Upcoming courses and trips can be found on the Ripple Adventures Facebook page
facebook.com/rippleadventures or through the website, rippleadventures.com. Or stop by Environeers to meet Brian and inquire in person. You won’t meet a friendlier guide.

Environeers Recommends Ripple Adventures for Trips & Local Courses

We highly recommend Ripple Adventures for outdoor courses and national and international trips. Brian Luther, the gear manager at Environeers, is also the owner of Ripple Adventures. He has been leading groups into different ecosystems for the last 24 years.

His guiding includes local courses in beautiful Florida locales, as well as trips to the Appalachian Trail, Colorado, the Dolomite Mountains in Italy and more. He is experienced teaching hiking, basic and advanced backpacking, mountaineering, rock climbing and other courses to help you enjoy your time in the outdoors. Before Ripple Adventures, Brian was a lead instructor for Outward Bound and several similar companies out west.

Local Courses Include

  • Orienteering (compass skills) 101 and 201
  • Backpacking 101 and 201
  • Camp Cooking
  • Knots

Adventure Trips Include:

  • Backpacking on the Appalachian Trail
  • Backpacking on the Florida Trail
  • Exploring the Dolomite Mountains of Italy
  • Backpacking in Colorado

What's new at Environeers

TODAY! Last Meeting Until Fall! —— Appalachian Trail Club of Florida’s May meeting TODAY at Environeers! — MONDAY, May 2 at 6:30 PM. — Trail Talk, Gear Talk, Guest Speaker, and more — BRING A CHAIR! — 
The Appalachian Trail Club of Florida is made up of people who love the AT and have hiked it, are hiking it, or want to hike it.  We are backpacking enthusiasts who love to talk about our past, present, and future hikes, as well as the gear we use.  We meet several times a year and have speakers who are hikers, authors, trail angels, historians, and curators from the local and national backpacking community.   We look for local opportunities to improve our trails in the Sarasota-Bradenton community.  Our meetings are informal and open to all, whether current hikers or not, and last about 60-90 minutes.  All are welcome.

For more information, contact Greg Fisher at  860-478-5841, or email greg2158@gmail.com
The Appalachian Trail Club of Florida’s April meeting TODAY at Environeers! — MONDAY, APRIL 18 at 6:30 PM. — Trail Talk, Gear Talk, Guest Speaker, and more — BRING A CHAIR! — 
The Appalachian Trail Club of Florida is made up of people who love the AT and have hiked it, are hiking it, or want to hike it.  We are backpacking enthusiasts who love to talk about our past, present, and future hikes, as well as the gear we use.  We meet several times a year and have speakers who are hikers, authors, trail angels, historians, and curators from the local and national backpacking community.   We look for local opportunities to improve our trails in the Sarasota-Bradenton community.  Our meetings are informal and open to all, whether current hikers or not, and last about 60-90 minutes.  All are welcome.

For more information, contact Greg Fisher at  860-478-5841, or email greg2158@gmail.com
We will be closed Easter Sunday. Happy Easter 🐇 to all who celebrate!