NEWS FLASH:  2012 WTC West LA student Joe Robinson completed his 169 day hike of the Pacific Crest Trail on October 13, 2012, logging 2655 miles from the Mexican to Canadian borders to raise money for the National Muscular Sclerosis Society.  One of Joe’s statements, “I’m happy to report that I was one of the few hikers on trail not to use a GPS or phone to navigate but rather to use a map and compass the whole time.  Thanks for giving me the confidence to go into the backcountry relying only on myself and not technology.  It made the trip a much better adventure”. WTC prepares you for life’s big adventures!

Know how to be safe and comfortable in the backcountry.

Learn to feel at home with rock scrambling, wilderness navigation, and snow travel.

Acquire skills in planning, preparation, equipment, and wilderness medicine to take you safely into the back country.

Explore the outdoors in all seasons, beyond roads and trails, with new friends.

You Can Expect

Challenge and Adventure to realize your potential to reach new heights.

Experience the freedom of the wilderness.

Leave the trail and the crowds behind.

Backpack with confidence.

Learn to travel, eat and sleep comfortably in any climate.

Invest your recreation money wisely.

Share fun times and make new friends.