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Ready to get outdoors?

No matter your skill level, we have something for you.

Join us at our private retreat in the Rocky Mountains for a beginner-friendly outdoors program or c’mon up for a sleepover
Hike ‘N Sleep style.

Our Programs – come learn with us

Back 40 offers adult-oriented 3-day/3-night retreat programs including Hiking 101, Backpacking 101, Hike and Paddle, Back 40-Tude, Summer Camp for Adults, and Wilderness Preparedness. Whew. Something in there for everybody.

Programs are based at Back 40’s basecamp in the BC Rockies, and are all-inclusive (accommodations, meals, instructional sessions, guides, watercraft and PFDs for paddle sessions.)

Due to Covid-19 we are running select programs only. Check our program information or call us for more info.

Hike ‘N Sleep

Enjoy exclusive use of our Back 40 basecamp and get an introduction to our private trails located on Brisco Mountain.

Packages include accommodations (canvas bell tent, beds) and a half-day guided interpretive hike on our trails – learn about the flora/fauna/culture/history of the area. Optional add-ons include navigation or orienteering instruction, or half-day guided paddling sessions in the Columbia Wetlands or on the Columbia River.

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