Does a backpacking/hiking tour have any physical restrictions?

Guests must be able to walk and carry a backpack. Our current tours are accessible to most people and do not require any prior training. Please give us a call or send us a message if you have any concerns. 

 

Can I drive my own car? Where do I park overnight? 

Due to limited parking at the trailhead guests will ride together in the shuttle van. Overnight parking is provided at Magic Forest Tours Headquarters.

What kind of food do you have?

Our snacks and lunch are sourced locally from Country Aire Natural Foods, and dinner and breakfast meals are from Backpacker's Pantry. We have gluten free, vegan, vegetarian, and nut free options.  

What gear is included? Is it clean?

Our included gear rental consists of a tent, sleeping pad, sleeping bag, pillow, trekking poles, headlamp, first Aid, bear-canister,  water filter, stove and propane, cookware, mug, cutlery, Leave-no-trace guidelines, Map. Gear is appropriately cleaned and disinfected after each use. 

What brands do you use for gear?

We source gear from a variety of popular outdoor brands such as Sea to Summit, Marmot, Black Diamond, MSR and more.

 

Can I bring my own gear? What do I have to bring? 

You can bring any gear you want to use instead of ours. Unfortunately we cannot offer a discount for bringing your own gear. All you have to bring when you arrive is clothing, footwear, and personal items (See list).

Do you have gear for kids? 

While our tours are family friendly we do not have gear specifically designed for kids. Kids under 12 bring their own backpack and use adult size gear where appropriate. 

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