BEGINNER BACKPACKING

JUNE 16-18 (FULL)
JUNE 23-25
Enjoy learning the tips and tricks of backpacking and low-impact camping with a NYS Licensed Guide. Three days and two nights will be spent in the High Peaks Wilderness covering topics such as proper gear, food planning and preparation, safety considerations, map reading, camp set-up, low-impact techniques, water treatment, waste management and stove use.
Location: Heart Lake Program Center
Cost: $199; includes instruction, meals, and use of group gear
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THRU-HIKING 101

SEPTEMBER 21-24

This program is an introduction to long-distance, lightweight backpacking with an instructor that has completed the Pacific Crest Trail, Appalachian Trail and the Te Araroa Trail.  Participants will hike a section of the Northville-Placid Trail.
Cost: $299, includes instruction, meals and use of group gear
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TRAILLESS PEAK BACKPACKING

These trips are designed for those who have experience hiking and backpacking and who are looking for guided backcountry experience in pursuit of climbing the summits of the High Peaks.  The group will hike into a base camp from which they’ll be guided up the “trailless” peaks.  These courses will be a cooperative group camping experience led by a NYS licensed guide with the shared responsibility of camp chores, cooking, and decision-making.
Cost: $199; includes instruction, meals, and use of group gear

Dix Range, 19 miles

JULY 21-23 (FULL)
AUGUST 25-27
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Seward Range, 27 miles

JUNE 23-25 (FULL)
AUGUST 4-6 (FULL)
SEPTEMBER 15-17
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Santanonis, 16.5 miles

JULY 7-9 (FULL)
AUGUST 11-13 (FULL)
SEPTEMBER 22-24
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Cliff & Redfield, 19.8 miles

JULY 28-30 (FULL)
SEPTEMBER 8-10 (FULL)
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Allen Mt., 19 miles

JULY 14-16 (FULL)
AUGUST 18-20
SEPTEMBER 29-OCTOBER 1
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