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Reviews and Testimonials


Here is what our clients say about our programs:

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

It was good getting new practical information on backpacking skills. I enjoyed learning how to cross streams. Thanks for your attention to all the pieces that made it a great trip!Mary Ellen B

I really liked the relaxed, low key atmosphere. I think that having leaders who are knowledgeable without being overbearing really helped everyone relax and enjoy the experience without feeling intimidated.Amy G.

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.

The guides were very helpful and accommodating.Jim H.

What a FUN group!!! We sure were living and laughing and loving life!!!Cindy S.

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.

It was a great fall hike with great weather and great people to hike with and share the weekend. I learned lots this weekend.Bob M.

The trip was a wonderful experience and one I never thought I would get to have.Cara S.

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.

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

This trip had everything, great leadership, fellow hikers & weather. God blessed our trip, it was awesome!Bob B.

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.

The whole experience was great: very friendly and knowledgeable leaders, great group of women, and wonderful views!Robin T.

Very well organized! I liked how the team worked together to share their knowledge and experience with all of us. I liked how the guides were patient when we asked questions and the overall wonderful comaraderie of the group and relaxed atmosphere throughout the weeekend. Overall experience was great!Helen M.

The trip and workshops were fantastic. I met some new friends and learned so much. Thank you so much. This is just the beginning for me!Normajean R.

Great learning experience and confidence booster. It was a prefect beginning experience. I will definitely recommend outdoor adventure connection to my friends!Jamie A.

It was the best experience one could ask for!! Truly unforgettable and the friendships made will last a lifetime!!!Darlene A.

I really learned a lot and feel more prepared to go try this on my own. Both Andy and Lucy share the passion they have for this and that's infectious.Rick S.

The course, workshops, guides and time spent was excellent and I hope to do other courses in the future.Joe V.

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

I liked that every detail was thoroughly thought out. Trips like this enable the inexperienced hiker to gain valuable knowledge. Andy is the best at what he does!Bill K.