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Hike Pack Camp ⋅ Skills

4 Nights

$2,450pp (based on 1 pax)

Our popular all inclusive backcountry expedition for women only. Created to improve your skills in off-track route planning, mountain movement and to send your self confidence soaring.

AVAILABLE DATES

27th to 31st March 2024
24th to 28th April 2024
30th May to 3rd June 2024

WHAT TO EXPECT

LEARN WITH TOP MOUNTAIN GUIDES

Learn essential mountain skills with top NZ guides across a multi-day guided hike spanning terrain which may include, thick bush, scree, river crossings and exposed rocky terrain.

A TRUE OFF-TRACK EXPEDITION

While marked trails will be used to access the backcountry, this will be an off-track experience where you will rely on your guide and newfound knowledge to create a route in a remote wild environment.

A STEP OUT OF YOUR COMFORT ZONE

Your experience will be aligned to the limits of each particular group. We believe the best learnings come from being challenged and as a result you will come out on the other side a new, more confident you.

ITINERARY

This introductory course covers:

⋅ Weather Interpretation
⋅ Route Selection
⋅ Gear Tips
⋅ Off-Track Map & Compass Navigation
⋅ Garmin, Inreach & PLBs
⋅ Survival Skills
⋅ Emergency Procedures
⋅ River Crossing Techniques
⋅ Campsite Selection
⋅ Confidence Building


Day 1

2:30 pm: Check-in
3:00 pm: Welcome and gear check
3:30 pm: Introduction to the skills covered and emergency procedures
6:00 pm: Break before dinner
6:30: Drinks and Dinner at Base Camp Food Over Fire
9:30 pm: Retire for the night


Day 2

8:00 am: Breakfast at Base Camp Food Over Fire
9:00 am: Track transfer to start point
9:30 am: Start hike
Sunset: Set up your pack camp for the night


Day 3 

8:00 am: Breakfast and break camp
9:00 am: Start hike
Sunset: Set up your pack camp for the night


Day 4

8:00 am: Breakfast and break camp
9:00 am: Start hike
3:00 pm: Track transfer to Base Camp
4:00 pm: Debrief
5:00 pm: Shower, sauna and freshen up
6:30 pm: Drinks and Dinner at Base Camp Food Over Fire


Day 5

8:00 am: Breakfast at Base Camp Food Over Fire 
10:00 am: Check-out

INCLUDES

⋅ All accommodation at Base Camp
⋅ Dinners at Base Camp Food Over Fire
⋅ All food in the field
⋅ 4X4 transfers
⋅ All technical equipment hire
⋅ 1 person pack camping tent
⋅ 1x Jetboil

FITNESS

You will need to be in good shape. We recommend at least 6 weeks of regular walks carrying a 10-15kg backpack. If your hiking boots are new, breaking them in during this training period is recommended to save discomfort in the field.

RISKS

Of course there are risks associated with spending time in wild nature, especially off-track where we primarily operate.

Without trails, you will often find yourself on uneven ground, and will be carrying your own equipment which increases the liklihood of slips, trips and falls. Accidents such as this are much less likely to happen with sufficient preparations, for example, building fitness ahead of your trip, and ensuring the gear you bring is suited to the terrain. — If you need help packing, you can find our packlist here.

There are also regional risks associated with hiking in and around our National Parks. Risks like landslides, avalanches and rockfalls. For more information on risks such as these, you can visit the Mountain Safety Council resource page here.


Your safety is our priority and if you have any questions or concerns about the risks involved, ‘book a call’ to speak with our Glenorchy-based head of mountain operations, a qualified career expert in mountain safety who will welcome all queries.

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