You will be staying in shared rustic hotel/motel rooms and shared double occupancy tents while camping.
Moderate. This trip is a good mix of activity and relaxation and includes moderate physical activities. Participants should expect to be active 3-4 hours on most days. An active lifestyle is helpful though not required to enjoy the trip.
Tents, sleeping pad, and cooking utensils will be provided. Travelers will need to bring their own sleeping bag.
There will be bathrooms on the campgrounds with clean running water and toilets.Camping during the overnight backcountry tour will not have running water, but potable water will be provided.
We suggest a large backpack, as the terrain at the campsite might be uneven and not paved. If you only have a suitcase, that will work as well. Please be aware that travelers are responsible for carrying their own luggage.
There are a few “musts” that we recommend bringing with you:
Rule #1: NO COTTON!
Layers, layers, layers
Waterproof hiking boots (above the ankle) & wool socks
Waterproof rain jacket
Headlamp for nights at camp
Portable charger for charging your small devices while camping
A portable camping pillow
Do your best to pack light.
To see what else we recommend, check out our packing list.
No, there will not be electric outlets at camp. We highly suggest bringing a portable battery charger to charge your phone and/or camera if needed. Feel free to turn off your phone and enjoy nature!
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