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Backcountry Skill Instruction


50 per package - Virtual OK - Posted May 02, 2016

I'll teach you to not only survive, but to thrive comfortably in the backcountry. Learn Leave No Trace best practices, off-trail navigation/orienteering, risk management, backcountry culinary skills, and everything else you need to safely plan and execute multi-day back country trip. We'll get you from novice, to employable, or anywhere in between. Skills Clinics and guiding available as well. Ages 13+.

Sport/Trad Rock Climbing, Snowboarding, Backpacking, Whitewater Canoeing, Surfing, Remote Guided Waterfall Hikes.

Training & Qualifications

Leave No Trace Master Educator Certification
National Outdoor Leadership School alumni
Outward Bound Instructor
PSIA/AASI Level 1 Snowboard Instructor
Wilderness First Responder - Out of Date since 2015

Availability & Preferences

Open availability! Flexible pricing - please feel free to contact me for specific ideas. Low pricing since I just got here! As a general outline:

First 3 hours : 20 s/h.
Each hour after that, up to 10 hours: 10 s/h

Anything more than 10 hours will be charged at the daily rate of 150.

Trading Preference: I’m flexible, just hit me up!


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About Chris Walsh

Hi folks! I'm an ex-navy current tree-hugging outdoor experiential educator. The outdoors are my greatest passion, and I love sharing that with other people. I grew up surfing on the East Coast. W...hen the Navy moved me to Washington, snowboarding lead me to a real love of the wild mountains. When I left the military, I attended the National Outdoor Leadership School. My wife and I and our two dogs currently live in the Index, WA area, and spend 30% of our time in downtown more

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