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: $215 (members receive 10% discount); includes instruction, meals, and use of group gear.
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Beginner Backpacking
June 21-23

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.
Cost: $215 (members receive 10% discount); includes instruction, meals, and use of group gear.
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Thru-Hiking 101
May 16-19
September 19-22

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: $305 (members receive 10% discount); includes instruction, meals, and use of group gear.

Register Now -Lake Placid to Long Lake: May 16-19
Register Now -Wakely Dam to Long Lake: September 19-22

Allen Mt., 18 miles round-trip
August 2-4
September 27-29

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Cliff & Redfield, 19.8 miles round-trip
July 19-21
September 6-8

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Dix Range, 23.2 miles round-trip
June 28-30
August 16-18

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Santanonis, 18 miles round-trip
July 12-14
August 23-25

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Seward Range, 27 miles round-trip
July 26-28
September 13-15

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Skylight & Gray, 17.6 miles round-trip
September 20-22

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