Newfoundland’s iconic backpacking trip taking you through the freshwater fjords of Gros Morne National Park
4 Days 3 Nights
Over 4 days and 3 nights you will become acquainted with the intimate beauty of the Long Range Traverse in Gros Morne National Park. After experiencing the sheer granite cliffs of Western Brook Pond via boat tour, clients are dropped to travel through the untouched back-country experiencing the awe-inspiring in-land Fjords of Western Brook Pond, Bakers Brook Pond, and Ten Mile Pond, while developing memories of a lifetime.
Steve has been guiding the Long Range Traverse since 2014, having over 30+ trips on the route. He foremly held the fastest knowtime on both the North-Rim and Long Range (65+km) routes (2016-2021, nearly 13 hours), and has a vast experience trekking in western Newfoundland, British Columbia/ Alberta, Iceland, Nepal, and New Zealand. He most enjoys really getting to know people through the often arduous 4 day journey.
Note: the day before departure is a mandatory evening orientation, with the trip starting the following morning. The last day we finish by the afternoon/ evening.
Group Size: 2-4
Cost: 1695 per person (plus HST)
Includes cost of meals, and group camping equipment
Orientation – Day before starting the hike plan on meeting with your guide for a group orientation and briefing at Gros Morne Outdoor Company
Day 1: Western Brook Pond View Point
The trip begins with the World famous Western Brook boat tour through the freshwater fjord. Clients are dropped at the end of the pond to ascend 600 meters through untouched old-growth forest, waterfalls and massive boulders ending with the most beautiful view in eastern Canada
Day 2 & 3: Traversing the Long Range Mountains
Atop the plateau of the rocky Long Range Mountains, the route continues for the next two days through high arctic tundra in constant view of glacial carved valleys, alpine meadows, erratic rocks, moose, arctic hare, caribou and headwaters of the Humber River.
Day 4: Finish
The day is punctuated with views of Gros Morne Mountain towering over Ten Mile Pond before clients descend from Crow Cliff into Ferry Gulch on the way to the car park
Class 3 (Most Difficult) – Hiking an unmarked backcountry route, steep, wet, muddy terrain with scree slopes.
The trip is designed for the physically active who are well experienced in the outdoors. Previous backpacking experience is a necessity, with average of 10km hiking per day.
To book a spot for 2023, please email us;
Individuals and groups must have the required hiking experience to participate in this backcountry tour.
A 10% deposit is required, where full payment is needed 30 days before departure.
All payments are processed thru the Square payment system via email invoices.
A face-to-face google meets call can be scheduled to discuss trip details.