Trips for

Groups

Community-based adventures of a lifetime!

Our Group Program Seasons are:

Spring Season March 1-April 30

Summer Season May 23-Aug 31

Fall Season Sept 1- Oct 31

Group Trip Locations

Backpacking

Northern New Mexico

Perfectly situated outside Santa Fe, NM our New Mexico trips are less than a day’s drive from Houston, DFW, Austin, San Antonio, and El Paso. Avoid the crowds and long drive to Colorado by bringing your group to Northern New Mexico. 13,000ft peaks, pristine lakes, and solitude for miles are waiting for you in the nation’s second-oldest national forest area, the Pecos Wilderness. See the area famed trapper Kit Kason called home while traveling through several ecosystems to isolated alpine summits you will not soon forget. A perfect place to avoid the crowds of Colorado

  • Ideal for: Groups
  • Ages: Groups ages 13+
  • Dates: May 20-Oct 20
  • Packages: 4, 5 & 6 Day Trips Available

Backpacking

Mountain Peaks, Colorado

Just a few hours north of our basecamp, Southern Colorado is one of the most unique areas in the Rockies. With stunning views, lung pounding hikes, and peaks soaring over the planes, a trip here will not be quickly forgotten. Our Colorado Trips have the option to start in Santa Fe at the comforts of basecamp or to meet in Colorado at a campground for a more rustic start. If your group has Colorado on your mind, we can help!

  • Ideal for: Groups
  • Ages: 13 and Older
  • Dates: Summer (May 20-Sept 5) or Fall (Sept 6-Oct 20)
  • Packages: 5-8 Night Trips Available

“My favorite part of trek is just unplugging from technology and being surrounded [by] nature.”

— Brittney from Fort Worth, TX

Canyoneering & Climbing

Moab, Utah

Like no other place on earth, Moab is truly a gateway to adventure. Every adventure seeker should put Moab on their lifetime list of places to visit. With world-class canyoneering, rock climbing, rafting, and mountain biking take your pick of activities, better yet. Try them all! Because Moab is best in the fall and spring, the season can be short for youth groups, but perfect for other groups looking for an adventure.

  • Ideal for: Groups looking for a once in a lifetime adventure
  • Ages: 13 and Older
  • Dates: Spring, Summer, Fall
  • Packages: 5 Night Minimum, 6 person minimum

Pack and Paddle

Taos, New Mexico

Looking for a group adventure with something for everyone in your group? Combine our New Mexico backpacking trip with a one or two-day rafting trip. Want a fun day of rafting in the Rio Grande Gorge. We have it! Looking for a relaxed overnight 2-day raft trip? Then come check out the Rio Chama winding through ancient lands of the Pueblo Indians. With diverse landscapes and classic desert southwest experiences nearby we have an adventure for every group. *Trips can be mixed and matched with other offerings to fit your groups’ schedule and budget

  • Ideal for: Groups looking for multiple experiences
  • Ages: 13 and Older
  • Dates: Spring, Summer, Fall
  • Packages: 3-8 Night Packages Available

Base Camp Adventures

Santa Fe, NM Basecamp

Are you looking for a team-building experience for your group, team, or family that does not involve sleeping outside? We have those too! Our basecamp adventures are like a “choose your own adventure” for your group. Choose from activities like day hiking, a one-day summit attempt, rafting, rock climbing, mountain biking, rappelling, fly fishing, zip lines, swimming in our lake, and more! Basecamp adventure groups stay in one of our lodges and have their choice of custom meals or group meals in the dining hall. With options for groups of 8 to 100, we can serve your group’s needs!

  • Ideal for: Groups who want a bed at night
  • Ages: 8 and Older
  • Dates: Spring, Summer, Fall
  • Packages: 3, 4, 5 & 6 Night Packages Available

Backpacking and Hiking

Big Bend, Texas

Did you know Texas has mountains reaching over 8,000 feet? We have a limited number of trips available in the Big Bend area that explore this desert region. From multi-day backpacking to group camping and even rafting options, we can help your group plan a desert adventure not soon forgotten. Because of the weather in the region, these trips are best in the fall, winter, and spring and best suited to small to mid-sized groups ranging from 5-15 people.

  • Ideal for: Groups with 5-15 people
  • Ages: 13 and Older
  • Dates: Fall, Winter, Spring
  • Packages: 3 Night and 5 person Minimum 

Details

  • Price: The price for groups is $90/person/day. Arrival & Departure days each count as a “½” day and makeup 1 full day. (Ex. Arrive Sunday evening, trail Monday-Friday, and depart Saturday morning would be a “6-day trip”, even though it spans 7 calendar days)

 

  • Other: For groups, one “open” spot accounts for 13 people, if the group is larger than 13, then they would take up two or more “open” spots.

 

  • Additional Cost: ½ Day Raft (most common) – $55/person

 

For any questions regarding Wilderness Trek or registration please contact us:

info@wildernesstrek.oRG  |  505-303-0758

Packing List

Wilderness Trek activities take place in multiple locations with varying weather patterns. Here are the things you need to prepare for your trip.

Individual Handbook

The Wilderness Trek student handbook for group trips has everything you need to know about how to better prepare for your trip. Download it, read it, use it!

Group Leader Guide

This group leader handbook has everything you need to plan, promote, and host your trip with us. From how to collect the paperwork to packing lists, everything you need for a smooth trip is in one location. Download yours today to start planning your trip! 

Still have questions?

Do you still have some questions about Wilderness Trek? Take a look at our FAQ guide to find answers to common questions. 

Change lives

It has never been harder to be a teen than in today’s environment. Your financial support helps us keep our costs to individuals low and allows us to spread the gospel through adventure to teens from across the nation. By donating today you make it possible for us to give teens from this hurting generation an adventure of a lifetime through our ministry.