Reviews and Testimonials
Here is what our clients say about our programs:
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Andy and his team are extremely knowledgeable and friendly. They provided valuable beginner backpacker information in a welcoming and encouraging environment. – Terra D.
We have an excellent safety record at Outdoor Adventure Connection.
I loved trying the different meals. They were delicious and gave me tons of ideas! – Jaime S.
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.
Totally enjoyed the experience and new knowledge obtained. – Gregg W.
Guides are so friendly , approachable and knowledgeable Great help for a newbie!! – Betty S.
The whole experience was great: very friendly and knowledgeable leaders, great group of women, and wonderful views! – Robin T.
The guides were enthusiastic, knowledgeable, and friendly! Honestly I can't think of any improvements! – Mary Beth A.
I loved the whole experience. This was a great trip, the mini training sessions were great and our guides were experienced and willing to share their stories and offer great suggestions and advice. – Joy W.
The course was perfect and so was the location. – Matt P.
I loved the 'can do' attitude, no matter the experience level of the client. They gave me a lot of confidence that no matter your experience level or physical fitness level, this can be done. – Traci B.
Loved the caving and guided hikes, also loved the attention to detail and all the small touches. – Maria D.
I loved having the park staff involved and our group breakfasts. – Karen K.
I thought the guides were great! They were very helpful. – Megan M.
I loved all aspects of the trip, well....except that 28lb pack was not so pleasant the first hour, but after some adjustments by the guides, it wasn't difficult. I did not want the weekend to end! All the guides were so helpful, friendly, and full of information from their own various personal experiences. I will definitely do this again! – Bridget M.
Great group of people.†You are so knowledgeable and great at sharing.†Donít change anything. The trip was everything you said it would be. – Deb G.
I like the caving trip the best! There isn't an anything that I can think of that I would change. – Rita L.
There isn't just one thing that I loved about this trip. It was a wonderful experience all around. The group I was in was fantastic, helpful, kind, positive, adventurous, courageous, and honest. I felt completely comfortable with the group, and the level of intensity of the hike was exactly what I was looking for. – Shannon M.
This trip was a wonderful experience. It was FUN, and the workshops were so informative. I feel the confidence to repeat this adventure on my own. The section of the AT is simply spectacular! This adventure is so inspiring! I will definitely do this trip again and hope some of my friends will too. – Edda K.
I was super impressed with the workshops. The Ethics of the "Leave No Trace" principles are very important to me, and I was so pleased that they were stressed and practiced through out the weekend. – Shelly M.
What I liked the best was the core Leave No Trace principles that laid the foundation for the entire trip--outdoor ethics. The importance of respect for nature and minimizing the human footprint had personal impact for me. – Karen P.
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I had no backpacking experience. I knew nothing about equipment or how to prepare for backpacking. But I do now. Thank you! – Deb G.