To apply for a trip, submit an application.
For prices, refer to 2022 trip pricing.
Each year we release three iterations of our schedule.
In Iteration 1, we announce our locations, dates, and trip types; and we estimate our guide team and the number of groups in each session. We don’t think about trip intensities at this time.
We release Iteration 2 in mid-January, several weeks after our open application period ends (December 27 or January 3, depending on the location). Based on the interests and abilities of the applicant pool, we finalize the number of groups, plus their intensities and guide teams.
Two 2022 trip locations, the High Sierra and Pacific Northwest, will require an Iteration 3, because by late-January we will know the status of most (but not all) commercial and/or backcountry permit applications. Once these permit decisions are made, we finalize itineraries and can sometimes add more sessions.