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Reviews and Testimonials


Here is what our clients say about our programs:

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The educational aspects were excellent, easy to understand and very informative. I especially enjoyed Leave No Trace, tips on gear and the food preparation/tasting demo.Charley S.

Guides were great. Perfect team that complemented each other perfectly. Very patient and addressed everyone's unique needs.Toni M.

Well organized and informative. I really liked the ability to hike the AT with an experienced guide. I got out of this what I hoped for and then some. The experience accelerated my learning curve and ability to do multi-day backpacking trips.Rick J.

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.

I had a wonderful time with a really positive hiking group.Robert R.

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

I thought this was a fantastic group and I enjoyed learning from the other backpackers. I certainly appreciate the guide sharing his knowledge and experiences.Sharon J.

Hiking with the other ladies. Princess Doah was great!Kari D.

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

The entire experience could not have been better. I will cherish the memory of our laughs and the breathtaking views for years to come.Matt P.

Excellent guide and location!Erin V.

And last but not least a huge thanks to Andy for planning, leading and inspiring us all to live life one step at a time. You truly are a great, thoughtful and generous leader.Chris C.

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

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.

It was great being able to stay in cabins, not camp out. The friendly and involved park staff made the event a sure success.Frank C.

I appreciated mix of experienced and newbies.Karen K.

This workshop was fun, informative, and a great experience. Andy and his staff were very helpful and supportive. I would highly recommend this trip to anyone. I thoroughly enjoyed it!Leigh L.

The entire trip was great. I was at ease as soon as I met all the guides. They were professional and made the trip a fun learning experience, even in the rain. I couldn't ask for a better program to learn backpacking skills. I'm thankful I signed up. Thank you for a great adventure!Catie H.

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 can't imagine anything being done differently in regards to leadership, introduction, prep and planning. The experience exceeded my expectations.Monika M.

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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.