Overnight Backpacking Trip to Black Mountain for One Adult

Bay Area Expeditions • San Francisco, CA

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Escape Kit

  • An Overnight Backpacking Trip in Big Sur for One Adult ($199)
  • Includes Use of Backpack, Sleeping Pad, Group Equipment, and Meals
  • One Breakfast and One Dinner
  • After Purchase, Follow Your Voucher's Redemption Instructions to Complete Your Reservation

The Destination
Explore the splendid grassland that tops Black Mountain with an overnight backpacking trip. Camping out far from the pressure cooker of the city provides the perfect opportunity to fully enjoy this beautiful spot in the Santa Cruz mountains, halfway between the bay and the stars. Strap on your pack and get ready for a fabulous hiking journey, complete with gourmet backpacking meals, your own sleeping padand tent rental options available for an extra fee. Perfect for healthy, active adults, this 10-mile round-trip hike involves 1,500 feet of elevation gain — meaning you'll get a great workout as well as an unforgettable camping experience.

The Diversions
On the Black Mountain overnight trip, you'll wander through the wilderness with your guide, discovering the common plants, animal signs, and points of interest on the challenging and thrilling trek. It starts steep, but soon levels out, with plenty of room for frequent breaks, snacks, training and class activities. You'll learn how to use equipment like water filters, camp stoves, GPS, and more, plus trip planning, wilderness skills, and how to properly set up camp.

  • An amazing weekend with a great team of people who took wonderful care of us. I loved it and would return again.

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Location

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    525 Haight Street San Francisco, CA 94117
    415-497-9998 | get directions

escapes 30-day promise

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the fine print

  • Limit 1 per customer, up to 2 additional as gifts
  • Only valid for stays now through September 30, 2016
  • Reservations required and subject to availability
  • Not valid toward existing or room block reservations
  • Voucher includes use of backpack, sleeping pad, group equipment, and meals; and 1 breakfast and 1 dinner
  • Nights must be spent consecutively; all inclusions must be redeemed during one stay
  • Voucher valid for 1 guest
  • Merchant cancellation/re-scheduling policy of 14 days in advance of scheduled arrival; Bay Area Expeditions reserves the right to cancel trips on short to no notice due to adverse weather conditions. For cancellations occurring 14 days or more there is no cancellation fee, and you will be able to reschedule or receive a refund. Cancellations made within 14 days of scheduled arrival are subject to no refund or a rescheduling fee of $75.
  • Must print, sign, and bring a signed copy of Release of Liability form
  • Must call ahead regarding age and physical ability requirements
  • Taxes and gratuity not included; payable directly to the property
  • Incidental charges, charges for additional services, and gratuity at the property are not included
  • Sleeping bag rental is an additional $20 fee, tent rental is an additional $30 fee; payable directly to Bay Area Expeditions
  • Other conditions apply • PROMOTIONAL VALUE EXPIRES ON October 31, 2016 • Enjoy By October 31, 2016