"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 which is now Bears Ears National Monument .

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. Click here for rates.


The Far Out burden carrier logo, designed by Bluff artist Joe Pachak, is featured in various styles. Contact us today to place your order for t-shirts and more!

Far Out Expeditions on Facebook

8 Outdoor Companies Helping with Harvey Relief

I’m sorry I haven’t kept up well with Far Out’s page. I’m a volunteer with Team Rubicon, and we’ve been pretty busy dialing-up responses to TX while trying to keep the rest of the country from falling apart, too. I wanted to share with all you outdoorsy types what the Outdoor Industry has been doing..

11 likes, 0 comments2 weeks ago

So…this may be the lucky summer for some FOE follower. Vaughn is looking to sell some of his VINTAGE climbing gear/catalogs/clothes etc. If anyone is a collector or knows someone who is, this is going to be a fun cache to go through. I’ll post pics and prices soon, but if you know you’re interested,..

13 likes, 4 comments2 months ago

Timeline Photos

The season is in full swing. Fountain Valley always kicks things off with a fun, educational trip. This year was a great one, and now Vaughn is out and about almost every day.

18 likes, 1 comments6 months ago