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A Bridge Worth Crossing

A Bridge Worth Crossing

Editor’s note: The following is a blog post written by Carey Smith–Summit Instructor and wife of Executive Director Tom Smith–in which she reflects on overcoming challenges throughout her exploration of Patagonia during Summit Adventure’s first trekking course in that region.  We started our trek crossing the most rickety, terrifying, worn-out wooden bridge you could imagine…And it was…
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Why Young Adults Need Community Living

Why Young Adults Need Community Living

Throughout my time working at Summit Adventure, I have enjoyed the privilege of witnessing the marvel of young adults thriving in community together, despite their stark differences. A few years back, Bobbie and Tanya arrived at an ISAS semester, choosing to spend their “study abroad” immersed in close-quarters community. Bobbie, a laid-back musician with little…
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5 Reasons We’re Heading to Patagonia in South America

5 Reasons We’re Heading to Patagonia in South America

At Summit Adventure, we continually endeavor to venture out on international courses because they allow us to combine our traditional outdoor adventure elements with service and cultural immersion experiences. So far, we’ve journeyed to Ecuador, Mexico, and the Holy Land, and this winter we’re traveling all the way to the tip of South America to add…
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