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Reviews and Testimonials


Here is what our clients say about our programs:

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The organization of the trail projects was well planned - we had what we needed, where we needed it. It was nice having park employees join us each day too.Barb K.

I can't think of anything to change or do better. The park, facilities, trails and amenities were absolutely wonderful and beautiful. Very happy! The guides were great! They were interesting, provided a personal experience and were so very knowledgeable. So enthusiastic!Debbie D.

It was great! Thanks to Andy for all the knowledge and wisdom you imparted to us!! Your preparation was top notch!Vicki G.

The trip was excellent! I could truly write a full page describing my experience and appreciation, but please know that guide and the workshops were absolutely wonderful. Keep up the good work! I hope to join you again on another trip.Marsha S.

I loved everything about this trip. I had such a great time. This was such a great learning experience and was a great start to more backpacking.Ben K.

I had no backpacking experience. I knew nothing about equipment or how to prepare for backpacking. But I do now. Thank you!Deb G.

We had an amazing time even in the rainy weather!!!Dawn L.

We both learned a lot. Being new I am not sure what would make it better. The hiking itself was my favorite.Minette S.

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

This trip far exceeded my expectations.Nancy B.

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.

The guides are amazing! I take away from this adventure feeling empowered and self reliant. Watch out World!!Kimberly P.

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.

Amazing lovely ladies with fun hearts! Attention to all of the details!Sally H.

I had the most fun together on Saturdat night and then it was over! Would be nice to have had one more night! The guides were awesome. The park was just beautiful - I will go back!Theresa G.

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.

This was a wonderful way to test out if I still wanted to backpack after all these years. Andy was very helpful and gave some incredible workshops with Yvonne.John S.

I loved the scenery and the knowledge that the guides possess! They always have a great tip for each scenario. Only experience can teach that! Very easy to talk to! Can't wait for our next trip!Joe T.

I really liked the relaxed, low key atmosphere. I think that having leaders who are knowledgeable without being overbearing really helped everyone relax and enjoy the experience without feeling intimidated.Amy G.

Motivational. This backpacking trip was exactly what I needed to encourage me to continue.Mike D.

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It was a great outdoor adventure that was emotionally, psychologically, and physically refreshing.Karen P.