Multi-Day Backpacking Trips

"I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in." - John Muir

Custom Group Backpacking Trips

Explore the lesser traveled trails of Montana on group or private trips.

- Custom itineraries for every trip out into the wild and beautiful backcountry.

- Trips as easy and short as 5 miles and as long as 30 miles!

- Full set of rental gear included. Check it out here.

- Brush up your backcountry hiking and camping skills as you hike with an expert guide to a backcountry destination.

Intro To Backpacking Course

Always wanted to learn how to backpack but never got the chance to go? Here's your opportunity!

- Learn the ins and outs of backcountry hiking and camping from an expert guide on a one-night backpacking trip.

- Prep, Plan, and Pack with your guide before the trip!

- Hike to and camp in the most scenic places in Montana's backcountry.

- Learn how to sustainably recreate with the principles of Leave No Trace.

- Gain the confidence to safely lead your own group in the backcountry.

Custom Private Backpacking Trips

Rent-A-Guide! Plan an custom trip and embark on your own adventure unlike anyone else's!

- Enjoy a custom backpacking trip specially tailored to suit your preferences!

- Groups of 5 or more pay the same as group custom trips!

- Full set of rental gear included. Check it out here.

- Inflatable kayaks for floating on peaceful alpine lakes.

Destination Trips

Have a National Park you've always wanted to go to? I can guide you there! You decide where and when!

- National Park destinations include:

- Yellowstone
- Grand Tetons
- Grand Canyon
- Yosemite
- Olympic
- Big Bend
- Guadalupe Mountains
- Badlands
- Canyonlands
- Arches
- Mt. Rainier
- Rocky Mountain

How to book:

1. Plan your trip with your guide by emailing [email protected]

2. Pick out a trip with your guide.

3. Coordinate trailhead location with your guide.

4. Pay

4. Read the Basics of Backpacking Guide.

6. Learn about Leave No Trace!

7. Pack! Link to things to pack in your backpack!

8. Go backpacking!

What's Included?

Backpacking gear rental included:
- Tent
- Sleeping Bag/Quilt
- Backpack
- Sleeping Pad
- Trekking Poles
- Water Filtration
- Headlamp
- Cooking Equipment
- First Aid Kit
- Multi-tool
- Bear Bag
- Equipment Options! Check out the gear list!
-Food!

Meals, Snacks, Hydration:
- All meals and snacks included! Meals are cooked for guests, and you can learn how to do it too! (see "trail cuisine" in our blog)

Education:
- Learn about Leave No Trace Principals.
- Learn about the native plants, wildlife, and geology of Montana.

More Info

- Wildlife is common, but not always seen on outings. We love when it happens though!

- Guides are Wilderness First Aid Certified, Leave No Trace Certified, and Food-Handler Certified.

- Guides are vaccinated and boosted with Covid-19 vaccinations.

- Wear and Pack appropriate hiking attire, such as athletic clothing and outdoorsy clothing that is made from synthetic fibers.

- Hiking boots or shoes are recommended.

- Raincoat and one warm layer are a must!

Safety Info

- Hikes can be hazardous and will likely encounter fallen trees, stream crossings, hopping on rocks, scrambling on hands and feet.

- Bring at least one full or empty water bottle at least 32 oz. Guide will provide more if needed.

- Bring your own sunscreen and bugspray.

- Never a bad idea to bring extra food!

- Grizzlies are around and active!

- Masks worn upon request.

- Guide carries first aid kit and satellite beacon on every trip.

Group Trip Rates

Customized Backpacking Trips


$350 / person / 24 hrs

- Sit back and relax while we plan your trip for you!
- Custom itineraries for every trip out into the wild and beautiful backcountry.
- Easy to challenging trips
- Equipment Included
- Food Included

Intro To Backpacking


$375 / person / 24 hrs

- Learn the ins and outs of backcountry hiking and camping from an expert guide on a one-night backpacking trip.
- Learn how to prepare, pack, cook, and survive in the backcountry!
- Recreate sustainably with Leave No Trace.
- Equipment Included
- Food Included

Private Trip Rates

Private Custom Backpacking Trips

Private Intro To Backpacking