Leave behind your over-civilized life and visit wild places few people will ever see! Our backpack trips transport you to southwestern slot canyons and reveal remote crater lakes and craggy Sierra peaks.
Never backpacked before? No problem! Try one of our beginner trips, specially tailored to equip you with backpacking skills in a supportive, unhurried environment. Or join one of our women-only trips!
Backpack trips range from easy to strenuous. See our backpack ratings for difficulty levels.
Backpack two jewels of the Southwest. Beginning at the South Bass trailhead, we'll meander along the Esplanade before gradually descending into the Royal Arch gorge and to the mighty Colorado River. More »
Our 30-mile one-way trek will begin at the headwaters of Yosemite Creek and traverse Ten Lakes Basin and the high canyons of Cathedral Creek. Along the way, we'll encounter wildflowers, cascading creeks, and stunning views. More »
Spend a week backpacking the legendary Catskills, famous for pristine forests, rugged peaks, waterfalls, and spectacular views of the Hudson valley. Highlights will include the Devil’s Path, Kaaterskill Falls, and Rip Van Winkle Hollow, More »
Backpack the wild beauty of the largest national park in the States. Spectacular vistas and scenic beauty will abound as we travel through the highest concentration of glaciers and high peaks in North America. More »
Trek the remote northern slopes of a park six time larger than Yellowstone. Our hiking companions on this cross-country traverse will be huge glaciers, icy streams, and ice-encrusted mountains. More »
Northeast of Yellowstone lies the Beartooth range, an area rich with valleys and lakes and home to the highest point in Montana. On day hikes, we'll discuss grizzlies and wolves and their importance in the ecosystem. More »
Here's your chance to hike the second-largest wilderness area in the Lower 48. Our epic journey will be packed with panoramic vistas, rugged mountains, alpine lakes, and lushly forested river valleys. More »
This is a quick five-day backpack on a mostly cross-country route into a fantastic backcountry basin above timberline. We’ll camp by lakes and soak in huge “top of the world” vistas, looking out on granite canyons below us. More »
Backpack this Pacific Northwest wilderness on a journey from lush, old-growth forest to soaring mountain scenery. Our adventure will include a hike into the Lacrosse basin, an overnight in Enchanted Valley, and abundant wildflowers. More »
Ready to explore off-trail backpacking at a reasonable pace? We'll strike a balance between on-trail and cross-country hiking as we discover the forest and granite features of this area just north of Yosemite. More »
Explore some of the most beautiful scenery in the Pacific Northwest over a week of backpacking in Olypmic National Park, renowned for its rugged shoreline, temperate rainforests, and spectacular alpine peaks. More »
Join other adventuresome women on a weeklong backpack through the Grand Canyon, rightfully deemed one of the world's natural wonders. We'll hike along the Colorado River, visit the Inner Gorge, and exit on the aptly named Grandview trail. More »