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Reviews and Testimonials


Here is what our clients say about our programs:

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I highly recommend Outdoor Adventure Connection to anyone considering a backpacking trip. This program teaches you all the fundamentals required to not only be safe, but also have fun and feel comfortable backpacking without a guide. Thanks so much!Dirk W.

I enjoyed every minute of this trip. The guides were great in answering questions, and giving encouragement. I really learned a lot.Rhonda B.

This trip far exceeded my expectations.Nancy 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 learned a lot and enjoyed meeting a great group of people.Melissa T.

Amazing company and absolutely beautiful weather in the great outdoors. Yes, I even enjoyed the fresh down pour of rain on our way out! The trip after the trip was truly joyful.Kathie V.

Guides are very knowledgeable, fun, and made everyone feel welcome. I liked the workshops and trying the different backpacking stoves and meals.Carrie N.

You really raised the bar for future trips! The scenery was spectacular. It was good to brush up on my water-crossing skills, too. This may become one of my favorite hikes ever.Glenn R.

I loved all the hands on activities and the experienced leaders that were there to help. It was lots of fun, and I learned so much!! Thank you!!Whitney T.

From Leave No Trace, to the simplicity of food choices, to starting a fire, I was amazed by all of the little tricks.Rachel M.

Amazing lovely ladies with fun hearts! Attention to all of the details!Sally H.

Aside from spending all that time in the beautiful outdoors, I liked the workshops the best. Tama and Andy flawlessly conveyed years' worth of backpacking/camping knowledge to us in an understandable and entertaining way.Lucy W.

Just wanted to let you know what a spectacular weekend we had. I could not have been happier signing up for this trip. For a while, I've been wanting to do more backpacking, but just now brave enough or confident enough to venture out on my own. Nancy B.

The group size was perfect, the route choice was very interesting, and best of all Andy fostered great conversation among the group.David W.

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

Amazing program, amazing experience! I will definitely backpack with OAC againEllen S.

Thank you so very much for allowing me to be a part of this trip. The views, the climbs, the learning, and the adventure made this a great experience.Ben K.

Everything was fabulous!! I'm not sure I could begin to pick just one thing I liked best!Gina B.

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.

Excellent guide and location!Erin V.

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

The guides made everyone feel welcome and safe.Nicole L.