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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Olympic National Park

Adventure Treks has been visiting the Pacific Northwest for 28 years; in fact, our very first trip took place in Washington and Oregon! A favorite spot of students and instructors alike, Olympic National Park offers every kind of terrain, from rugged seashores to high alpine peaks, with biodiverse flora and fauna in between. Here are […]

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Recognizing Different Learning Styles in the Outdoors

What are learning styles? We all process new information differently! There are many “styles” of learning that define the way that someone best receives and retains new knowledge. One or multiple styles might apply to any individual. Below are the four most common learning styles defined. 1. Visual These are folks who learn best by […]

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An Experience is Often the Best Gift

Updated 12/16/2021 Every year in December, I begin searching for the “perfect gift” for my kids. There are things that they want or “need,” but many of those things are not what I am excited about giving them. The marketing aimed toward consumers, especially at this time of year, erases the line between “want” and […]

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Honoring Native American Heritage Month

As you may know, November is Native American Heritage Month, dedicated to honoring indigenous peoples and their culture, and learning about and understanding the true history of Natives in America. The heritage of Native Americans, Alaska Natives, and First Nations of British Columbia (National Indigenous History Month is celebrated in June in Canada) is a […]

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Mt. Shasta

Fun facts about Mt. Shasta As any Adventure Treks student who has climbed Mt. Shasta can tell you, this mountain has a lot going on. From spectacular beauty and long-range views to spectacularly strange claims of extraterrestrial activity, the history and folklore of one of our favorite mountaineering destinations is worth looking into. Here are […]

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Pura Vida! Start Your Spring Gap in Costa Rica

Our inaugural spring Leadership Adventure Semester (LAS) gap program is filling up! We are so excited to embark on this adventure with our students. The first two weeks of spring LAS will take place in beautiful, warm, sunny Costa Rica. Straddling two oceans and continents, Costa Rica is home to some of the greatest biodiversity […]

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