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Guided backpacking experiences that inspire for a lifetime.

We enable and inspire motivated people to discover awe-inspiring terrain and unplug off the grid while accomplishing something big. Our small group backpacking treks are team-oriented, easy to join, and open to all.

  • Unplug off the grid.
  • Accomplish something incredible.
  • Show up with your personal items, we take care of the rest.

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OUR TREKS

Once-in-a-lifetime experiences that you may come back and do twice.

“AN EMPOWERING EXPERIENCE”

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WE ENABLE AND INSPIRE

THE TSX EXPERIENCE

If you’re motivated, we can make it happen. We’ve been enabling all ages and experience levels to reach new goals for over 10 years. Just bring your personal items, positive attitude and come prepared for an experience that can inspire for a lifetime.

✓ Open to all
✓ Off the grid
✓ Physical challenge
✓ Team effort
✓ Easy to join

STORIES THAT INSPIRE

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Thorns & Roses, a 10-minute Short Film recently accepted to the 2023 Look Out Film Festival, chronicles the highs and lows of a group of experienced and first-time backpackers as they trek across the Sierra to Mt. Whitney as a team with TSX.

Third time’s a charm

After two failed attempts to summit Mt. Whitney, AT thru hiker and Hiking Radio Network podcaster “Mighty Blue” Steve Adams connected with TSX co-founder Chris Casado at the suggestion of a listener. Nearly one year later, his third attempt was a success. What was the missing ingredient? Follow his journey to Mt. Whitney on a three part podcast.

WHERE WE OPERATE

#1 Provider of Guided Backpacking Services to Mt. Whitney

Fastest Growing Provider of Grand Canyon Backpacking Experiences

Leading Innovator of Guided Off-Trail Routes in the Sierra

JOIN A TSX ONLINE EVENT

We provide free online classes and events on a weekly basis via Zoom to help educate and inspire people about backpacking. Whether you are new to the outdoors or an experienced adventurer, get inspired by joining a TSX online event that’s right for you! All times Pacific.

Backpacking Classes & Events