Dive into an unforgettable adventure north of the Arctic Circle. Backpack through the towering mountains, braided streams, and lush green valleys of the Alaskan backcountry. Work your way up rugged peaks, pausing to admire sweeping views at the summit.
Enjoy the long daylight hours of a northern summer as you hike across the tundra. As you travel, keep your eye out for Dall sheep, moose, caribou, and wolves.
Whether this is your first time backpacking or you’re an experienced outdoors person, expect to learn something new each day. Start with the basics, like pitching a tent, cooking on a camp stove, and navigating off trail. As you gain confidence, take on more responsibility for route finding and decision making.
Along the way, expand your leadership skills. Practice effective communication and risk management as you work with your team to cross a glacier-fed river. Learn to lead in uncertainty as you encounter new challenges, like navigating a boulder field or finding your way up a steep slope. Return from the Land of the Midnight Sun ready to lead outdoors, in your community, and beyond.
Cost and Session Information
In addition to tuition, there is a $400 equipment fee.