Turn one week into inspiration for a lifetime

We take motivated individuals, band them together, and hike 75 miles across the Sierra on an inspirational trek to Mt. Whitney. Join us on one of four treks we have planned for 2015 and create memories that will last a lifetime.

1 week, 75 miles, 14,505 feet
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The Trans-Sierra Xtreme (TSX) Challenge and Grand Canyon Xtreme Challenge are a series of inspirational guided backpacking treks across Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Park, and Grand Canyon National Park. They are among the most challenging and rewarding experiences that California and Arizona have to offer. You’ll traverse awe-inspiring terrain, completely unplugged, with a small group and incredibly experienced guides. While the treks can be intense, no prior backpacking experience is required and all ages are welcome. Just bring your mental toughness, positive attitude and be ready for the challenge of a lifetime.

Trans-Sierra Xtreme Challenge

1 week, 75 miles, with Mt. Whitney (14,507ft)

Map of Trans-Sierra backpacking trail to Mt. Whitney


All of our Trans-Sierra Xtreme Challenge experiences are based on the same one week, 75 mile trans-Sierra trail that crosses Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks to Mt. Whitney (14,505ft).

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Grand Canyon Xtreme Challenge

3 nights, 35 miles, loop with Colorado River

Map of Trans-Sierra backpacking trail to Mt. Whitney


All of our Grand Canyon Xtreme Challenge experiences are based on the same 3 night, 35 mile Grand Cayon loop that includes a trip to the Canyon floor and Colorado River with 4,500ft elevation loss/gain.

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Sample life on our trails

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Video by Delanie Lowe

Join us in 2015 for an experience that will last a lifetime.

Unplug with serious wilderness

Experience some of the most remote, least traveled regions of the Sierra

Create lifelong memories

Why lay at the beach when you could be hiking Mt. Whitney instead?

Recharge with rugged inspiration

This is the view from our "penthouse suite"

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