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Reviews and Testimonials


Here is what our clients say about our programs:

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The guides are amazing! I take away from this adventure feeling empowered and self reliant. Watch out World!!Kimberly P.

This was a wonderful experience that increased my confidence not only in my ability to backpack but in myself in general. There is nothing I would change.Jackie B.

I liked the individual instruction/attention received regarding tent set-up and backpack fitting. I felt the guides were truly devoted to sharing their joy & knowledge of backpacking to all. Pat S.

I absolutely enjoyed the trip and the workshops. I'm hooked and wanting to learn more about back country backpacking and go on more trips.Paula H.

I had a wonderful time this weekend. The guide did a great job leading, and teaching us the skills we need to be successful backpackers.Terra D.

It was perfect. I liked the challenge on the trail and the size of the group is great. Perfect trip. Would like to be able to do more.Andrea W.

The guides did everything possible to make it an enjoyable and worthwhile workshop. They took special care to ensure everyone had a good experience.John L.

Our guides were the best! Seriously, their experience, knowledge, patience, advice was outstanding.Name Withheld

This was an excellent trip all the way around. I am very thankful I went on this trip. I learned so much and had a great adventure doing it.Lauren D.

I liked the different demonstrations on equipment such as the stoves, water filtration, and hygiene for females. This is a great workshop for beginners and I can't think of anything that would make it better. You have done a great job and you have awesome guides! Thank you for a great experience!Erika O.

I thought the way the workshops were spread throughout the trip worked very well. I appreciated how candid the guides were in their presentations and in response to questions.Eunice H.

This was my first backpacking experience and I feel like I learned so much. All of the workshops were informative.Robin T.

It was fun, exciting, challenging, informative and the guides were the best.Bettina H.

I enjoyed this backpacking trip very much. Andy did a great job (as usual) with drawing everyone together into a warm and friendly group.Wes B.

It was awesome! Enjoyed everything, even the rain!! Looking forward to more backpacking trips!Gwen T.

I think it was great to have a woman as one of the instructors, its a great inspiration to hear from an accomplished and confident woman.Terry C.

The training was exactly what I was looking for. Yvonne and Lucy are AMAZING women, and I feel very luck to have had the chance to learn from them.Andrea W.

Given the challenging weather conditions, the trip was a fabulous success. I participated with a friend to encourage her to learn more about backpacking and build some confidence.Lana P.

I've loved the positive energy of the group, highly motivated by the guides. Andy, you've done a fantastic job at making us believe we walked around the world :-). This shows how well organized and planned everything was.Marta A.

I enjoyed everything about the trip. I learned a lot and appreciated the opportunity to sample so many different freeze dried meals.Margy R.

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I loved being able to experience what it was like to hike the AT on my own. I liked finding my pace and having a goal location to find along the way. It was a wonderful experience!!Sara D.