"Chameleon is an extremely versatile theme with a myriad of options and styles"

Experience adventurous exploration of the archaeological, natural and cultural histories of southeastern Utah with a world-renowned guide.

About FOE

Your hosts, Vaughn and Marcia Hadenfeldt provide a level of knowledge and service that creates an unforgettable southwest experience. Whether staying in the Far Out bunkhouse or traveling the back country with Vaughn, you’ll find that exploring with FOE makes for a memorable adventure.  Fully licensed, permitted and insured, FOE trips are led by Vaughn, who has spent over 30 years exploring and guiding in the region particularly across the Cedar Mesa – Grand Gulch plateau.

Backcountry Tours

Far Out Expeditions offers adventures customized specifically for the individual or group. Vaughn’s passion for archaeological sites, especially rock art, is what distinguishes him as a Cedar Mesa guide. Whether you’re looking for a day trip as close by as Comb Ridge or a multi-day backpacking expedition in Grand Gulch, we’ll take you as far out as you want to go.


Far Out Expeditions has restored the historic home of famous local guide Zeke Johnson – who later became the first Superintendant of Natural Bridges National Monument – into the perfect home-away-from-home. It is the ideal place to stay for individuals, families, school groups or anyone who wants to feel at home in Bluff. For prices, please visit the rates page.

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Far Out thanks the Camp Verde Archaeology Center for inviting Vaughn to speak at their meeting. Vaughn was pleased to talk with a group that was interested in the rock art, the ruins and the idea of protecting the places that are filled with archaeology. We are grateful for the invitation and the hospitality;..

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To our many guests and friends here and around the world we just wanted to say that we are thinking of you. That’s it. A peaceful moment in times of upheaval. May you all know love today and always.

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Bluff, Utah

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