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Reviews and Testimonials


Here is what our clients say about our programs:

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Amy and Yvonne are excellent leaders and work well together. Very professional and well educated. They made the experience enjoyable and backpacking seem very manageable and meaningful.Lori D.

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 guides were terrific! Very kind and encouraging. The workshops were very informative- but I most just enjoyed all the stories and great tips that were shared throughout the trip. This was the best thing I have done for myself in a long time!!! Thank you from the bottom of my heart.Laura H.

The guide was great! She was so patient and caring. I believe she went above and beyond. Carrie N.

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

Well organized. Pace was perfect to new hikers.Randy R.

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.

Every detail of the hike was well planned. The information provided beforehand was very useful and Andy's guidance during the hike enabled us all to have a great experience. I enjoyed the challenge. It was an amazing experience!Bill K.

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.

I really liked talking to the guides about their experiences. They made me feel very comfortable asking questions. The only thing I would have changed was for it to be warmer! ;).Andrea C.

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.

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.

I loved every minute, every aspect of this trip. Would love to do again...right now!!! Love that Andy builds our confidence level and makes the experience so enjoyable. Best guide ever!!!Johnene I.

I had an amazing time!Shannon M.

I really, really enjoyed this program. I thought the workshops were interesting and informational. I really liked that you showed us different things like with the stoves and how to bear proof our food. I appreciated that we went slow and had breaks to ease us into backpacking. It was informative and fun. Thank you!Maggie U.

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

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

Was a wonderful trip! Lucy and Yvonne did a great job. I feel everyone learned something even though there was such a vast range of experience levels.Jennifer P.

The guides took the time and energy to produce a great experience.John L.

Andy did a great job of organizing and leading the trip and the companionship was top notch.Anne B.

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

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