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Peak ascents, laughter in the rain: a 10-Day Youth Adventure

Peak ascents, laughter in the rain: a 10-Day Youth Adventure

From July 17th to the 26th, Summit Adventure instructors Daniel Hiebert and Kristen Narum took out five young adults backpacking on a 10-day adventure leadership course through the Sierra National Forest and Ansel Adams Wilderness. Upon their return to Summit’s Base at the end of their trip, I had the privilege to interview three of…
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Adventures in joy: an interview with Go For It! instructors

Adventures in joy: an interview with Go For It! instructors

Since the early years of Summit Adventure’s foundation, Tim Hansel instituted an adaptive program which still runs today, known as our Go For It! course. The course allows for individuals with physical and intellectual disabilities to engage in outdoor adventure activities, led by a team of instructors. During the summer 2015 Go For It!, a group…
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21 Reasons to do a 21-Day Expedition

21 Reasons to do a 21-Day Expedition

With the oak trees already sprouting their leaves out here in central California, summertime will be here faster than you can say “Where are my shorts?” Ready to get summer adventures on your mind, too? Out of all of Summit Adventure’s open-enrollment summer courses, the 21-Day Leadership Expedition (for ages 16+) is the longest course…
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Summer 2015 Open-Enrollment Course Opportunities

Summer 2015 Open-Enrollment Course Opportunities

Looking for adventurous ways to spend your summer? Perhaps you’re interested in honing your leadership skills or backcountry savvy, or maybe just looking for an opportunity to break out of the urban jungle for some quality time in the pine-scented Sierra air. Whether you’re a youth, young adult, middle-aged mountaineer, person of mixed ability, or…
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