Hiking and Backpacking summer camp jobs? Yes, we have those!
For us, mountaineering includes backpacking and rock climbing – sometimes separately, sometimes hiking and climbing on the same trip. It also includes a climbing tower. We like to teach young people to be at home in the woods, rain or shine, on the trail or off. Pisgah Forest, the Great Smokies National Park and a number of other wilderness areas are nearby.
Backpacking is an activity that teaches a lot – but requires little skill to begin. Most trips go out for one to five nights. You carry everything you need with you, cook as a group, set up your own shelter, help find the trail and the campsite.
Climbing might begin at our 60 foot Climbing Tower, with challenges for all levels and progress to nearby areas such as Linville Gorge, Looking Glass, and many other less well-known areas. There are one day trips to nearby climbing sites, as well as week-long advanced expeditions to more remote areas. The Climbing Tower is an incredible builder of self-confidence as well as being a wonderful place to cheer on your friends.
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