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BACKPACK

YOSEMITE

Your guide brings the meals, gear, and knowledge.

You enjoy the adventure of a lifetime.

Your guide brings the
meals, gear and knowledge.

You enjoy the adventure of a lifetime!

1 - Want to Adventure?

     Want to go on a backpacking adventure, but not sure you have the right skills & experience?

2 - Careful Now!

     It’s dangerous out there. Don’t get lost, injured, or go hungry while deep in the backcountry.

3 - Hire a Guide

     Jesse brings you gear, cooks your meals, and keeps you safe on your life-changing adventure.

START HERE

personal trip match service

1. Take the quiz

2. Get a FREE map & itinerary

1 - Want to Adventure?

     Do you want to go on a backpacking adventure, but you’re not sure you have the right skills & experience?

2 - Careful Now!

     It’s dangerous out there. Don’t get lost, injured, or go hungry while deep in the backcountry.

3 - Hire a Guide

     Jesse brings gear, cooks your meals, and keeps you safe on your life-changing adventure.

START HERE:

personal trip match service

1.  Take the Quiz

2.  Discover Your Trip Match

3.  Get a FREE Map & Itinerary

YOSEMITE

Adventures

The Great Yosemite Rim

4 Days | Active - Rugged

  • Traverse the North Rim of Yosemite Valley. Watch the sunset over the valley each evening. Astonishing!
  • Camp on cliff’s edge each night, squarely in the monumental face of Half Dome.
  • Cross over Yosemite Falls, the tallest waterfall in America!

Half Dome Hikers Club

4 Days | Strenuous

  • Test your mettle by climbing the thrillingly steep cables to the summit of Half Dome!
  • Ascend the Mist Trail alongside Yosemite’s iconic waterfalls!

Includes Half Dome!

Adventure of the Ten Lakes

5 Days | Breezy - Moderate

  • Hike over a remote mountain pass. Discover an isolated valley filled with enchanted lakes!
  • Set up a lakeside base camp. Swim and explore the valley from camp at your leisure.
  • Hike off-trail to find a secret lake hidden next to a 4,000 foot cliff!

Journey to Half Dome & Clouds Rest

5 Days | Moderate

  • Traverse Yosemite end to end. See every major icon in the park!
  • Hike over majestic Clouds Rest. Climb the famous heart-racing cables to Half Dome’s summit!

Includes Half Dome!

Journey Through the Rushing Canyon

6 Days | Moderate

  • Follow a river through an ancient canyon in Yosemite’s wilderness.
  • Slide down a waterfall next to camp! Swim every afternoon. Don’t forget your swimsuit!
  • Watch for black bears prowling through the wildflower filled Tuolumne Meadows!

ALASKA

Adventures

The Wild Alaska Range

7 Days | Strenuous - Rugged

  • Take a private float plane to Lake Clark, the second least visited national park in America!
  • Experience a primitive wilderness without a single road or trail, over 125 miles from civilization.
  • Traverse colorful Alaskan tundra, hike past frozen glaciers, ford raging rivers, and look for giant brown bears!

YELLOWSTONE

Adventures

Shoot the Black Canyon!

4 Days | Breezy

  • Follow the Yellowstone River through a wild canyon in Montana’s vast backcountry!
  • Spend all afternoon and evening swimming next to camp and relaxing on sandy riverbanks!
  • This stress-free trip has short mileages and a moderate pace.

The Heart Lake Round Up

5 Days | Breezy - Moderate

  • Backpack around a remote lake in a particularly isolated and peaceful area of Yellowstone.
  • Visit a volcanic hot spot with colorful hot springs, bubbling mud pots, and a geyser!
  • Watch for bugling elk, loons, beavers, and grizzly bears in this rarely visited section of the park!

Mindful Journeys

     As true adventurers, we embrace the spirit of discovery. Depart from these journeys with new insights and deep wisdom gained. Prepare to meet a new you!

Expert Guide

     Meet Jesse. With experience navigating people through wild Alaska, Utah, upstate New York, and the entirety of Yosemite, you are in safe and friendly hands.

Backcountry Gourmet

     Healthy, creative, and sustaining meals prepared by your guide, bring a surprisingly home-cooked comfort to long days on the trail. Vegetarian? Allergic? No problem!

The Great Yosemite Rim

4 Days | Active - Rugged

  • Traverse the North Rim of Yosemite Valley. Watch the sunset over the valley each evening. Astonishing!
  • Camp on cliff’s edge each night, squarely in the face of Half Dome.
  • Cross over Yosemite Falls, the tallest waterfall in America!

Half Dome Hikers Club

4 Days | Strenuous

  • Test your mettle by climbing the thrillingly steep cables to the summit of Half Dome!
  • Ascend the Mist Trail alongside Yosemite’s iconic waterfalls!

Includes Half Dome!

Adventure of the Ten Lakes

5 Days | Breezy - Moderate

  • Hike over a remote mountain pass. Discover an isolated valley filled with enchanted lakes!
  • Set up a lakeside base camp. Swim and explore the valley at leisure.
  • Hike off-trail to find a secret lake hidden next to a 4,000 foot cliff!

Journey to Half Dome & Clouds Rest

5 Days | Moderate

  • Traverse Yosemite end to end. See every major icon in the park!
  • Hike over majestic Clouds Rest. Climb the famous heart-racing cables to Half Dome’s summit!

Includes Half Dome!

Journey Through the Rushing Canyon

6 Days | Moderate

  • Follow a river through an ancient canyon in Yosemite’s wilderness.
  • Slide down a waterfall right next to camp! Swim every afternoon. Don’t forget your swimsuit!
  • Watch for bears prowling through the famous Tuolumne Meadows!

The Wild Alaska Range

7 Days | Strenuous - Rugged

  • Take a private float plane to Lake Clark, the second least visited national park in America!
  • Experience a primitive wilderness without a single road or trail, over 125 miles from civilization.
  • Traverse colorful Alaskan tundra, hike past frozen glaciers, ford rivers, and look for giant brown bears!

YELLOWSTONE

Shoot the Black Canyon!

4 Days | Breezy

  • Follow the Yellowstone River through a wild canyon in Montana’s vast backcountry!
  • Spend all afternoon and evening swimming next to camp and relaxing on sandy riverbanks.
  • This stress-free trip has short mileages and a moderate pace.

The Heart Lake Round Up

5 Days | Breezy - Moderate

  • Backpack around a remote lake in a particularly isolated and peaceful area of Yellowstone.
  • Visit a volcanic hot spot with colorful hot springs, bubbling mud pots, and a geyser!
  • Watch for bugling elk, loons, beavers, and grizzly bears in this rarely visited section of the park!
A Refreshing Morning Swim

Mindful Journeys

     As true adventurers, we embrace the spirit of discovery. Depart from these journeys with new insights and deep wisdom gained. Prepare to meet a new you!

Jesse at a Lake

Expert Guide

     Meet Jesse. With experience navigating people through wild Alaska, Utah, upstate New York, and the entirety of Yosemite, you are in safe and friendly hands.

Backcountry Gourmet

     Healthy, creative, and sustaining meals prepared by your guide, bring a surprisingly home-cooked comfort to long days on the trail. Vegetarian? Allergic? No problem!

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