s lunch to the last day’s lunch
  • Coffee, tea, hot chocolate, and lots of snacks!

Group Camping Gear

  • Shared gear, bear canisters, water filters, stoves, cookware, first aid kit, wilderness permit, card games etc.
  • Individual tents
  • Personal trail journal
  • See gear list

Shuttle

  • Transportation between parking lots and trailheads, if necessary

What's Not Included?

Transportation to Yellowstone

  • Adventurers take own car to reach group meeting point in Yellowstone

Personal Gear and Clothing

  • Sleeping bag, sleeping pad, backpack
  • Personal clothing
  • See gear list

Gratuity for Guides

  • 10% – 20% recommended

Trip Insurance

Backcountry Evacuation

GEAR RENTAL

PACKAGE

Simply bring clothes!  •  $245 / trip

Backpack  •  Rain Cover  •  Sleeping Bag  •  Sleeping Pad  •  Camping Pillow  •  Trekking Poles  •  Headlamp  •  Batteries  •  Mug  •  Bowl  •  Utensils

* Tent already included with trip

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