Switchback Expeditions: Backpacking 201

The Gist: $65, 2 days (August 17-18), 19 miles, Location: Jordan River Pathway

Join the Switchback crew on a fun overnight adventure designed for those with some backpacking experience. This trip is perfect for those looking for some fresh new tips on backpacking skills, and some fresh faces to spend time outside with. During our hike, we will dive into some slightly more advanced topics related to backpacking comfort and safety. 

If you're looking to try some new food at the same time, sign up for the "food included option" and we will prepare a tasty food bag for you as well. 

If you need any or all gear for this expedition, you can rent it at a 20% discount. Click here to checkout our rental gear, and email sam@goswitchback.com if you'd like to add rentals to your trip.

The Itinerary: 

Friday, August 16th At 7:30pm: Gear Shakedown at Switchback.

Saturday, August 17th: Assemble at Switchback for Carpooling at 8am. Drive to Trailhead and hike 10 miles to our campsite for the night. 

Sunday, August 18th: Hike the final 9 miles, then have a celebratory dinner at Shorts Brewery. 


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This trip has a minimum guest requirement of 5 guests. If the guest requirement is not met after you have paid, you will receive a full refund. This trip is best suited for first time or beginning backpackers. 

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