San Rafael Swell, UT: A Swell Adventure - May 24 - 27, 2019

San Rafael Swell, UT: A Swell Adventure - May 24 - 27, 2019

San Rafael Swell, UT: A Swell Adventure - May 24 - 27, 2019

San Rafael Swell, UT: A Swell Adventure - May 24 - 27, 2019

San Rafael Swell, UT: A Swell Adventure - May 24 - 27, 2019

San Rafael Swell, UT: A Swell Adventure - May 24 - 27, 2019

San Rafael Swell, UT: A Swell Adventure - May 24 - 27, 2019

Trip Dates

May 24-27, 2019

Trip Style Trip Style

Bohemian Comfort - Authentic and true immersive experience! Sleep in tents, eat simple, delicious and healthy food and get cozy and intimate with your fellow Betties! Might have to arrange somethings on your own such as ground transportation or do a more extensive preparation than you might in other trip styles*

Convenient Comfort – Minimum effort on your part! Sleep in a room which you might share with one other Betty, eat prepared meals that are hearty and healthy and prepare minimally as the rest is provided. In most cases, ground transportation is included*

Luxury Comfort - Just show up and the rest is covered. Sleep with comfort in a nice bed with luxury linen, eat gourmet food, drink wonderful wine and get plenty of rest before your full day of adventure. Ground transportation is included and all of your gear is provided*

*Air transportation is not included in Bold Betties adventures

Adventure Rating Adventure Rating

This is a great entry level trip for newcomers or Betties looking build confidence outdoors. Expect 2-5 hours of activity a day on mostly flat or slightly hilly terrain with the occassional steep and/or uneven trail. You'll travel approximately 4-6 miles per day and experience moderate elevation/altitude changes.

Moderately difficult featuring more hills and mountain terrain, but still accessible for Betties inexperienced in outdoor adventure. Expect 4-6 hours of activity covering up to 10 miles a day. Expect steep and uneven trails and altitudes up to 10,000 ft.

Challenging adventures for Betties who are fit adventurers and possess a basic skill set for the outdoors. Expect 5-8 hours of activity per day over a variety of exposed terrain and steep uneven trails. Distances up to 12 miles per day and altitudes up to 14,000 ft.

Designed for the most experienced Betties who are do adventures on a regular basis. You'll be taken to remote locations over exposed, uneven and challenging terrain, requiring 10+ hours of activity per day and distances of 12+ miles. Altitudes could exceed 14,000 ft.

Adventure Type Adventure Types

Skill Building


Skill Building

Available Spots



$ 1,038.00

Let Bold Betties introduce you to your new favorite place, the San Rafael Swell in Utah.

Located fairly close to the world famous Moab, the San Rafael Swell is remote and definitely off the beaten path for most people. With petroglyphs, dinosaur footprints, and some pretty wild history, we think you'll be pleasantly surprised with all of the adventure opportunities within the Swell. 

Highlights Include

  • Camping
  • Rock Climbing
  • Rappeling
  • Yoga
  • Paddle Boarding

What's Included

  • Group Transportation from Salt Lake City 
  • All Meals
  • All Activities 
  • All camping gear (tents, cots, sleeping bags, etc)
  • Amazing friends to adventure with

What's Not Included

  • Airfare
  • Insurance
  • Guide Gratuity 

When: May 24 - 27, 2019

Where: San Rafael Swell, Utah


Affinity Members

  • Full Trip Cost: $934.20
  • Deposit: $300
  • Remaining Balance after deposit: $634.20

Non-Affinity Members

  • Full Trip Cost: $1038
  • Deposit: $330
  • Remaining Balance after deposit: $708


All deposits are non-refundable and non-transferrable with one exception. If an adventure has a minimum number of participants required and that minimum is not met, all payments including deposits will be refunded. 

Trip Details

Day 1, May 24

We'll meet promptly at the meeting location by 9am. We'll say our hellos and hop in the van for a ride to the Swell. We'll arrive in time for lunch and a camp orientation, followed by a light hike to see petroglyphs that afternoon! That night, we'll hang out by the campfire and retire to our double occupancy tents with comfy cots and sleeping bags!

Day 2, May 25

Wake up nice and early for a yummy breakfast! We'll pack a lunch and gear up for a day of climbing and rappelling! The routes we choose will be perfect for all skill levels, beginners included! We'll high five and celebrate every step of the way! That evening, we'll return to camp for dinner and a campfire!

Day 3, May 26

After breakfast, we'll go for a lovely morning hike followed by a lunch. We'll need to refuel because next up, we're going paddle boarding down the San Rafael River! This is perfect for beginners and an incredible way to experience this incredible part of the country! That night, it's back to camp to share our stories and make some memories together for our final night. 

Day 4, May 27

A delicious final breakfast before some yoga to stretch our muscles as we say goodbye to our new favorite place. We'll pile into the van and head back to Salt Lake City and eventually to our homes. We'll share our photos and information so we can all keep in touch!

A note on the San Rafael Swell

The "Swell" as they call it in Utah, is renowned for being a rugged, rural place. It's also been home to some truly incredible inhabitants over the years! There is so much history to experience and by sleeping out in the middle of it, you're guaranteed to see a little bit of everything!


Group transportation is provided. Want to come from somewhere else? That's totally cool! We can help you with directions to the campground, but please know that there is no price discount for driving yourself. 

Dietary Restrictions

Ain't no thang...usually. Let us know when you checkout and we'll work super hard to accommodate!


This trip might be in a different location but we assure you this is perfect for ALL skill levels! You'll be around amazing, positive women who all want to have a great time! 

Code of Conduct

  • Be Kind
  • Be Respectful
  • Be Safe
  • Be Positive
  • Be Inclusive

Cancellation Policies

If cancelled by April 24, adventure is 100% refundable, less the deposit.
If cancelled after April 24, adventure is non-refundable. 

Minimum Number of Participants


PLEASE note: If we do not reach 7 participants by April 24th, the adventure will be cancelled and ALL payments will be refunded, including deposits. 

While it is our intention at Bold Betties to adhere to the event as described, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to the nature of Bold Betties events, adventuring and travel can be unpredictable. Our itinerary overview is a general guide regarding the event and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. These changes can be made with regards to safety, attendee capabilities, time constraints, weather and various other reasons. You are solely responsible for arriving to the meeting place on time. In the event of a delay, it is up to you to make alternative arrangements. Any additional costs incurred is your responsibility. Refunds will not be given due to missed connections, canceled flights, weather, or any other delays or unforeseen circumstances. Allow yourself extra time to arrive safely to the meeting place so that everyone leaves on time. Please see the cancellation/refund policy. 

San Rafael Swell, UT: A Swell Adventure - May 24 - 27, 2019

May 24-27, 2019

$ 1,038.00