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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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What Hunger Taught Me

What Hunger Taught Me

Summit Adventure participants (pictured above) eat very well on course, but Summit Executive Director Tom Smith wasn’t as lucky on an outdoor course during his youth. Read his story below.  This year marks the 30th anniversary of a powerful lesson that hunger revealed about my sinful nature. I like food. A lot. Especially when I know…
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Surprise Snow Storms and Comfort Zones

Surprise Snow Storms and Comfort Zones

“Well, haven’t you been praying for this?” That’s what my mom asked, while laughing, after I finished telling her about my 6-day stint on Summit Adventure’s Immersion Service & Adventure Semester (ISAS) 12-day backcountry expedition. I paused for a second. That wasn’t the response I was expecting, but God sure had been answering my prayers….
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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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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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