Get your hands on real climbing and technical skills the with this 12-day intensive course.
Travel expedition-style with a pack on your back. "Expedition-style" means that you will leave our Philadelphia base camp on the first day of your course and not return to it until the end of the course. You will travel with all the food and equipment you need to conduct your expedition: stoves, tents, food, etc. Your crew might occasionally sleep at the same campsite twice, but generally you will be moving to a new campsite every night as you hike along your expedition route.
Throughout the course, you will base camp at our unique climbing sites along the appalachian trail in our beautiful course area. Learn how to set anchors, utilize your climbing equipment and gain valuable climbing and rappelling techniques. You do not need any climbing or backpacking experience for this course. Our instructors are specialists and will teach you everything you need to know for this incredible adventure.
To apply for this course click the apply button next to the course dates that work for you. The non-refundable application fee of $125 is due at the time of application. For full fee schedule and process, click here. Course tuitions listed do not include our application fee or transportation fee.