Trips Offered

We’re excited that you’ve made the decision to join us for Wilderness Welcome and invite you to view the trip listings below.  All trips are led by senior trip leaders that have undergone extensive training (~200 hours) in the field and classroom.

Included in the trip prices are:
All group gear:
·    Tents
·    Water filters
·   Backpacks
·   Sleeping bags/pads
·   Head lamps
·   Etc.

Additional:
·    Permits
·    Food for the entire duration of Wilderness Welcome
·    Transportation
·    Instruction

Not Included in trip prices are:
Clothing:
·    Boots/socks
·    Rain Gear
·    Hats
·    Etc..
Toiletries:
·     Sunscreen
·     Tooth paste
·     Deodorant
·     Etc..
Utensils and bowls/cups

Click on the links below to be re-directed to the registration page.  After registering, you will receive a confirmation and welcome e-mail from us with further instructions, medical forms, and waivers.  See you on the trail!

Tahoe Trek ‘n’ Climb: 
Before July 15- $300
After July 15- $350
For those seeking a backcountry adventure, join us for a day of rock climbing and some backpacking through the majestic Tahoe Wilderness! Sleep under a blanket of stars while hiking mountains, swimming in lakes and relaxing by the northern California trees! Clear your mind in the midst of breathtaking scenery while you and your peers prepare for your first year of college at SSU.

Pt. Reyes Paradise: 
Before July 15- $375
After July 15- $425
Get a mix of adventure by practicing your kayaking and backpacking skills! Start your trip backpacking through Point Reyes National Seashore and end it with a wet n’ wild adventure. Experience the amazing Tomales Bay on a kayaking journey to your last campsite, just as the moon is turning full. Test your limits, explore and enjoy some relaxation on the beach for this beautiful hybrid where backpacking meets the sea!

Lassen Volcanic National Park Backpacking: 
Before July 15- $300
After July 15- $350
Venture to Northern California’s Lassen Volcanic National Park on this journey of a lifetime!
Backpack for 4 nights, exploring the meadows freckled with wildflowers, clear mountain lakes, and numerous volcanoes that this area has to offer, all with fellow incoming freshmen or transfer students to help you feel at ease in your transition to our university.