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Reviews and Testimonials


Here is what our clients say about our programs:

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Thank you so much for spending your time and sharing your knowledge and experience.Robin Y.

We had an absolutely perfect weekend. The hiking pace was nice, the workshops were informative, and evening at the campfire trying out various types of freeze dried food and stoves was a blast. Thank you for a wonderful time.Sophia Z.

The entire weekend and sessions were quite enjoyable and Very informative. I especially liked the bear nagging session, and how to pack your backpack. If you're looking for a great way to gain valuable backpacking tips information with memorable and safe backpacking, the Outdoor Adventure Connection is for you.Karen M.

I had so much fun, learned so much, and connected with great women.Eunice H.

It was physical and labor intense which gave me a great sense of accomplishment. Thank you Andy for the week I needed that escape and opportunity to see what I could do.Debbie B.

I liked the variety of activities that were offered. The guides were very energetic and informative about the activities. I really enjoyed the Kristy's program on stress management at the beginning of the retreat.Heather P.

I loved that it was all planned for me and I could relax and enjoy it. The trail and views were awesome. The workshops were very informative. Andy made me feel safe and have fun. One of my best vacations ever! I cannot wait to get back out on the trail!! Thanks so much!Teri H.

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.

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.

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

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.

Absolutely great trip. Thanks Andy for your organization, encouragement, and positive approach.Cathy V.

It was perfect!Laurie B.

The hands-on workshops with water filters and fire building were especially helpful to me. There was much value in having a guide with Yvonne's vast experience to talk to women about backpacking safety and other issues from a female perspective. Laurie J.

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

This was a great weekend for beginners. It definitely makes you want to keep on backpacking.Theresa W.

Andy and Yvonne planned every step of this trip with meticulous detail. I feel so proud of what I've accomplished. Thank you, Andy, Yvonne and Outdoor Adventure Connection.Karen P.

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

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.

Thank you for taking the time to share your passion with others. I am so thankful for our trail experience together. What an amazing group of people. The laughter we all shared! Such an amazing experience!Andrea W.

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

It was perfect. I liked the challenge on the trail and the size of the group is great. Perfect trip. Would like to be able to do more.Andrea W.