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Outback Adventures is the most comprehensive outdoor guide service and rental shop in the Bay Area. We specialize in trips, classes, and equipment rentals for kayaking, rock climbing, backpacking, mountaineering, skiing, and snowboarding.
- Backpacking is a great way to see the natural environment up-close and personal!
- Explore hidden backcountry lakes and enjoy impressive views in the Sierra Nevada Mountains
- Our guides will cover all the basics you need to begin planning and conducting your own adventures
- Breakfasts, dinners, and group camping equipment are provided
Experience the beauty the backcountry has to offer.
Skyline to the Sea Trail
Big Basin Redwoods State Park
A half-hour drive from San Jose and you'll be in the Santa Cruz Mountains- home of the beautiful redwood forest, waterfalls, miles of forested trails, and spectacular views you never thought possible this close to home. This two-day overnight trip is a perfect introduction to backpacking, right in your backyard!
Date: By request
Backpacking Ten Lakes
Yosemite National Park
Located in the beautiful high country of northern Yosemite National Park, the Ten Lakes area is a wonderland of forests, granite and wildflowers. Surrounded by dramatic peaks and green valleys, the ten lakes look like beads strung on a necklace of creeks and rivers. Starting at an elevation of 7400 feet and hiking up to 9400 feet, this is a favorite summer trip. On this three-day backpacking excursion our experienced and friendly guides will cover all the basics you need to begin planning and conducting your own backpacking adventures.
Date: July 1-3
Volcanoes and Lava Beds
Lassen Volcanic National Park
Lassen Volcanic National Park is home to a unique landscape that will surprise you with its diversity. On this excursion we will explore lava beds, cinder cones, large lakes, painted dunes, natural springs, volcanoes, and thick forests. With breathtaking vistas and an abundance of geological features, this trip is certain to please. On this three-day trip our experienced and friendly guides will cover all the basics you need to begin planning and conducting your own backpacking adventures.
Date: Nov. 4-6
Yosemite National Park
If you’ve always wanted to learn to backpack or you just want people to go backpacking within a fun and safe environment, here's your opportunity. Chilnualna Falls is a spectacular waterfall in Southern Yosemite. This trail starts at 4000 feet and hikes to 6000+ feet, and is a great early or late season trip. On this three-day backpacking trip our experienced and friendly guides will cover all the basics you need to plan and conduct your own adventures.
Date: Oct. 28-30
- 1158 Saratoga Ave, San Jose, CA 95129, USA
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