Talking Rocks
Week-long Tours in the Desert Southwest


Seven days exploring the geology and scenery of southwest Utah and environs. Sleep in tents or under the stars. Study geology and paleontology with Gerry Bryant of the Colorado Plateau Institute and Stephen Rowland of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Eat incredibly delicious food prepared by Robert Johnston. Hike to breathtaking overlooks and fascinating outcrops. Enjoy conversations around the campfire considering the great questions of beauty and justice, God and humanity, geology and theology.

We explore geology


Point our eyes and hearts and cameras toward sunrises and sunsets

Savor grand vistas

Examine mysteries in outcrops

Share incredibly delicious meals

Hold long conversations around the campfire

Deepen friendships


Make new friends

Talking Rocks 2019

Seven Days

May 5-12, 2019