Women’s Backpacking Trip

Women’s Backpacking Trip

Four days of backpacking, yoga, connection, and fun with women who want to expand their wilderness skills.

Trip Overview

On this four-day backpacking trip in the Otter Creek Wilderness Area, you will engage with a small group of women who are as excited as you are to step away from it all for a few days. You’ll learn basic camping and backpacking skills in a supportive environment from experienced and fun female instructors. At the end of the trip, you’ll celebrate your accomplishments and feel a sense of ease from spending time practicing yoga, talking, and laughing together in nature.

Intended Outcomes

  Get outside, have fun, and laugh out loud!

  Connect with other women who want to be outdoors

  Challenge yourself in a safe and nurturing environment

  Develop the confidence to go out for a day or two on your own

What is the total cost of the trip?


Why do we Charge This?

Safety, fun and learning are our main priorities. Tuition from these programs goes towards our highly developed risk management systems and top of the line gear that will keep participants warm, dry, and safe. Our instructors are the face of our programs, we seek to employ and retain highly qualified instructors and pay them a livable wage so that we can create the best possible experiences for our students. Lastly, as an education program, we are committed to teaching our intentional curriculum to create better leaders and more engaged citizens of this planet. Education is an investment in ourselves and our communities. If you are excited about our programs, but unable to afford the full tuition, consider applying for a scholarship or contacting us directly.

Participants will be responsible for hiking boots, personal items, and transportation to and from Davis, WV.  APEX will provide group gear (e.g. tents, stoves, water systems, etc.) and has limited rental items (e.g. backpacks, sleeping bags, and sleeping pads). Please contact us for more information. 

For more information on needs based scholarships visit our scholarship application.

Trip Details

July 28 – July 31 

Ages: Adult

Activities: backpacking, camping, hiking, cooking, yoga, meditation, laughing

Location: Otter Creek Wilderness Area

Difficulty: 5/10

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