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Reviews and Testimonials


Here is what our clients say about our programs:

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I honestly feel the retreat was perfect. The attention to detail was amazing! Each activity was perfectly planned. I will recommend this if available in the future to everyone I know and will attend myself as well.Sherry L.

I had a wonderful time with a really positive hiking group.Robert R.

Had a great time! Guides were very knowledgeable and I loved how they shared their personal experiences and answered all questions thoughtfully and honestly. I will definitely take an advanced workshop.Mike K.

The views were beautiful! I enjoyed meeting new hikers.Yvonne E.

I really appreciated the focus of the trail projects and how knowledgeable the trail boss is.Robin R.

This workshop was so informative, fun, and prepared my husband and I to take off on our own. We learned so much and this confirmed our desire to start backpacking. I was a little unsure and uncomfortable with it before but now I can't wait to get back out there. It was a perfect and amazing experience.Melissa T.

What a fabulous experience! I enjoyed meeting, hiking and laughing with everyone. Thank you for a great adventure!! Your photos capture every aspect of the journey. The beauty of the land, new friendships, laughter and fatigue.Pat S.

I loved the way the information was presented and the environment the guides created! As a new backpacker, I learned a lot - but I also learned that I still have a lot to learn!Morgan H.

What a fantastic adventure! What a gorgeous place to spend a weekend Backpacking. Andy did was an excellent leader, always making sure that everyone was having the best time possible. I can hardly wait for the next trip! Dale D.

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.

Thanks for putting the trip together! It was a good shakedown for my upcoming Appalachian Trail hike. Company was great.Jeff H.

Workshops were very helpful - a wide range of equipment was displayed to give us a good idea of the options available.P.T.

Excellent! I loved the small group and challenging of hike. I enjoyed tent camping for three nights.Sally D.

The trip was awesome. I honestly have nothing to say that could be improved. Great company, workshops and positive atmosphere!Paula H.

I enjoyed the activities in the evening and the variety of dinner optionsSue H.

The guides were enthusiastic, knowledgeable, and friendly! Honestly I can't think of any improvements!Mary Beth A.

This trip far exceeded my expectations.Nancy B.

Thank you for such a fun weekend. Andy did a great job planning the trip. What a fun group.Amy C.

I learned so much on this trip, like how to fit my backpack, how to set up my tent, how to start a fire, how to cross a river and how to be a responsible backpacker. I was surprised that we got the chance to try so many varieties of backpacking food.Junlan L.

Overall a great trip, lots of information about backpacking learned. I hope to do Level II trip with you soon.Bernie B.

We have an excellent safety record at Outdoor Adventure Connection. But on other trips we have been called upon to help. Read More

Just cant wait for a longer trip!!Darlene A.