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Winter Camping Clinic

On December 21st and 22nd, 2019, we are offering an overnight Camp Craft-inspired Backpacking event providing detailed instruction to participants on how to successfully camp out in the winter months while staying reasonably comfortable. Backpacking is not about suffering. Quite the contrary, actually. Even in winter. But why, you might ask. Well, due to road closures limiting access to certain parts of the National Forest in […]

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Guides Do Good

They’re a tough crowd to keep up with, but we try. We love to write about some of the cool things our guides do when they’re not guiding or teaching. We also love to tout their certifications and technical accomplishments. For example, this summer Redline Guide Arlette Laan finished hiking the Pacific Northwest Trail. She then went on to complete a Direttissima (hiking all 48 4000-footers […]

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Rockhopper-Redline WFA

We’re pleased to announce a cooperative effort between ourselves here at Redline Guiding and Rockhopper Races LLC. For those who don’t know them, they’re the ones bringing professionally-organized mountain racing to the White Mountain National Forest. The effort we’re cooperating on is to bring a SOLO Wilderness First Aid (WFA) class to those in need. We’ve been working on this for a while so it’s nice […]

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Advanced Women’s Backpack

Exciting news, especially for Redline Guide Arlette Laan‘s former student-participants: We are super pleased to offer a more advanced, longer duration — 3 days, 2 nights — educational backpacking adventure for women only. We’re pleased to introduce our very first “Advanced Camp Like a Champ” women’s-only backpacking event. The Details This event is being led by Redline Guide Arlette Laan. If you don’t know of Arlette […]

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Backpacking Season Begins

It started this past weekend with the first of two women’s-only backpacks led by Redline Guide Arlette Laan. On this trip Arlette decided to take our returning guest into the Wild River Wilderness so as to provide a very authentic wilderness experience. As the Gilligan’s Island theme song went… No phone, no lights, no motor car not a single luxury like Robinson Crusoe, it’s primitive as […]

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We Gave Something Back

From the White Mountain National Forest we find pleasure and business, and for the White Mountain National Forest we give back by rolling up our sleeves and getting to work. This is why we didn’t hesitate in the slightest when deciding to repeat last year’s successful Trails Day by hosting and organizing a Second Annual Event. That’s what we were up to on Sunday, June 23rd, […]

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Order a Redline Buff

A while back we asked our supporters, friends, and followers on Facebook and Instagram what color Sunshield (Buff like thing) we should purchase, red or gray. About seventy percent chose red while the remainder selected gray. Thanks for your vote! We used these numbers when ordering stock and are happy to announce that they’re finally in and that you can get yours today! These one-size-fits-all essential […]

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Team in Training Hike

This past weekend we provided leadership to an important Team In Training event raising money for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). We found ourselves doing this thanks to North Ridge Mountain Guides (NRMG) who sought us out for leadership assistance. (Mike and the owner there, Jamie, used to guide together and are friends.) The leadership provided came from Redline Guides Ken Hodges, Jeffrey Shutak, and […]

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Women’s Only Backpack

We’re pleased to introduce our third annual “Camp Like a Champ” women’s-only overnight backpacking event. The Details This event is being led by Redline Guide Arlette Laan. If you don’t know of Arlette (click the link above to find her profile), she is a very experienced expert on the subject of backpacking. And being a woman herself, might just be able to provide a completely unparalleled […]

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