- Professional instruction. All workshops are developed and taught by Mike Blake, a certified ACMG Hiking Guide. You will learn to plan and execute backcountry trips just like a pro, surrounded by the natural beauty of Vancouver Island’s provincial and regional mountain parks.
- Excellent resources. There is a huge array of information regarding digital tools and other equipment. Mike spends a lot of time researching and curating the best tools for you to try. Eliminate the confusion, and start navigating with confidence using his field-tested recommendations.
- Learning-intensive experiences. Our workshops focus on wilderness navigation, but you will also learn complementary skills such as pre-trip planning, organizing logistics, environmental assessments, route conditions assessments, lightweight gear selection, and emergency preparedness.