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Whitney Weekend Schedule

Whitney Weekend Schedule

For those heading to Lone Pine, CA for the Whitney Classic, there are a few schedule changes from last year that you should know about. Please see the schedule below and contact us at jake@summitadventure.com if you have any questions. We’re looking forward to seeing everyone there!   Please help us keep the Whitney Classic…
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Whitney Classic History

Whitney Classic History

As we gear up for the 35th Whitney Classic, some of you might be wondering how this crazy bike ride fundraiser got started. Riding a bike over 130 miles in sweltering heat and freezing cold with nearly 15,000 feet of elevation gain might seem a little excessive to some, but the current Whitney Classic is actually pretty tame…
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Meet our Semester Students

Meet our Semester Students

Summit Adventure offers a for-credit semester program that combines elements of adventure, cultural immersion and service. Meet the students joining us this semester, in their own words. Special thanks to Carey Smith for putting this together.   Darby Voeks My name is Darby Voeks and I am from Minneapolis, MN. I attend the University of Wisconsin…
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Sheehan Family Writes About Experience on Course

Sheehan Family Writes About Experience on Course

Summit Adventure started offering a new course this past summer for single parents and their children. Jana Sheehan and her three kids were the first to experience this new course. Jana was kind enough to let us share her thoughts on the course and why it was so meaningful for her family during one of…
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Joshua Tree Climbing and Service Custom Course

Joshua Tree Climbing and Service Custom Course

Summit Adventure is based in Bass Lake, California, right outside of Yosemite National Park. With such an amazing course area in our backyard, many people are surprised to learn that we offer programs far away from our home base. One of our favorite course areas is in Southern California, where for the past few years…
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Summit Adventure Partners With Great Lakes Christian College to Create Outdoor Leadership Minor

Summit Adventure Partners With Great Lakes Christian College to Create Outdoor Leadership Minor

Great Lakes Christian College announced today that they have partnered with Summit Adventure to create an Outdoor Leadership Minor. The new program will allow students to earn credits toward a Minor in Outdoor Leadership by participating in Summit Adventure’s Immersion Service and Adventure Semester (ISAS). Summit Adventure’s ISAS program combines a mix of academic study,…
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Tom’s Story of Service From Ecuador

Tom’s Story of Service From Ecuador

Summit Adventure has a semester program called Immersion Service and Adventure Semester (ISAS), which takes place in California and Ecuador. During the Ecuador portion of the semester, ISAS students spend time doing service, high-altitude mountaineering and cultural immersion. Summit’s Executive Director, Tom Smith, wrote this account of the Ecuador service component of the program from…
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Summit Executive Director Tom Smith Publishes Debut Book!

Summit Executive Director Tom Smith Publishes Debut Book!

We’re delighted to announce that Summit Adventure’s Executive Director, Tom Smith, is now a published author! Tom’s debut book, Hold Mine Hand: The Incomparable Wisdom and Humor of Young Boys, is intended to “offer the hand of inspiration and renewal to other parents struggling to raise children amid a messy world.” The title of the…
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Connecting Thoughts and Feelings – No Small Task!

Connecting Thoughts and Feelings – No Small Task!

Dear Friend, Are you ready? This month delivers Advent, Christmas, the end of one year, and the start of another! I hope this will involve joyous celebrating for you and your loved ones. After all, it is the season when we get an infant’s visit from heaven and perhaps enough busyness to make us long for…
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