As a Summer Search participant, you'll attend the High Sierra Alpine Backpacking & Rock Climbing – You'll learn climbing techniques and safety skills, as well as rappelling, knots and rope handling. Students will carry a backpack to transport food, gear and extra clothing to the climbing sites. After the climbing camp portion, you'll have the extended backpacking expedition. The pack weighs 40-50 pounds or approximately 30-40% of a student’s body weight.
Packing List - Please use this to pack for your course, Outward Bound California provides some items, Summer Search provides some items and you provide some. If you cannot get something, please get in touch with your mentor or course advisor to let us know.
Itinerary - This is an overview of your course, what you'll do and what to expect.