Youth Backpacking Trips

4-day Alaska Youth Backpacking Trip: Arctic Valley to South Fork Valley Traverse

Fill out the Waiver

Please be sure to read and sign the waiver and registration forms at least 30 days before your trip!

Disclaimer: A note on Safety and Risk in Outdoor Recreation in the Wilderness Setting

Outdoor Sports like bouldering, hiking, alpinism, mountaineering, camping, rock and ice climbing, Climbing, and water-based activities, and simply being in the wilderness environment involves inherent and other risks and cannot be made safe. Observing our training, rules, and best practices for these sports cannot guarantee participants will be free from harm. When venturing outdoors to engage in recreation in the wilderness setting, either on one’s own, signing up on behalf of your minor participant, or as part of a group setting, please remember that there is an assumption of risk that we undertake in order to do these activities, teach skills, and learn.

CLIMBING, ACTIVITIES IN THE WILDERNESS, AND CLIMBING/WATER-BASED ACTIVITIES ARE INHERENTLY DANGEROUS ACTIVITIES that may result in serious injury or death. Into the Woods, LLC has a thorough risk assessment process in addition to extensive planning, training, policies and standards. We do this in order to meet the appropriate amount of risk for each group, activity, and setting, and mitigate risk to the largest extent possible during our courses, expeditions, trips, and all programs. However, while we are prepared, plan, and train, we are not able to guarantee that these wilderness sports and activities can be made 100% safe.