Average daily mileage: 6
Hone your backcountry travel and wilderness leadership skills in this seven-day trip through the Opal Creek and Bull of the Woods Wildernesses, exploring old-growth forest, sub-alpine lakes, and expansive views of the Cascades. This trip is designed to expand on previous backpacking experience. We’ll practice wilderness first aid, map and compass navigation, and backcountry cooking. Each hiker will work with trip instructors to take on “leader of the day” responsibilities, building your confidence and skill as a backcountry leader.