Level of Challenge

  1. Easy: 2-4 hours of light walking along rough ground with slight elevation gain

  2. Tougher than a 1, but easier than a 3
  3. Moderate: hiking 4-5 hours along uneven ground with some substantial elevation gain
  4. Tougher than a 3, but easier than a 5
  5. Vigorous: 6-7 hour treks along uneven ground with severe elevation changes and / or with a heavy pack

Low Client to Guide Ratio

Unless you're already a part of a group, we promise not to put you in one. We keep the client to guide ratio small, but, as with any business, we too have a break-even point we must reach.

Hiking – minimum of 3 clients*, maximum of 10
Ratio: no more than 5 clients per guide

Backpacking – minimum of 3 clients*, maximum of 6
Ratio: no more than 5 clients per guide

Rock climbing – minimum of 3 clients*, maximum of 10
Ratio: no more than 3 clients per guide

Snowshoeing – minimum of 3 clients*, maximum of 10
Ratio: no more than 5 clients per guide

Ratio for overnight trips: no more than 5 clients per guide

 

Mountaineering – minimum of 3 clients*, maximum of 6
Ratio: no more than 3 clients per guide

Ratio for overnight trips: no more than 3 clients per guide

 

*Note: Minimum may be waived at a slightly higher rate

 

Sample Itinerary

Except for possibly the second day of an overnight Adventure, we like to get an early start whenever possible. We are usually at the trailhead by 9am and sometimes as early as 7am.

 

We will then have a prep / expectation / ground rules discussion in the parking area before heading out to explore.

We go at the pace of our slowest person; always within eyesight of each other. If we don't stay close, some one might miss it when the guide points out the Sasquatch hidden in the trees!

For lunch, you will pull out snacks & water you brought and take a break while your guide explains a little bit more about your Adventure - and diligently attempts not to talk with a mouth full.

In some cases, lunch is the turn around point. After lunch, however, the views, instruction, and stories continue until we're all safely back at the trailhead where you can bask in the after-Adventure glow of the day... a byproduct from exploring, exercising and learning something new. And just like that, you have a new Adventure story to share. Perhaps it's time to stop for some bar food or maybe you're ready to head back to the hotel for a long soak; no matter your situation, enjoy the close of your day - you earned it!

 

Corporate our rock climbing Adventures offer a unique setting for Team Building & Management Training while ALL our Adventures are a perfect solution for Morale Events! Gear is included.

 

Groups – discounts are available; ten adventurers or more. Ratio: no more than 5 clients per guide.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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