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Reviews and Testimonials


Here is what our clients say about our programs:

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I liked the individual instruction/attention received regarding tent set-up and backpack fitting. I felt the guides were truly devoted to sharing their joy & knowledge of backpacking to all. Pat S.

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

Thanks for a grand experience! I am glad it rained, and snowed! I could handle it which is one thing I needed to know. Thank you for your personal attention.Stephen E.

Every detail of the hike was well planned. The information provided beforehand was very useful and Andy's guidance during the hike enabled us all to have a great experience. I enjoyed the challenge. It was an amazing experience!Bill K.

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.

All of the guides were amazingly friendly and very knowledgeable. I am very appreciative of everything all of you did. Rachel M.

The guides were very helpful and accommodating.Jim H.

This experience really boosted my confidence and knowledge of backpacking! We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and meeting folks equally interested in backpacking. The guides are very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about this sport! The training topics were spot on. Saturday dinner was delicious and fun.Amy S.

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.

Absolutely had a blast!Rita L.

Guides are so friendly , approachable and knowledgeable Great help for a newbie!!Betty S.

Was a wonderful trip! Lucy and Yvonne did a great job. I feel everyone learned something even though there was such a vast range of experience levels.Jennifer P.

Don't change a thing Andy! I had a fantastic time. Chris C.

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.

I loved all the hands on activities and the experienced leaders that were there to help. It was lots of fun, and I learned so much!! Thank you!!Whitney T.

I enjoyed everything about the trip. I learned a lot and appreciated the opportunity to sample so many different freeze dried meals.Margy R.

Best weekend ever!!!!! I was inspired by both of my guides as well as my fellow backpackers to challenge myself to do things that I thought were beyond my own capabilities. The workshops were extremely informative for a beginner backpacker like myself.Rose K.

I highly recommend Outdoor Adventure Connection to anyone considering a backpacking trip. This program teaches you all the fundamentals required to not only be safe, but also have fun and feel comfortable backpacking without a guide. Thanks so much!Dirk W.

I really liked talking to the guides about their experiences. They made me feel very comfortable asking questions. The only thing I would have changed was for it to be warmer! ;).Andrea C.

The group size was perfect, the route choice was very interesting, and best of all Andy fostered great conversation among the group.David W.

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

Guides are very knowledgeable, fun, and made everyone feel welcome. I liked the workshops and trying the different backpacking stoves and meals.Carrie N.