Reviews and Testimonials
Here is what our clients say about our programs:
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I enjoyed a challenging backpacking experience. Andy is very knowledgeable and is always willing to help and answer questions. – Bill K.
We have an excellent safety record at Outdoor Adventure Connection.
It was perfect the way it was. Just enough time to "get your feet wet" I like there are other courses that build from this experience. – Andrea W.
This was an excellent introductory course, and we look forward to enrolling in a Level II course as soon as our schedule allows. – Terra D.
I had a wonderful experience. – Karen P.
The trip was a wonderful experience and one I never thought I would get to have. – Cara S.
Andy's guidance was probably the best part of the trip and made me feel at ease. – Ashley V.
Thank you Again Andy for a Wonderful Weekend. Beautiful Scenery, Perfect Weather and a GREAT group of Hiking Friends. These trips definitely allow me to go to places I would NEVER venture out on my own. – Kimberly S.
Just cant wait for a longer trip!! – Darlene A.
I especially enjoyed the creek crossing! I was also very glad to learn about additional techniques for hanging bear bags and all sorts of general safety tips. I can't think of anything I would change - even glad I now know how to handle backpacking in the rain. – Jessica C.
Thank you for leading and educating me on an adventure I will never forget. Most importantly thank you for your smiles, laughter and fun. Andy, mission accomplished. – Bob H.
Thank you for the incredible amount of knowledge shared - the hands on experience made me ready for the next step - let's do an intermediate hike! – Tara S.
I absolutely loved this trip! Everything about the trip was perfect thanks to Andy and Yvonne. I had a blast, learned a lot and wish it would never end! – Lucy W.
I liked our accommodations, food, and evening activities. I enjoyed meeting the Carter Cave park staff. – Debbie B.
Andy, you couldn't be any better than what you are! We learned so much and you made us feel so comfortable and made it all fun! – Gina B.
I enjoyed this backpacking trip very much. Andy did a great job (as usual) with drawing everyone together into a warm and friendly group. – Wes B.
I liked the info about what to pack and how to pack it. This was the most helpful for me. I also learned about the wonders of trekking poles, which I now love. – Carri W.
The guides were very helpful and accommodating. – Jim H.
I wouldn't change a thing! This was an absolutely wonderful experience! Every detail was planned and well thought out by our guide. I wouldn't have any hestitation in recommending this trip to a someone who has never backpacked, a beginning backpacker or someone who want to brush up on their skills. I am really looking forward to attending OAC trips in the future. Thanks so much for an excellent experience! – Amanda R.
This was a wonderful experience that increased my confidence not only in my ability to backpack but in myself in general. There is nothing I would change. – Jackie B.
I loved everything. I came home and weighed everything in my pack. – Teresa A.
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The course, workshops, guides and time spent was excellent and I hope to do other courses in the future. – Joe V.