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 for adventurous females!
Backpack trips range from easy to strenuous. See our backpack ratings for difficulty levels.
Hike the famed and scenic John Muir Trail! We'll cross a total of five high passes and visit the idyllic Rae and Palisade Lakes with three layover days to explore or rest at camp. More »
Backpack among the granite-spire peaks, sparkling lakes, and wildflower-carpeted meadows of this alpine wilderness. On layover days, we'll visit the Continental Divide and glaciers or rest at camp. More »
Journey through one of the most gorgeous areas of the Sierra with other adventures in their 20s and 30s. Hard work will be rewarded with awesome meals, engaging conversation, and unforgettable views. More »
Our weeklong backpack trip will feature challenging but low-mileage days through this tranquil wilderness. We'll enjoy cool temperatures, outstanding vistas, tasty meals, and nights beside lakes with loons. More »
Join a colorful trek over the shoulder of 13,160-foot Red Slate Mountain. Our spectacular and challenging cross-country route will lead us to secluded lakes, Hopkins Basin, and grand vistas of the Mono Recesses. More »
Hike the second-largest wilderness in the Lower 48! Our epic journey will be packed with panoramic vistas, rugged mountains, alpine lakes, lushly forested river valleys, and plenty of wildflowers. More »
Backpack and basecamp for a week as we discover waterfalls and ancient cliff dwellings, study geology, and appreciate 360-degree views from Nankoweap Butte on this historic North Rim route. More »
Learn or refresh backpacking skills along the wild California coast on the beginner-friendly route. Visit rocky headlands, spectacular beaches, and open grasslands as we learn about the history and diversity of this special place. More »
Enjoy late-summer backpacking at its best in the wilderness along the south shore of Michagan's Lake Superior. This trip has it all: spectacular lakeshore cliffs, natural arches, waterfalls, sand dunes, and the deep North Woods. More »