A student llama packing by a body of water in the Wind Rivers.
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Backpacking and Fly Fishing with Llamas - Alumni


Jul 21 - 27, 2024


7 days


10+ yrs



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Relive your fondest memories of Wyoming's Wind River Mountains with your family.  This alumni trip travels into the Wind Rivers using Llamas to transport the majority of our gear as you shoulder a light pack of necessities.

We'll cover basic wilderness skills including navigation, cooking, and Leave No Trace techniques.  There will be time for fly fishing, photography, hiking and enjoying the beautiful surroundings of these majestic mountains. This is a great way to introduce your children, parents and friends to the essence of a NOLS course. Ages ten and up. Trip starts and ends in Lander, Wyoming.

If you are looking for other Family oriented trips, check out the NOLS Family Week and Rafting Utah's Gates of Lodore.

Overall Difficulty*:

*Llamas carry most of the weight, but mountain hiking is challenging.

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NOLS Alumni Department

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"It was great to return to the Winds' alpine sights and environment with my sons."

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