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.
Hike a desert wilderness along historic paths on this moderate backpack journey. Highlights include the Wonderland of Rocks and Smith Water Canyon, with chances to encounter vibrant wildflowers and bighorn sheep. More »
Hike through the finest red-wall narrow and camp on huge esplanade expanses with dramatic panoramic views on this unique wilderness adventure through the labyrinth of canyons of the Kanab Creek Wilderness. More »
Trek cross-country through a canyon so mysterious, its name isn't found on modern maps. We'll visit beautiful slots, pools, pour-offs, caves, slickrock, ruins, rock art, and a not-quite-whole dinosaur. More »
Explore the scenic and seldom-visited high-desert wilderness known as the Rainbow Plateau. We'll travel cross-country through a maze of narrow slot canyon, steep-sided sandstone domes, and high pinnacles. More »
Join us on the Navajo Reservation for a remote backpacking trip on the famous Rainbow Trail. We'll see rarely-visited canyons and pictographs as we hike around sacred Navajo Mountain. More »
Enjoy the splendor of red slickrock sculpted into magnificent canyons with arches and plunge pools. We'll explore the Silver Falls and Chop Rock side canyons and climb surrounding mesas for desert views stretching for miles. More »
Join a challenging backpack journey into America's last true wilderness, crossing high passes and tundra-filled valleys. This once-in-a-lifetime experience may include sightings of the Porcupine caribou herd, wolves, and grizzlies. More »
Venture into a land of mountains, glaciers, and abundant wildlife. Our challenging route will lead us to the massive Donjek Glacier and views of the St. Elias Mountains, with opportunities to see bears, wolves, and more. More »