Upcoming Events

Intro to Hiking & Backpacking
Oct 30, 4:00 PM – Oct 31, 5:00 PM
Forest Glen Preserve, 20301 900 North Rd, Georgetown, IL 61846, USA
Maybe you have been wanting to get outside and explore your local trails, or maybe you dream a little bigger and have your heart set on section or through hiking a long trail such as the AT, CDT or PCT. Either way, you have come to the right spot!
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Advanced Backpacking Bootcamp-Illinois
Nov 13, 4:00 PM – Nov 15, 2:00 PM
Garden of the Gods/River to River Trail, Herod, IL 62947, USA
Do you want to expand your skills and gain confidence on trail? This course is designed for backpackers that want to increase their comfort level in a back country setting. Our goal is to ensure you gain the knowledge and confidence you need to safely plan and execute a multi day trip.
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Porcupine Mountain Winter Adventure
Jan 14, 2021, 8:00 AM – Jan 17, 2021, 12:00 PM
Porcupine Mountains, Porcupine Mountains, Carp Lake Township, MI 49953, USA
Here is your chance to get out this winter! Grab your cross country skis or snowshoes and come along with us as we visit the Porcupine Mountain in Upper Michigan! This event is limited to 6 guests!
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Frozen Waterfall/Frozen Cave Tour
Feb 12, 2021, 7:00 AM – Feb 15, 2021, 5:00 PM
Apostle Islands, Apostle Islands, Wisconsin, USA
It's February, you want to get outside and are looking for something to do. You will definitely want to go chasing these waterfalls with us!
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Beginners Backpacking Bootcamp - Illinois
Apr 23, 2021, 4:00 PM – Apr 25, 2021, 3:00 PM
Forest Glen Preserve, 20301 900 North Rd, Georgetown, IL 61846, USA
Have you ever wanted backpack but weren't sure how to get started? This course is designed for anyone new to backpacking or anyone wanting to get out and explore in a social setting. Our goal is to ensure you gain the knowledge and confidence you need to backpack on your own or with a group.
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Intro to Hiking & Backpacking-Buckhorn State Park, WI
May 07, 2021, 4:00 PM – May 08, 2021, 5:00 PM
Buckhorn Park Avenue, Buckhorn Park Ave, Necedah, WI 54646, USA
Maybe you have been wanting to get outside and explore your local trails, or maybe you dream a little bigger and have your heart set on section or through hiking a long trail such as the AT, CDT or PCT. Either way, you have come to the right spot!
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Best of the Red-Backpacking, Rock Climbing, Yoga, Kayaking
May 27, 2021, 5:00 AM – May 31, 2021, 9:00 PM
Slade, Slade, KY 40376, USA
This will be our 4th time visiting the Red River Gorge area, and it's for good reason. Sandstone ridgelines, lush forest floors, towering rock faces, and the friendly locals will draw you in and make you feel right at home. We guarantee you will want to return.
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Boundary Waters Canoe Area (BWCA) September 2021
Sep 07, 2021, 5:00 AM – Sep 11, 2021, 9:00 PM
1829 E Sheridan St, Ely, MN 55731, USA
Let True North Expeditions take on the daunting task of planning a canoeing trip to the pristine lakes of the Boundary Waters Wilderness for you.
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Appalachian Trail Section Hike (Section 2)-The Next 53
Oct 19, 2021, 5:00 AM – Oct 25, 2021, 9:00 AM
Appalachian Mountains, Appalachian Mountains
Maybe you have read the book or seen the movie "A Walk in the Woods". Here is your chance to take a multiple day hike on the AT! Join us as we take on another 50+ miles section of the AT, starting at Unicoi Gap.
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Isle Royale Backpacking Trip
Exact Date TBD (August 2021)
Isle Royale, Isle Royale, Michigan, USA
Join us as we travel to Isle Royale for 4 days of backpacking on this crown jewel of the Midwest that is only accessible by boat or seaplane.
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Wilderness First Aid
Time is TBD
Forest Glen Preserve, 20301 900 North Rd, Georgetown, IL 61846, USA
When you are faced with an injury or sudden illness in a remote location, it is essential to know what to look for and what to do. A must for those that spend time outdoors and those who live or work in remote areas.
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Past Events

Our past events include:

  • Beginners Backpacking Bootcamp-Forest Glen, IL/Bell Mtn, MO/Ice Age Trail, WI

  • Advanced Backpacking Bootcamp-Manistee National Forest, MI/Bell Mtn, MO

  • Appalachian Trail Section Hike-(3 days)-Virginia Triple Crown

  • Appalachian Trail Section Hike-(4 days-50+ miles)-Virginia, Shenandoah National Park

  • Appalachian Trail Section Hike-(5 days-52 miles)-Georgia, Springer Mtn to Unicoi Gap

  • Winter Camp and Hike-Devil's Lake, WI

  • Superior Hiking Trail Section Hike (3 days-20 miles)-MN

  • Porcu pine Mountain Backpacking Trip (3 days-20+ miles)-MI

  • Harvest Moon Fest, Baraboo Bluffs, WI

  • Yoga Retreat-Wyalusing State Park, Bagely, WI

  • Red River Gorge Backpacking/Kayak Tour, KY (2018, 2019, 2020)

  • BWCA-Ely, MN 2020