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Reviews and Testimonials


Here is what our clients say about our programs:

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Best hiking group ever! I loved the guides. They were both so kind and patient and answered all those questions I had about stoves, filters, packing backpack.Tippi M.

I just completed a 3 day solo hike on the AT. When my friend decided not to go, I relied on the experience gained from your backpacking course to do it solo. I want to thank you for course!Carl R.

I had a wonderful time with a really positive hiking group.Robert R.

It was just a fantastic experience and I now have new memories and new friends for life!Rupa F.

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

Hiking with the other ladies. Princess Doah was great!Kari D.

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.

The whole weekend was wonderfully organized. We were all kept busy but not too busy and I do love an itinerary! My only regret was not getting to know everyone better.Susan D.

The guides did a great job explaining everything in detail and was very easy to talk to. Any question I asked was answered thoroughly. My wife and I really enjoyed this experience! Highly recommended!Joe T.

Great fun excellent accommodations and planning.Jeni W.

I had a great time. I learned so much about backpacking. I really appreciate all the help I got, especially on the hill:)Patty O.

This experience was amazing. I wouldn't change anything. I was very sad to see it end.Kody M

Fantastic trip and a great time. Looking forward to participating in more events!Shawn L.

What a fantastic adventure! What a gorgeous place to spend a weekend Backpacking. Andy did was an excellent leader, always making sure that everyone was having the best time possible. I can hardly wait for the next trip! Dale D.

Great guide with a wealth of knowledge. Well planned and executed.Narayan R.

What a fabulous adventure! Where to start? This section of the Roan Highlands is magical in its beauty. The flowers, the trees, the boulders, the steep climbs, the grassy balds, set against the backdrop of mountainous ridge after ridge were breath taking.Karen P.

Totally enjoyed the experience and new knowledge obtained.Gregg W.

Andy and his team are extremely knowledgeable and friendly. They provided valuable beginner backpacker information in a welcoming and encouraging environment.Terra D.

Given the challenging weather conditions, the trip was a fabulous success. I participated with a friend to encourage her to learn more about backpacking and build some confidence.Lana P.

Well organized and informative. I really liked the ability to hike the AT with an experienced guide. I got out of this what I hoped for and then some. The experience accelerated my learning curve and ability to do multi-day backpacking trips.Rick J.

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

Amazing company and absolutely beautiful weather in the great outdoors. Yes, I even enjoyed the fresh down pour of rain on our way out! The trip after the trip was truly joyful.Kathie V.