Preparing for an Adventure

The Basics About the Trip


Join us on an epic Tier 2 Man Up Adventure.

Our Tier 2 Adventure will take place on top of the Big Horn Mountains in northern Wyoming. The dates of the Adventure are Thursday afternoon, July 22nd (arrival) through Monday morning, July 26th (departure). This trip is only open to men who have already completed one of our Tier 1 Adventures.

Featuring the legendary scenic vistas of the Big Horn Mountains, this exciting Adventure features powerful Tier 2 content that will help guide men deeper into the heart of God's transcendant vision for their lives. There are only 16 spots available for this trip, so you'll want to act fast! You can secure your spot by filling out the online registration form and submitting your payment.

The registration rate for this Adventure is $495. Registration will end on July 7th.

Your registration includes 4 nights of campground registration, all camp meals (including campfire snacks), guided* adventures, and event registration.

Use the form on the Contact page if you have questions or need additional information. After registration, all pertinent, trip-related information will be sent to the registrant via email no later than 120 days prior to the start of the Adventure. We're super excited to have you join us on this Adventure!


8/16 slots have been filled on this Adventure.

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The graph above illustrates how full the trip is, and how many Adventure slots are still open.

Basic Adventure Info

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Curriculum - Tier 2
Difficulty - Moderate
Type - Drive-up Camping (tents)
Where? - Big Horn Mountains, Wyoming. (click for map)
When? - July 22 - 26, 2021
How Much? - Registration rate is $495.
Registration cost is securely paid online via credit/debit card or bank account. Registration isn't complete until full payment has been processed.
Registration ends on July 7, 2021.
Who? - This Tier 2 Adventure is only open to men who have already completed one of our Tier 1 Adventures.

Your Accommodations

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We will be basing our Tier 2 Big Horn Mountain Adventure out of Porcupine Campgrounds in the Big Horn National Forest. Although campground registration costs will be covered for this Adventure, you will need to provide your own tent and sleeping pad.

Also... please note that the Porcupine Campground is primative. While potable water and vault toilets are available at the camp, there are no running water or shower facilities. Bring body wipes to clean up with.

Important Additional Info

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This section is designed to give you the proper information in order to be prepared to make the most of your Adventure. There are a few things to keep in mind:

  • Check in starts at 2:30pm on Thursday, July 22nd and, for those who would like to stay as late as possible, check-out is no later than 12:00pm on Monday, July 26th.
  • The average high in the Big Horn Mountains during our trip is 71 degrees Fahrenheit (great for hiking), with an average low of 40 degrees Fahrenheit (great for campfires). July in the Big Horns will bring the possibility of an occassional rain shower. Please utilize this information to pack weather-appropriate clothing (like rain gear & base layers) and bedding. You will need WARM clothes and bedding for the evenings!
  • We will be eating our supper together on Sunday evening at Bear Lodge in Burgess Junction. The cost of this meal is NOT covered in the registration costs. Estimated cost of this meal is $20 - $25.
  • Porcupine Campground is a National Forest Service fee area. The cost of the campground IS COVERED in your registration.
  • Tents & sleeping pads are NOT provided. Each participant will need to bring their own tent and sleeping pad.
  • Each registrant/group attending is responsible for their own transportation to and from our Porcupine Campground meeting place. For those interested in flying to our Adventure, Billings Logan International Airport in Billings, MT is the closest viable airport to our Adventure destination.
  • After your arrival, there will be brief times of traveling to get to some of our Adventure locations. We will need registrants to volunteer to drive their vehicles in a manner that is best conducive to carpooling.

What We Provide

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  • Campsites
  • Guided Adventure
  • Life-changing Teaching
  • All Camp Meals
  • Campfire Snacks
  • Great People
  • Fresh Air
  • Amazing Scenery
  • Unforgettable Memories

Packing Necessities

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  • Tent
  • WARMSleeping Bag
  • Sleeping Pad/Air Mattress
  • Pillow
  • Good Hiking Boots/Shoes
  • Backpack
  • Camera
  • Camping Chair
  • Weather Appropiate Clothing
  • Bible
  • Large Case of Water
  • Extra $ for meal at Bear Lodge  ($20-$25 recommended)
  • Rain Gear
  • Base Layers
  • Sun Screen
  • Journal

Extras You May Want

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  • Trekking Poles
  • Extra Snacks
  • Flashlight
  • Pocket Knife
  • Chap Stick
  • Bug Spray
  • Coffee Mug (If you're a coffee drinker)
  • Body Wipes

Physical Recommendations

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This is VERY important. The Big Horn Mountain Adventure features three days of moderate/strenuous hiking. We will spend the majority of our time above 9000ft. While Man Up Adventures always pledges to maintain a safe trailside environment, we also acknowledge that keeping a steady hiking pace is most advantageous for the group as a whole. Because of this we ask that all participants undergo the necessary training prior to the Adventure.

While our goal is not to exclude men from participating in our Adventures, for the sake of group dynamics and the respect of your fellow Adventurers, we strongly encourage each participant to honestly evaluate their level of physical fitness prior to registering.

Although we are not licensed medical professionals, we reserve the right to ask you not to participate if we feel that your health is at risk.

Registration & Cancellation Policy

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Registration Policy

There is a $50 non-refundable processing and registration fee included in the cost of your Adventure/Campfire registration.

Cancellation Policy

We offer a full refund (minus the $50 processing and registration fee) to those who cancel anytime up until 90 days prior to the Adventure/Campfire.

Due to the up-front costs involved in preparing for such trips, cancellations that occur at, or within 90 days of the trip date are non-refundable. Due to the need for mutual commitment, this policy is extremely firm. When registering for one of our trips, each participant signs off that they've read and understood the above Cancellation Policy.



Because every Adventure needs a Guide*

Your Big Horn Mountains Adventure Guides*

Let's not kid ourselves, we know that when it comes to the adventure of manhood, God is the greatest guide. There's no greater adventure than the journey towards the discovery of the man inside. God's formation of great leaders frequently led them outside - into the wilderness. Moses found himself and his God on the backside of nowhere. It was the God-ordained wilderness experience that inaugurated a young David into an influential king. Even Jesus launched his ministry immediately after a time in the wilderness. The bottom line: The wilderness makes you Man Up. As your Adventure Guides*, let us lead you into the wilderness on a similar journey into authentic Biblical manhood.

Galen Thompson

Galen Thompson

Adventure Guide*

Husband, Father, Teacher, Training Coordinator — North American Missions, & Co-Founder of Man Up Adventures.

Nathan Thompson

Nate Thompson

Adventure Guide*

Husband, Father, Missionary to the Family, & Co-Founder of Man Up Adventures.



Are you ready to take the plunge?

Register for your Adventure

We've planned it, prayed over it, and set it up. Now all that's left is for you to make it happen! Click the button below to register! There are only 16 slots available for this Adventure! You can ensure your spot by filling out the registration form and by submitting your payment using the button below.
This is where your Adventure begins!


* Man-Up Adventures does not provide liability or any kind of insurance for protection of individuals, groups, organizations, or others who may participate in a Man-Up Adventure.

In consideration for your participation in Man-Up Adventures, you hereby release and forever discharge Man-Up Adventures from any and all actions, causes of actions, claims and demands for, upon or by reason of any damage, loss or injury, which hereafter may be sustained by participating in Man-Up Adventures.

While we are very familiar with the geographical terrain that our group will be Adventuring over, We (Nathan & Galen) reserve the right to use the term "Guide" loosely. We are not associated with, nor do we represent, the State of Wyoming, Big Horn National Forest, or any of its entities, and are not registered outdoor "guides" with any lodge, company, or outfitting group.