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.
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 »
Bask in glorious Yosemite light on our journey to the remote Lyell Fork of the Merced River. For experienced hikers, our 50-plus-mile on-trail route offers unforgettable panoramas and idyllic alpine lakes. More »
Trek to Dusy Basin, where the striking peaks of the Palisades and the Black Divide dominate the skyline. The highlight of our journey will be remote Lake Basin, which we'll reach by a cross-country route. 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 »
Enjoy September backpacking at its best in the wilderness along the south shore of Lake Superior. This journey will feature lakeshore cliffs, natural arches, waterfalls, and 300-foot-high sand dunes. More »
Join other adventuresome women on a weeklong backpacking trip 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 »