Wyoming Backpacking Adventure

Wyoming Backpacking Adventure


  • Explore the Bighorn, Beartooth, or Wind River Mountains
  • Opportunity for non-technical peak ascents
  • Spend a full month developing your outdoor and leadership skills
  • See deer, elk, moose, bighorn sheep, or even bears
  • Potential for introductory rock climbing and fly fishing
A true wilderness expedition designed for young people. You will be with others your own age, gain independence, and take responsibility for yourself and your coursemates. When you get back home, you will have the skills to enjoy outdoor activities on your own and the leadership qualities to help you advance in the classroom, on the playing fields, or anywhere you want to succeed.

Having fun, learning about the outdoors, rock climbing, fly-fishing, exploring beautiful places, and achieving goals you never thought possible—your summer adventure with NOLS is about to begin!


Location NOLS Rocky Mountain
Tuition $5,480 Learn about Financial Aid
Equipment Deposit $350
Minimum Age 14
Duration 30 Days
Type Adventure - 14 & 15 Only
Start/End Lander, Wyoming
Fly in/out Casper, Wyoming
High School Credit
  • 1.5 Carnegie Units
  • 0.5 CUs Physical Education
  • 1 CU Leadership
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“Thank you for introducing me to the happiest, strongest version of myself and to the experience of a lifetime. ”

-Cressida R.