Reviews and Testimonials
Here is what our clients say about our programs:
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I appreciated Andy's calm demeanor as well as offering an unbiased choices to a group vote when the trip was affected by the adverse weather conditions. – Patrycja C.
We have an excellent safety record at Outdoor Adventure Connection.
The loved the opportunity to backpack with a group of newbies and with very knowledgeable guides. Don't change a thing. – Kathi M.
I thought you did a wonderful job of planning and organizing the trip. It was my first group tour and thought it was great! – Lucy W.
I was super impressed with the workshops. The Ethics of the "Leave No Trace" principles are very important to me, and I was so pleased that they were stressed and practiced through out the weekend. – Shelly M.
Excellent! The guides are extremely knowledgeable and great leaders. It was a pleasure meeting new backpackers and sharing experiences. – Jerry R.
Loved the presentations, the humor, the information. Andy is a natural teacher, you made the Leave No Trace fun even for adults, and through the chuckles, made it thought provoking too. – Glen B.
Andy, you couldn't be any better than what you are! We learned so much and you made us feel so comfortable and made it all fun! – Gina B.
Thanks for a great weekend! Cathy and I had a wonderful time and it was a good learning experience. We certainly enjoyed your enthusiasm and passion for hiking. – Steve M.
It was perfect! – Laurie B.
Our guides were the best! Seriously, their experience, knowledge, patience, advice was outstanding. – Name Withheld
I was really impressed by the Leave No Trace ethics game. It was really well done. – Margaret D.
Andy's guidance was probably the best part of the trip and made me feel at ease. – Ashley V.
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.
I loved what we did and where we stayed. Best guides I have ever met. Loved every minute. And they were so kind and patient teaching us stuff. – Tippi M.
What can I say - I DID IT!!!! It was not as bad as I feared, and better than I hoped. – Jane G.
Andy was extremely knowledgeable in all aspects of the trail and was a great guide. – Cheryl F.
I'm now an experienced backpacker thanks to Outdoor Adventure Connection. Their workshops, presentations, backpack trips, and hikes have turned an interest in the outdoors into a passion. Andy is a natural at educating and promoting. He knows how to teach; he knows how to encourage; he knows when to challenge; he has a knack for connecting with people. He's creative, energetic, and a master at organization. – Karen C.
The schedule was good. One week was perfect. Work/play ratio was great. – Sterling D.
The guides were really informative, and everything was presented in a manner where it was a fun and learning experience. – Ben K.
I loved being able to talk to all the instructors about their experiences and ask them any questions I had. It was awesome meeting so many fun people! – Jaime S.
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Just wanted to let you know what a spectacular weekend we had. I could not have been happier signing up for this trip. For a while, I've been wanting to do more backpacking, but just now brave enough or confident enough to venture out on my own. – Nancy B.