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Educational Trips


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Educational Trips


Are you ready to learn some off the grid skills? The best way - turn off your phone, grab a pack, get your legs moving and come out to the Superstition Wilderness with us for an overnight to learn some amazing skills that will help you get off the grid more often - with friends or family. We will show you some outdoors skills like map reading, Leave No Trace principles, camp set up, packing light, but with essentials (and comfort), etc. If you are already a skilled backpacker, you may learn a tip or two.  Or, maybe you know it all but just need some people to back pack with. Regardless, there is always a good reason to get out and backpack with other fun people.  You will be with a Wilderness First Responder certified guide to show you the ropes and also provide you with a sense of security.  We have yet to lose anyone, but it is on our bucket list.

Day 1

Meet at JRI at 4pm the Saturday before the overnight backpacking trip to go over packing list, proper packing, pack fitting, proper clothing, meals, and to answer questions

Day 2 and 3

We will meet at the JRI store at 7am and then carpool to the trailhead (TBD). Over the course of the 2 days we will learn Leave No Trace principles, map and compass skills, cooking and the other fun things you can do in the great outdoors. At the very least, you will get to spend a couple days with like-minded people who want to get of the grid for a couple days, sweat a little and get ready for the next adventure!


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2 Day


Meet at JRI Gear Store

What's included?

  • Instruction from one of our skilled backcountry guides.
  • A certified, medically trained guide that will lead you safely on your journey.
  • An unforgettable experience!
  • This is a barebones trip so show up with all your gear and a huge smile on your face!

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Travel Protection

Now’s the time to consider purchasing a travel protection plan to help protect your trip investment. For more information on the available plans or to enroll, click here or contact Travelex Insurance Services at 800-228-9792 and reference location number 03-0152.

Travel Insurance is underwritten by, Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Company, NAIC #22276. 11.17 W20


Upcoming Trip Schedule

Not seeing a list of dates? That's because dates for Grand Canyon National Park can vary when booking 4 months or more in advance (which is recommended). It is best to just give us a call or shoot us an email and we can discuss availability, check around to see what trips and dates are available that best suits your dates and hiking ability. Yep - it's complicated. That's why you need us to help you get a trip booked!

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