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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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Janet Nye Reflects on Whitney Classic Bike Ride Fundriaser

Janet Nye Reflects on Whitney Classic Bike Ride Fundriaser

The Whitney Classic, a 135-mile endurance bike ride from Death Valley to the Mt. Whitney Portal, is Summit Adventure’s annual fundraiser. The ride starts in extreme heat and ends in frigid cold temperatures, gaining over 15,000 feet of elevation along the way. This year Summit Adventure board member Janet Nye completed the entire ride. Below is Janet’s…
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Buy a T-Shirt, Support Summit Adventure!

Buy a T-Shirt, Support Summit Adventure!

We’re super excited about a new partnership we have with Spunsor, a company that helps raise money for nonprofit organizations through t-shirt sales. Here’s how it works: Spunsor gives broad direction to designers to come up with t-shirt designs that match their own interpretation of a nonprofit’s mission. The designs aren’t the official logos of…
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Rainier Report: Summit ED Guides Father Son Team

Rainier Report: Summit ED Guides Father Son Team

On June 23, 2013, Summit Adventure’s Executive Director, Tom Smith, led a father and his son on a summit attempt of Mt. Rainier, a volcano located some 80 miles outside of Seattle, WA. Standing at 14,410 feet and covered with more than 25 glaciers, Mt. Rainier is considered by many to be the pinnacle of…
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Adventure With Purpose

Adventure With Purpose

Summit Adventure, located at Bass Lake, offers a variety of life changing adventures By Tiffany Tuell — ttuell@sierrastar.com Being thrown out of your comfort zone is what Summit Adventure is all about. Whether you’re scaling a mountain in the Ansel Adams Wilderness, volunteering in Ecuador or walking the Jesus Trail in Israel — Summit Adventure…
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