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Catalina Immersion

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A Zen Backpacking Experience

3 Days + 2 Nights + 24 Miles = 

An Adventure of a Lifetime 

This experience was planned with the beginning backpacker* in mind. 

Expect to have your breath taken  by the island's incredible beauty and majestic views and feel empowered by the island's demanding terrain.

This is an escape from your day to day life and the opportunity to reconnect, renew and restore the relationship you have with yourself. In a bold and grandiose environment like Catalina where we are immersed in nature, our own true nature surfaces and we are invited to evaluate who we really are and how we relate back to the world. By the end of our trip, you will leave the island transformed.

Adventurers can expect:

  • to be guided over an awe inspiring segment of the Trans Catalina Trail

  • to learn how to pack appropriately 

  • a great bonding experience with other adventurers

  • to learn about the scenic and untamed environment the island has to offer

  • to become a more skilled backpacker

  • a powerful connection with themselves

Some supplies and backpacking gear may be available for rent however adventurers are asked to be prepared with their own backpack, tent, sleeping gear, camping stove, water, food, and first aid kit. A full list of recommended items will be provided upon registration.

*No backpacking experience is necessary however adventurers should be skilled on mountain and forest type trails and physically fit enough to navigate challenging moments of elevation gain while carrying a backpack (approx 40 lbs.). 

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Adventure of a Lifetime

This is a rare opportunity to experience the natural beauty of Catalina Island up close and personal.

Unforgettable Scenery

Enjoy Stunning  landscapes, from pristine beaches to rugged mountains, and the chance to witness the island's diverse wildlife.

Bonding & Camaraderie

This is a shared experience and the opportunity to create lasting memories with a group of like-minded adventurers.

Personal Growth

Backpacking can be a transformative experience, pushing you out of your comfort zone and the opportunity to develop new skills.

Expert Guidance

An expert outdoor guide, Lisa has guided over 500 miles of nature and outdoor experiences throughout a variety of terrain through Southern California and claims to have conquered some of the deadliest hikes in America. Emily has been a wilderness adventurer since the young age of 3 and has backpacked hundreds of miles over the California and Arizona areas. She maintains specific geographical and environmental knowledge pertaining to Catalina certified through the Catalina Conservancy.

 

Both of your guides are Wilderness First Aid and Emergency Response certified through Survival Med. Adventurers can expect a thoughtful itinerary and a safe well-organized trip.

Pack Light - Go Far

Backpacking is a lesson in simplicity forcing you to live with less and focus on the essentials

Disconnect from Daily Life

This is the chance to unplug from technology and immerse yourself in nature and take that much-needed break from the hustle and bustle of daily life.

Starry Nights

Enjoy stargazing on a clear night without the light pollution will be a breathtaking moment on this adventure.

Lasting Change

These experiences (and more) will inspire and restore you!

Catalina Immersion

A Zen Backpacking Experience

Friday March 21, 2024
Saturday March 22, 2024
Sunday March 23, 2024

$1,200 per person*

*includes costs for ferry rides and campsite permits

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