“One of the most worthwhile experiences, ever.”

Every now and then, you come across an experience that can inspire you for a lifetime. Our guided backpacking treks across Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Mt. Whitney, through the Grand Canyon to the Colorado River and into John Muir Wilderness to Hell For Sure may be the most challenging and rewarding experiences you ever encounter. Traverse awe-inspiring terrain, completely unplugged, with a small team and incredibly experienced guides. No prior backpacking experience is required and all ages are welcome. Just bring your mental toughness, positive attitude and be ready for the adventure of a lifetime.

THE TSX EXPERIENCE

Here is what you can expect from each backpacking challenge.
Open to all. Motivated people of all ages and experience levels welcome.
Off the grid. Serious wilderness. Remote terrain. Completely unplugged.
Physical challenge. You're going to earn every step of this walk in the park.
Team effort. From start to finish. No one gets left behind.
Easy to join. Show up with your personal items from our checklist ready to hike.

TRANS-SIERRA
XTREME CHALLENGE

1 WEEK | 75 MILES | MT. WHITNEY

Join an inspirational trek across some of the most remote, least traveled regions of the Sierra to the summit of Mt. Whitney (14,505 ft).

SEQUOIA AND KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARKS
JULY, AUGUST, SEPTEMBER
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GRAND CANYON CHALLENGE

3 NIGHTS | 30 MILES | COLORADO RIVER

Drop nearly a mile below the Canyon rim traversing rugged terrain to sleep and swim on remote beaches of the Colorado River.

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK
MARCH, APRIL, MAY | SEPTEMBER, OCTOBER, NOVEMBER
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HELL FOR SURE CHALLENGE

4-5 NIGHTS | 40 MILES | LECONTE DIVIDE

Experience the exhileration of true wilderness while exploring off-trail routes in an unspoiled, and relatively unknown slice of heaven south of Yosemite and north of Kings Canyon.

JOHN MUIR WILDERNESS
JUNE, JULY, AUGUST
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YOUTH CHALLENGES

5-8 NIGHTS | 40-75 MILES | MT. WHITNEY

When young people trek across the Sierra to camp at 13,500' on the backside of Mt. Whitney, they realize they can do anything they put their mind to.

SEQUOIA AND KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARKS
JULY, AUGUST
TAKE YOUR KIDS TO THE TOP