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: $205 (members receive 10% discount); includes instruction, meals, and use of group gear.
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Dix Range
19 miles with approximately 6,800′ elev. gain

JULY 27-29 (FULL)
SEPTEMBER 14-16
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Seward Range
27 miles with approximately 6,350′ elev. gain

JUNE 29-JULY 1 (FULL)
AUGUST 3-5 (FULL)
SEPTEMBER 28-30 (FULL)
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Santanoni Range
16.5 miles with approximately 4,400′ elev. gain

JULY 13-15 (FULL)
AUGUST 24-26 (FULL)
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Cliff & Redfield
19.8 miles with approximately 4,850′ elev. gain

JULY 20-22 (FULL)
AUGUST 3-5
SEPTEMBER 7-9 (FULL)
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Allen Mt.
19 miles with approximately 2,800′ elev. gain

AUGUST 10-12 (FULL)
SEPTEMBER 21-23 (FULL)
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Skylight & Gray
17.6 miles with approximately 4,850′ elev. gain

AUGUST 17-19 (FULL)
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BEGINNER BACKPACKING

JUNE 22-24
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: $205 (members receive 10% discount); includes instruction, meals, and use of group gear.
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THRU-HIKING 101 SEPTEMBER 27-30

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 – Wakely Dam to Long Lake (FULL)