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Our training program basecamp instruction includes four key components:

  1. Wilderness Trekking Training – Learn how to travel by foot, on and off trail, safely and ethically in America’s remotest wilderness! Learn more…
  2. Wilderness Packrafting Training – Learn how to use a lightweight (backpackable!), solo inflatable whitewater raft to travel responsibly and efficiently through river and lake corridors! Learn more…
  3. Expedition Leadership Training – While at basecamp, learn the art and skill of expedition planning, outfitting, group (patrol) dynamics, leadership, goal-setting, decision-making, and risk management that will help you and your ┬átrekking crew on a wilderness expedition. Learn more…
  4. Conservation Training – Learn what makes American Wilderness the cornerstone of our public lands system and why vast swaths of land are necessary for healthy ecosystems. Learn more…