Join us for 12 days on the Southwest Rocklander Adventure.

Meeting in Moab, UT, we will spend 5 days traveling familiar and new trails throughout the region before traversing the Rimrocker Trail into Colorado where we will spend another 5 days in the San Juan Mountains and Flat Tops Wilderness.

Event Dates: Monday, September 18 – Friday, September 29

Trip includes trail maps/GPS tracks, event shirt/swag, all access & camp fees, 12 days of guided trails, nightly happy hours at camp and a private party at a local brewery our last night together hosted by our event sponsor.

There is no charge from CampDads for this trip, but we do require a $100 deposit to secure your spot. Deposit returned in full on the first day of the trip. If you cannot fully commit yet, you can RSVP as maybe and pay the deposit when you are sure.

Monday, 09/18 – Friday, 09/22

Moab, UT / Canyonlands and Surrounding Areas

The area surrounding Moab is rich with distinct beauty matched with some of the most difficult trails in the country. We will be running the more milder trails, some favorites and others yet to be explored by many.

Travel Distance: 10 miles
Travel Time: 4 hours

  • Noon meetup at Moab Brewery
  • (4) Fins & Things (North and South)
  • Camp at Porcupine Rim

Travel Distance: 30 miles
Travel Time: 7 hours

  • (5) Hell’s Revenge
  • Pit Stop at Mavericks
  • (2) Hurrah Pass
  • Camp on BLM Land

Travel Distance: 40 miles
Travel Time: 6 hours

  • (5) Lockhart Basin
  • Lunch on trail
  • Camp on BLM Land

Travel Distance: 40 miles
Travel Time: 8 hours

  • (2) Lockhart Canyon
  • Lunch on trail
  • (2) Cameo Cliffs
  • Camp on BLM Land

Travel Distance: 100 miles
Travel Time: 7 hours

  • (2) Onion Creek, Fishers Towers
  • (2) Thompson Canyon, Polar Mesa
  • Lunch on trail
  • (2) Geyser Pass
  • Start Rimrocker Trail
  • Camp on trail
Friday, 09/22 – Monday, 09/25

Rimrocker Trail from Moab, UT to Montrose, CO

The short distance between Moab and Montrose could easily be done by highway, but what fun is that? We will be taking the road less traveled at a much slower pace, enjoying the more of the scenic views as we move from the red rocks of Utah to the trees ablaze with color in Colorado.

  • Start on trail from Geyser Pass
  • Camp on trail
  • Travel on trail
  • Explore surrounding areas
  • Camp on Trail
  • Travel on trail to Montrose, CO
  • Lunch at Silver Basin Brewing
  • Camp at Alta Lake
  • Depart Alta Lake after breakfast
  • Rally in Ophir for section 3
Monday, 09/25 – Friday, 09/29

Ouray, CO / San Juan Mountains / Flat Tops Wilderness

What trip to Colorado would be complete without running Black Bear Pass? We’ll cover some of the iconic passes straddling the Million Dollar highway then escape to the north and enjoy wide open meadows, beautiful mountain top lakes and catch some hot springs along the way.

Travel Distance: 40 miles
Travel Time: 8 hours

  • (3) Ophir Pass
  • (2) US Basin 14
  • (5) Black Bear Pass
  • Lunch at Telluride Brewing
  • (3) Imogene Pass
  • Camp near Camp Bird

Travel Distance: 40 miles
Travel Time: 8 hours

  • (3) Yankee Boy Basin
  • Lunch at Ouray Brewing
  • (4) Engineer Pass
  • Dinner at Lake City Brewing
  • Camp at Lake San Cristobal

Travel Distance: 100 miles
Travel Time: 7 hours

  • (2) Los Pinos – Cebolla Pass
  • (2) Table Top Road
  • Lunch at Waunita Hot Springs Ranch
  • (2) Waunita Pass
  • (2) Cumberland Pass
  • Camp at Taylor Park Reservoir

Travel Distance: 100 miles
Travel Time: 8 hours

  • (1) Taylor River
  • (5) Taylor Pass
  • Lunch on Trail
  • Castle Creek Road to Aspen
  • Pit Stop at Aspen Brewing
  • (H) Aspen to Dotsero
  • Camp near Lyons Gulch

Travel Distance: 50 miles
Travel Time: 7 hours

  • (2) Coffee Pot Road
  • Pit Stop Heart Lake
  • (4) Transfer Trail
  • Dinner at Casey Brewing
  • Hotel/Camp in Glenwood Springs TBD

Attendees / Interested

Definitely Going

  1. Jeremy Edmiston (Latitude 33 Off-Road)
  2. Richard Arguilez (United Overland)
  3. Donald Martin
  4. Michael Melcher (Vibrant Adventures)
  5. Will Castaneda (Limitless Adventures/ Vibrant Adventures)
  6. Trey Card (Vibrant adventures)

Strong Maybe

  • David Landes (Latitude 33)
  • Hans Farahani
  • Jeff Keyes (Latitude 33 Overland)
  • Patrick Berger
  • TJ Adams
  • Jehad Hannoush
  • Andrew Bennett
  • James Rauch

Possibly Going

    Secure your spot today, this trip is limited to 20 rigs.

    Please fill out the form and send it on over to show interest or secure your spot for this year’s trip. Secured spots have priority, we may open additional spots if we can accommodate.