Updated: Feb 18
Our backpacking season runs April - October. We will offer 10+ trips this year and will fill up quickly. The schedule will be posted soon on this site.
All trips are designed for beginning & intermediate abilities
Drive less than 3 hours south of Salt Lake City to our starting campsite
By June, the drive will be less than 90 minutes from SLC
Backpacking guides are experts
Activities include hiking, backpacking, valuable basic outdoor survival skills
Trip runs Thursday evening through Saturday afternoon
Thursday, 7 PM: Arrive at our campsite for an important, one-hour, pre-backpacking meeting, snacks provided.
Friday, 6:30 AM: Breakfast, 7 AM: Break camp. This is a loose schedule based on the abilities of those participating. Besides hiking, many teaching opportunities are provided during the 2-day adventure.
Saturday, 4 PM: Arrive back to the cars, drive home
Pre-trip Assistance at a Rental Shop: receive professional assistance from one of the guides in helping you select your basic rental gear i.e. tent, sleeping pad, sleeping bag, backpack, seasonal footwear
Guides will provide water filtration system, headlamps, cookware, food
All standard food is provided from Friday morning through Saturday afternoon. Dinner on Saturday is not provided.
Any specialty foods/snacks will not be provided. Bring your own.
$499/person, no double occupancy is needed
Per trip: Minimum 4 people, maximum 10
5 meals provided along with some snacks
Carpool assistance provided, if needed (we'll try and help you find a carpool to go in if you don't want to drive)
2 nights camping
$100 deposit to reserve your spot
$399 balance due 30 days from departure
Pay by Check, VENMO, cash to Sheryl McGlochlin
VENMO User name:@sheryl-mcglochlin