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Hiking & Backpacking

From Point Reyes to the Presidio, and on countless trails in between, hike the most peaceful wild places in the Bay with help from your local REI Co-op.

Classes & Events

Outdoor Class
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Essential Backpacking Skills Class

32 reviews with an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars

4 hours

Relaxed

China Camp State Park

From $119

From $89 for

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Outdoor Class
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Backcountry Navigation With A Map and Compass

167 reviews with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars

4 hours

Relaxed

China Camp State Park; Monte Bello Open Space

From $99

From $69 for

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Day Trip
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Point Reyes National Seashore Hiking Tour

6 reviews with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars

4 hours

Moderate

Point Reyes National Seashore

From $109

From $79 for

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Outdoor Class
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Wilderness Survival: 10 Essentials

21 reviews with an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars

4 hours

Relaxed

China Camp State Park

From $119

From $89 for

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Certification
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Wilderness First Aid with NOLS and REI

127 reviews with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars

2 days

Relaxed

Palo Alto; Berkeley Hills; Sacramento

From $305

From $275 for

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Day Trip
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Golden Gate National Recreation Area Hiking Tour

14 reviews with an average rating of 4.6 out of 5 stars

4 hours

Moderate

Golden Gate National Rec. Area

From $99

From $69 for

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Adventures & Trips

Adventure
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Pinnacles National Park Hiking & Camping

5 reviews with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars

4 days

Moderate

Departs San Jose

From $1849

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Adventure
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Pinnacles National Park Women's Hiking & Camping

1 reviews with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars

4 days

Moderate

Departs San Jose

From $1849

From $1699 for

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Adventure
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Point Reyes National Seashore Backpacking

0 reviews

3 days

Moderate

Departs San Francisco

From $1249

From $1149 for

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Adventure

Yosemite Hiking & Camping

15 reviews with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars

6 days

Moderate

Departs Oakland

From $3759

From $3559 for

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Adventure

Yosemite Backpacking - Half Dome - 5 Day

6 reviews with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars

5 days

Vigorous

Departs Oakland

From $2174

From $1999 for

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Adventure

Yosemite Family Adventure

5 reviews with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars

6 days

Moderate

Departs Oakland

From $3759

From $3459 for

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Adventure

Yosemite Backpacking - Half Dome

88 reviews with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars

4 days

Vigorous

Departs Yosemite

From $1699

From $1599 for

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Adventure

Yosemite Backpacking - The High Country

54 reviews with an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars

4 days

Moderate Plus

Departs Yosemite

From $1400

From $1299 for

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Adventure

Yosemite Backpacking - Classic Yosemite

22 reviews with an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars

4 days

Moderate Plus

Departs Yosemite

From $1374

From $1299 for

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Adventure

Yosemite Women's Backpacking - The High Country

18 reviews with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars

4 days

Moderate Plus

Departs Yosemite

From $1400

From $1299 for

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Adventure

Yosemite Women's Backpacking - Half Dome

19 reviews with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars

4 days

Vigorous

Departs Yosemite

From $1699

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Adventure

Yosemite Backpacking - Grand Canyon of the Tuolumne

12 reviews with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars

5 days

Vigorous

Departs Yosemite

From $1800

From $1649 for

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Adventure

Yosemite Valley Hiking - Lodge Based

13 reviews with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars

5 days

Moderate

Departs Fresno

From $3399

From $3099 for

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Adventure

Yosemite Valley Hiking & Camping | Under 35

6 reviews with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars

3 days

Moderate

Departs Fresno

From $1229

From $1129 for

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Adventure

Yosemite, Sequoia & Kings Canyon Adventure

15 reviews with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars

6 days

Moderate

Departs Fresno

From $2984

From $2759 for

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Adventure

Kings Canyon Backpacking - Rae Lakes Loop

7 reviews with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars

5 days

Strenuous

Departs Fresno

From $2049

From $1899 for

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Adventure

Yosemite Winter Adventure

12 reviews with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars

5 days

Moderate

Departs Fresno

From $3484

From $3199 for

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Adventure

Yosemite Hiking Adventure - Lodge Based

15 reviews with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars

6 days

Moderate

Departs Reno

From $3600

From $3299 for

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Adventure
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Backpacking California's Lost Coast

21 reviews with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars

5 days

Vigorous

Departs Santa Rosa

From $1949

From $1749 for

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Adventure

Lassen Volcanic National Park Backpacking & Summit

0 reviews

4 days

Moderate

Departs Redding

From $1399

From $1249 for

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Adventure
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Pacific Crest Trail Women's Backpacking

12 reviews with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars

3 days

Moderate

Departs Mount Shasta City

From $999

From $899 for

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Adventure
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Pacific Crest Trail Backpacking

33 reviews with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars

3 days

Moderate

Departs Mount Shasta City

From $999

From $899 for

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Adventure

Trans-Catalina Island Trek

1 reviews with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars

4 days

Vigorous

Departs San Pedro

From $1999

From $1899 for

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Adventure

Joshua Tree National Park Hiking & Camping

3 reviews with an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars

4 days

Moderate

Departs Palm Springs

From $1789

From $1639 for

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Adventure

Joshua Tree Backpacking | Under 35

9 reviews with an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars

4 days

Moderate Plus

Departs Palm Springs

From $1449

From $1349 for

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Joshua Tree Women's Backpacking

8 reviews with an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars

4 days

Moderate Plus

Departs Palm Springs

From $1449

From $1349 for

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Adventure

Backpacking Joshua Tree National Park

67 reviews with an average rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars

4 days

Moderate Plus

Departs Palm Springs

From $1449

From $1349 for

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Adventure

Death Valley Hiking & Camping | Under 35

0 reviews

3 days

Moderate

Departs Las Vegas

From $1299

From $1099 for

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Adventure

Death Valley Hiking & Camping

0 reviews

4 days

Moderate

Departs Las Vegas

From $1999

From $1799 for

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Adventure

Death Valley Hiking - Hotel Based

38 reviews with an average rating of 4.9 out of 5 stars

6 days

Moderate

Departs Las Vegas

From $3500

From $3249 for

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