Explore scenic trails, Indian Ruins, Arches, Mountains and more in Escalante Utah! You will love your job here!
High Adventure is a tour company based in Escalante, Utah which offers UTV Rentals, Shuttles to Hiking Trailheads, and Guided Tours in Grand Staircase National Monument. If you love adventure this is your place!
Grand Staircase National Monument offers more adventures than you could tackle in a lifetime. In addition, Escalante is also centrally located in between three of Utah's treasured National Parks; Bryce Canyon, Capital Reef, and Arches.
About High Adventure
Outdoor Adventure has multiple employment opportunities including working in our retail store, being a rental agent, or doing tours and shuttles to our area attractions. We want our employees to love their job and also enjoy their off time in this beautiful area!
Escalante has so much to offer. One side of the town is lined with the Monument that contains beautiful Rock Formations, Arches, Indian Ruins and Dinosaur Tracks. The other side is lined with the Dixie National Forest where we have excellent fishing, tons of wildlife, and the most magnificent vistas and views! We have some of the best hiking destinations on the planet and over 3000 miles of off-road trails. There will be a plethora of adventures for you to take advantage of during your time here. We tell our visitors that they could spend weeks here and still not see it all.
This is one of those places people come to visit and never leave. We are in a very remote area, however, our little town has several excellent restaurants, an awesome bar, and plenty to do. We are a little tourist town of about 700 amazing people. Our season typically starts in March and ends at the end of October. We have beautiful weather during our season in Escalante. The spring and fall are in the 70's and the warmest months of summer are in the mid 80's.
If you love exploring remote locations and working with people from all over the world come and see what we have to offer - we always have an awesome team of people at High Adventure!
The Employee Experience
We love our employees at High Adventure! We want you to have an amazing experience during your time here. We are looking for people who love spending time with other people and love the outdoors. Escalante is in an extremely remote area but it is a very fun place to live and work. We have people of all ages from all over who come to work here in the summer. You will not only have our staff to hang out with but the staff of all the various hotels and restaurants in our city. Escalante has 3 gas stations, one country market, 6 restaurants, and a bar. There is one large lodge, 5 hotels, and many bed and breakfast locations.
All our employees get extreme discounts on the services we provide and a lot of them are free. We want you to explore the area and all it has to offer so you can share it with the guests. You will work hard during your time here but we also want you to play hard. We are excited for the 2019 season and hope you will choose to join us!
High Adventure is looking for people who have great communication skills, work well with others, and love the outdoors and hiking. With the variety of positions we have available, we should have something for everyone! Our shuttle drivers get to be outside all day driving to and from the various hiking trailheads. Our tour guides do a lot of hiking! Our rental agents are inside and need to have basic computer skills. And our retail cashiers will be indoors and need very basic computer skills. Of course, all of our jobs require a love for the outdoors and you also need to enjoy talking with and helping others!
Room and Board
Employee housing is provided and runs between $300 to $350 a month which will be deducted from the paycheck. All our employee housing consists of a fully furnished private room with a shared bathroom and shared common areas in a fully furnished house. The kitchen is fully loaded with all cooking utensils, microwave, fridge, oven, and stove. A laundry room is also in the house with washer and dryer included. Utilities, cable and fiber optic internet are included in the cost of housing. You will only be responsible to provide your own groceries.
Our employees are encouraged to explore this area. We offer you free shuttles and UTV rentals throughout your stay upon availability. There are many outfitters in this area that also offer discounts to seasonal employees in the area.
We have some very cool events that happen in this area throughout the season for you to be a part of! 24th of July Celebration (Pioneer Day), Rodeo, Arts Festival, Bike Races, Marathon, and more. Check out our Chamber of Commerce page for info.
Getting Here and Getting Around
You will need to get initial transportation to our property but a personal vehicle is not required for your stay. Employee housing is within walking distance from all the businesses in town including High Adventure. Bikes are encouraged for getting around and exploring if you wish.
If you love the outdoors, you will not be disappointed with your time in Escalante. This is one of the most beautiful places on earth with so much to see and do. If you love the Mountains, the desert and everything in between you will love it here! We have world-class hiking, river rafting on the Escalante River, stand up paddleboarding on our beautiful reservoir, mountain biking, exciting off-road adventure, and more!