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Reviews and Testimonials


Here is what our clients say about our programs:

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This was a great introduction to backpacking. A just right experience for beginners enhanced by beautiful weather.Ellen G.

Great guide with a wealth of knowledge. Well planned and executed.Narayan R.

Typical well planned trip by Andy. Fun had by all!Scott B.

I had the most fun together on Saturdat night and then it was over! Would be nice to have had one more night! The guides were awesome. The park was just beautiful - I will go back!Theresa G.

Perfect distance each day, Andy flexible when appropriate. Awesome section of trail - good mix of scenery. Cool hostel - good experience. Loved the documents to read through. Andy truly taught us vs. just doing for us. Overall great experience!Toni M.

Everything was so organized and fun and laid back. Can't remember when I have been so pleased with a group outing. Andy and Yvonne were so helpful. They constantly showed care and concern for every hiker. It will definitely be a cherished memory.Terry B.

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

Fantastic trip and a great time. Looking forward to participating in more events!Shawn L.

The entire trip from start to finish exceeded my expectations. Even though we had rain during portions of the adventure, that didn't change a thing! May even made the trip a bit more challenging. Do not change a thing, all breakout sessions were great.Doug L.

It was perfect!Laurie B.

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.

I really liked the evening supper and getting to try all the different freeze dried foods to see what we liked. All the workshops were really great and I liked how all the information was presented in a fun and relaxed atmosphere! Erika O.

I learned lots of little tips for efficient backpacking and met some great new hiking buddies.Tali H.

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.

Andy and Glenn did an awesome job in making us feel comfortable. It was such a nice group of people, beautiful place, making for a truly enjoyable weekend!Barb L.

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

I liked Andy's leadership style: allowing flow to the work ; encouragement; teaching; sense of humor, appreciation and respect for each person.Karen K.

I liked the option of hiking at our own pace on sunday morning, not being in a hurry to get to the hostel. Everything was perfect. Thank you so much!Margie H.

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

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

I feel more confident for future backpacking trips. I learned much more than I anticipated. Thank you.Charley S.