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 the Beartooth range, a spectacular area just northeast of Yellowstone that's rich with beautiful valleys and pristine lakes. We'll go off trail, pausing to explore the terrain and observe rapidly disappearing glaciers. More »
Discover the little-known wonders of southeastern Yosemite on this unique backcountry trek. Beginning at iconic Glacier Point, we'll travel a 50-mile on-trail loop featuring waterfalls and the peaks of the Clark Range. 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 »
Pack 30 miles of spectacular scenery and five days of adventure into an extended-weekend backpack trip in the High Sierra. Highlights will include panoramic views of the Silver Divide and two crossings of the Sierra Crest. More »
Hike the Weminuche Wilderness along the Continental Divide Trail to unforgettable vistas of expansive valleys and lakes. Traveling from Denver, we'll stop overnight at the Great Sand Dunes, the tallest dunes in the States. More »
Leave the trails behind on this trek through the Tablelands, a high and remote plateau only accessible to adventurous off-trail backpackers. We'll visit many alpine lakes and meadows, with two layover days to explore. More »
Circle the iconic Maroon Bells on a challenging late-summer high-country circuit, witnessing the "turning of the aspens" while traveling over four mountain passes above 12,000 feet. More »
Join an early-autumn backpack journey along Lake Superior Hiking Trail. Our moderately difficult route on this well-maintained trail will feature unforgettable panoramic views, waterfalls, and starlit backcountry campsites. More »
Descend a lonely and forbidding canyon deep into the heart of the Rainbow Plateau. Our adventure will become increasingly challenging as we negotiate the lower canyon's many pools and pour-offs. More »
Backpack the South Rim of the Grand Canyon from Red Canyon to the Little Colorado River. We'll experience a variety of trails with dramatic views of the Colorado River and unique geological formations. More »