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Fossil Creek Adventure


Trip Length

2 days 

Group Size


Activity Level


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Trip Highlights

  • Amazing views and geology of the area

  • Physical challenge and personal accomplishment.

  • Outstanding lunch with the group

  • Wildlife spotting and photography opportunities.

  • Learn or expand upon knowledge of local plants and wildlife from experienced and helpful guides..


This trip is rated Moderate Plus [3-4]. Participants will be carrying their own backpacks weighing 35 to 40 pounds distances of 5 to 7 miles daily over varied terrain.

To maximize your enjoyment of the trip, we strongly encourage participants to be involved in a training regimen before the trip. Most important to your enjoyment of the trip is your overall fitness level.



Pre Trip Orientation

Meet at AIAZ Chandler location for a trip orientation and gear checkout as scheduled prior to your adventure date.

The pre-trip orientation will give you a chance to meet your guides and walk through the trip itinerary. This is also a good opportunity to talk about efficient packing and preparation tips. 



Hike to beautiful waterfalls and amazing hidden swimming hole..

We meet at 7am at AIAZ shop to begin our adventure. We'll leave our cars here and shuttle to our trailhead in the 

Gear List
Camping Site in Mountains

Gear List

The key to staying comfortable while on an active trip is layering. To get maximum comfort with minimum weight, you need versatile layers that mix and match to create the right amount of insulation, ventilation and weather protection. Try to bring only what is necessary—this will help you and the field staff.

Print Gear List

Provided by Adventures In AZ

  •  All Cooking Gear (Stoves and Fuel)

  • Freeze Dried Meals and Snacks

  • Group First Aid Kit

  •  Tent(s)

  •  Water Filters

  • GPS Device

  • Emergency Phone 

  • Backpacking Pack (Day/Multiday, 33-80L)

  • Pack Rain Cover

  • Headlamp with Fresh Batteries

  • Sleeping Bag  (Lightweight / Temp App)

  • Sleeping Pad

  • Spork, Bowl and Mug

  • Trekking Poles

  • Water Bottles (Three 1-Quart) or Hydration System Plus One 1-Quart Water Bottle

  • Ultra-lite Camp Chair

  • Hammock

Provided by You

  • Base Layer Tops and Bottoms (Lightweight, Synthetic or Wool)

  • Face Mask

  • Fleece/Wool Hat

  • Hand Sanitizer

  • Hiking Boots

  • Hiking Pants (Quick-Dry, Lightweight)

  • Hiking Socks (Synthetic or Wool)

  • Insulated Jacket and/or Vest

  • Long Sleeve Shirts (Synthetic, Lightweight)

  • Personal Bathroom Kit: Trowel, Toilet Paper, Ziplock Bags, Wipes, Hand Cleaner

  • Prescription Medications

  • Rain Jacket (Hooded, Lightweight, Waterproof, Breathable)

  • Whistle

Teenagers Hiking in Forest

Additional Recommended Items

  • Bandana

  • Fleece/Wool Gloves

  • Gaiters (Low)

  • Insect Repellent

  • Large Plastic Garbage Bag

  • Rain Pants (Lightweight, Waterproof, Breathable)

  • Sun Hat

  • Sunblock and Lip Balm (Small)

  • Sunglasses and Accessories

  • Tee Shirts (Synthetic)

  • Toiletries

  • Underwear

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