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WALLOWA, OREGON

Hiking in the Wallowa Mountains: America's Little Switzerland

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Program #20760RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Challenging
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Walter from Lakewood, CO Number of programs attended: 10
Date attended: 08/03/14 - 08/09/14
This was a great way to get into a pristine area, stay for several days, and not have to carry everything in. Horses carried the heavy stuff and you carried a day pack and perhaps personal items such as a camera. The lakes are beautiful and the hikes invigorating even for the oldsters! Camp and tents were set up and Bob did the cooking. We just enjoyed the experience of hiking and the great outdoors.

Alexa from Albany, CA Number of programs attended: 9
Date attended: 08/03/14 - 08/09/14
If you want to experience a beautiful, mountain wilderness area but are unable or reluctant to backpack, this is the trip for you. Join a small group of outdoor enthusiasts, guided by an expert in leading trips throughout the northwest, stay in a comfortable base camp, have your bedding and personal items carried for you to the base camp, enjoy delicious meals prepared for you, and take daily hikes though mountain forests and meadows to lakes and bare peaks. Wake up to the birds singing, brooks babbling, coffee brewing, and the sun warming nearby mountain ridges. Fall asleep in a comfortable tent under the stars with your head full of the beauty of the day and anticipation for what is to come tomorrow.

Robin from San Jose, CA Number of programs attended: 3
Date attended: 08/03/14 - 08/09/14
This hiking trip will challenge and inspire you with its alpine scenery! Having a packer carry in all the heavy equipment, set up base camp, and provide excellent meals, means you only need your day pack while on the trail to and from camp. Day hikes are led from the base camp to various scenic, high lakes and mountain peaks.

Jane from Eugene, OR Number of programs attended: 5
Date attended: 08/03/14 - 08/09/14
What a GREAT hike. Leader exceptional, scenery spectacular. If you are not a backpacker and want to see Eagle Cap Wilderness this is the way to go. Cooking is done for you, tents set up just "move in". Break in your boots, get your "hiking" legs on, get your gear in order and GO.

Cynthia from Corvallis, OR Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 08/03/14 - 08/09/14
We had a wonderful adventure in the Wallowa Mts. The hiking was challenging, the lakes were beautiful and the views outstanding. All participant's were treated as individuals and yet we had a great group experience. The camp meals were excellent!

Cliff from Los Banos, CA Number of programs attended: 0
Date attended: 08/04/13 - 08/09/13
This is a vigorous hiking trip in little-known area of surpassing beauty. The packer support means you need only your day pack while on the trail. Bob Lion's camp cooking was astonishing and delicious!


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