I have led quite a few people and their families on backpacking adventures in Big Sur and had a blast doing it!IMG_0500

For me, it’s not about getting paid for backpacking (all-though it’s nice). For me it’s about creating memories for people that will last a lifetime. Helping to achieve their goals to “finish the hike” or “summit that peak” is a fantastic feeling and I feel so lucky and grateful to be able to give people this gift of learning self reliance and pushing themselves to places they new thought they would go.

Here are some clients and friends who have said some nice things about Trail And Mountain and me a a guide!

Thank you all for your kind words…Please feel free to leave any additional information below in the comment section

Here is a family that just booked a trip to Big Sur this past Mother’s Day weekend. They were a great group and very nice to be around. They had a great time!

Thank you!

Details of the Recommendation: “Five times I have entrusted Daniel with all of the backpacking trip planning. All I needed to do was show up with the gear Daniel told me to bring and he loaned me a few ultra-light essential items on occasion as well. Even though his trips included a high number of miles hiked and challenging summits, every trip we arrived back at the parking lot for the drive home on time.”
Service Category: Guide
Year first hired: 2008
Top Qualities: Expert, Good Value, High IntegrityCIMG3524

Will definitely use him again

Ben Kiblinger

Ben Kiblinger


Brad from Tennessee wanted to backpack Yosemite really badly. I took him out on a 6 day 5 night backpacking trip through Yosemite’s valley including Half Dome, Cloud’s Rest, Sunrise Lakes and Merced Lake. He had a great time and so did I. Thanks for the adventure Brad…Glad you had a blast! When Are we going again?