Why choose Treks and Tracks

Patience sailboat

Treks and Tracks is comitted to sharing our passion for the natural world with clients through adventure travel, our mountain school and expedition travel.

Principles we run our company by:

Commitment to the Planet

Treks and Tracks is committed to putting the environment first. As proud members of 1% For The Planet we donate 1% of our gross revenue to organizations that help preserve the environment we play in every day.


Best Client Care

Treks and Tracks has taken every step to provide an unforgettable experience for our clients. Our preperations for any given event begin far before the start of the trip. Months and sometimes even years are spent planning and refining our adventures ensuring that our clients can enjoy every step of their adventure.

Great Guides

We believe that our guides are the foundation of our company and your experience. Our guides are highly qualified to lead our adventures. Each is certified in Wilderness First Aid and comes to Treks and Tracks with years of experience in the field. Beyond their professional qualifications you may find yourself being captivated by their knowledge of natural history and at put at ease by their great personalities.

Transparent Pricing

We have arranged our pricing to be as transparent as possible. For the most part you can count on your transportation expenses at location to be covered.  All meals in the field are provided so you don’t have to worry about planning out complex menus. All you need is an appetite, and that we can guarantee you we will not be lacking with our active schedules. If special events or activities are available you will know about them beforehand so that you can plan for these occasions. 
We provide tents, first aid kits and water filtration systems. You will be provided with a gear list of the necessary equipment you will need to bring. If there are any items you need assistance on purchasing or renting our staff is more than happy to make recommendations and suggestions for you. 

Traveling Safely and Ethically

Your safety and comfort are extremely important to us. That is why we maintain the highest quality of service possible, from carefully designing itineraries, to keeping the most thorough sanitary standards while preparing and cooking meals. Our guides uphold the highest standards of backcountry safety protocols and are trained for backcountry emergencies.  
We are quite aware of the impact we have in venturing into the backcountry with a group of clients.  It is therefore extremely important that our groups adhere to the "Leave No Trace" travel and camping techniques. We make an effort to be role models for those around us and hope that our travels contribute to awareness and change needed for reducing the impact in our environment.

Fabulous Cuisine

All of our meals are prepared with the awareness to maintain a healthy and nutritious diet so that we may maintain high energy levels for our active schedules. Our guides and cooks are renowned for their culinary masterpieces and are happy to accommodate dietary restrictions and/or allergies. Beyond choosing the best ingredients we ensure safe and sanitary food preparation as this is paramount to a safe backcountry experience.


AMGA certified guides


About Treks and Tracks

Co-founder and Guide

Jakob Laggner

Jakob spent 11 years in the outdoor industry working as a ski guide and climbing guide in California and Alaska. Read More »

Co-founder and Guide

Paul Mangasarian

Paul has been climbing, surfing and skiing since he was old enough to walk. His technical climbing abilities and fortitude for teaching make him an outstanding instructor. Read More »

Co-founder and Guide

Daniel Laggner

Daniel has worked as a rock climbing instructor and climbing coach for 11 years. He is certified as a Canadian Level I Avalanche Analyst and Wilderness First Responder. Read More »