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10 Things You Didn’t Know about the Salmon River

The Yellowstone Teton Adventure might start in the two national parks that give the trip its name, but the second half of the adventure involves a multi-day raft trip on the Salmon River. This section of river is so popular with rafters and kayakers that there is a lottery system that awards permits to a […]

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Introducing our 2022 trip leaders!

We are so excited to announce our leadership team for summer 2022! On June 3, our directors, regional directors, and trip leaders will gather for a five-day retreat near Mt. Hood in Oregon. Here, we’ll start bonding as a leadership team; pore over trip itineraries; share our collective expertise as review safety, policies, and procedures; […]

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What We’re Reading (Part 1)

An interesting theme sprouted up this month when I asked our team to recommend some of their favorite books! The stories of all three of the titles listed below circulate around environmental action, though the message is incorporated in diverse ways. Braiding Sweetgrass is non-fiction with a focus on indigenous knowledge, The Overstory is solemn […]

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Denali

A select number of lucky Adventure Treks students have caught a glimpse of Denali, North America’s tallest mountain, on clear days during our Alaska Expedition. The mountain is located in the third largest national park in the United States, and the backpacking route used by AT students is within Denali State Park, just southeast of […]

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Friendships Forged in the Outdoors

Let’s set the scene: It’s the opening day at Adventure Treks! Students have arrived, the group is on their way from the airport to their first campsite, and the van is filled with nervous laughter and typical “get to know you” questions: “where are you from?” “how was your flight?” “have you ever done this […]

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Student Essay: My Leadership Adventure Semester Experience

By Katie Stevens, Adventure Treks Leadership Adventure Semester 2021 alum Our Leadership Adventure Semester students seeking college credit submit an essay as part of their academic requirements. Katie Stevens, who attended our summer 2021 Leadership Adventure Semester in the Pacific Northwest, wanted to share her essay and experience with the Adventure Treks community.  Before this […]

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