The Trans-Sierra Xtreme (TSX) Challenge and Grand Canyon 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)
The Trans-Sierra Xtreme Challenge is an inspirational one week, 75 mile backpacking trek across some of the most remote, least traveled regions of California’s Sierra Nevada mountains to the summit Mt. Whitney (14,505ft).
Grand Canyon Challenge
3 nights, 35 miles, loop with Colorado River
The Grand Canyon Challenge is an inspirational 3 night, 35 mile backpacking trek across remote canyon terrain, into hidden gorges, and to the Colorado River, open to motivated individuals of all ages.
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Our treks are open to motivated individuals of all ages. So grab your kid, grab your parent, grab your best friend for life, and create memories that will last a lifetime.