Gold Butte National Monument
November 29-30 Field Trip (Wednesday-Thursday)
This field trip will be lead by John and Deb Mitchell.
Starting from the Virgin River Casino parking lot at 7:30 am.
The group will drive to the Gold Butte area to visit sites, that might include:
Falling Man, 21 Goats, Kohta Circus, Mud Wash, Little Finland, Kirk's Grotto, Babes Butte. To name possible locations.
Carpooling will minimize our footprint. High Clearance vehicles are advised.
Walking to sites will be on uneven ground and in drainages.
Each day you will be walking about 5 miles to get to the sites that day.
Additional Information Regarding the Organized Field Trips
1. PLEASE NOTE that URARA holds no responsibility or liability for those participating in field trips. Attendance at a pre-trip orientation meeting is required by all field trip participants, where a completed liability waiver and medical consent form will be discussed. Each trip roster will be finalized upon completion of waiver and consent forms by participants. Pre-trip meeting could be held the evening before the Field Trip.
2. Four-wheel-drive is recommended for high-clearance areas. Car-pooling is recommended, and is required for the final leg of some trips.
3. Many of the field trips may involve hiking, easy to strenuous, through rough terrain with substantial brush where one may encounter creatures such as rattlesnakes, so be sure to pack appropriate footwear, hiking clothes with a jacket for that sudden rainstorm, a hat, and sunscreen. Don’t forget your camera. Participants are responsible for bringing along plenty of water to ensure healthy hydration.
4. Plan to provide your own lunch, snacks, and drinks.