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Explore Our Trips

We have a wide variety of trips including backpacking, rock-climbing, farm service, and more! We even have trips for incoming transfer students.

NO PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE IS NECESSARY for any of our trips!

All of our trips conclude on the morning of move-in day.


Backpacking group

Backpacking

4 Day Backpacking in the Finger Lakes

Backpack through the rolling hills and beautiful forests of the Finger Lakes Trail, just a couple miles from Cornell's Ithaca campus.
Cost: $385


6 Day Backpacking in the Catskills

The Catskills strike a balance between the rolling hills of the Finger Lakes and the steeper, high peaks of the Adirondacks.
Cost: $495


6 Day Backpacking in the Adirondacks

The Adirondack Mountains are one of the best known places to backpack in the United States, complete with high peaks, beautiful lakeside camping spots, and over 6 million acres of preserved land.
Cost: $495 


8 Day Backpacking in the Green Mountains

The Green Mountains, located in Vermont, are known for their striking natural scenery among the peaks, and the potential to see amazing Vermont wildlife, like a moose!
Cost: $585 


8 Day Backpacking in the Adirondacks

The Adirondack Mountains are one of the best known places to backpack in the United States, complete with high peaks, beautiful lakeside camping spots, and over 6 million acres of preserved land.
Cost: $585


Climber outdoors at Peterskill

Rock Climbing, Canoeing, Service, and More!

4 Day Rock Climbing in the Catskills

Learn to rock climb on real, outdoor rock while camping (not backpacking!) in the beautiful Catskill region.
Cost: $385


6 Day Rock Climbing and Backpacking in the Adirondacks

The best of both worlds! Join us for a 3-4 days of backpacking in the beautiful Adirondack Mountains and 2 days of rock-climbing outside.
Cost: $530


6 Day Canoeing in the Adirondacks

Like backpacking, except on the water! Explore some of most beautiful lakes of the Adirondack region in a canoe, docking along the way to set up camp on dry land and sleep under the stars.
Cost: $530


6 Day Multi-Element in the Finger Lakes

Can't decide on a trip? Do them all! Backpack, canoe, rock climb, and even zip-line through the Ithaca Region on this action-packed adventure!
Cost: $495


6 Day Farm Service and Backpacking in the Finger Lakes Region

Get a great introduction to backpacking while visiting and giving back to local Ithaca and Cornell farms, including Cornell's own student-run organic vegetable farm, Dilmun Hill.
Cost: $300


4 Day Outdoor Service and Backpacking in the Finger Lakes

Give back to fellow hikers by working with your fellow trippers on a trail project and enjoying 2 days of backpacking on the awesome Finger Lakes Trail.Cost: $100

A group of hikers

Trips for Transfer Students

4 Day Backpacking in the Finger Lakes for Transfer Students

Get to know other incoming transfer students while backpacking in the rolling hills of the Finger Lakes Region.
Cost: $385


6 Day Backpacking in the Adirondacks for Transfer Students

Get to know other incoming transfer students while backpacking in the beautiful Adirondack Mountains.
Cost: $495
 

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