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Oh, the places you'll go! There is fun to be done! Somehow you'll escape all that waiting and staying. You'll find the bright faces.
Congratulations! Today is your day. You're off to Great Places!You're off and away!

This group is for the young at heart! . . .for those who want to explore, discover, learn and create. . .for those seeking thrills and spills. . .for those who just want to get away! All the things you've wanted to do. . .all the little known places and secret escapes. . .Some events are kid friendly, some are definitely NOT!. . .and don't forget Fido! He found the right spot. All are WELCOME!

be your name Buxbaum or Bixby or Bray
or Mordecai Ali Van Allen O'Shea,
you're off to Great Places!
Today is your day!
Your mountain is waiting.
So get on your way!

-Dr. Seuss

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Trekking the Full Circuit of Patagonia (Chile) (co-ed)

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THIS IS BETTER THAN THE W TREK - WE'RE DOING THE ENTIRE CIRCUIT OF PATAGONIA. ONLY 7 SPOTS OPEN. TRIP DATES: JANUARY 15 TO 28, 2020. Bookings go fast for this trek so we are planning this as early as possible. I'm finalizing the pricing for the group but want to give you advance notice that this is happening. Prices should be final in the next 7 days or so. This is in support of the social enterprise, Peak Explorations, which advances the roles of women and indigenous communities in the trekking tourism industry. Learn more about the trip and PE here: https://www.peakexplorations.com/patagonia ITINERARY DAY 1: Arrival in Santiago, Chile DAY 2: Fly to Punta Arenas. Overnight in Punta Arenas. DAY 3: Early bus to Puerto Natales. DAY 4: Entry to Patagonia with our first day of trekking. Overnight in Seron. Distance & time: 13 kms/8 miles. 4 hours. DAY 5: Second day of trekking. Overnight in Dickson. Distance & time: 18 kms/11 miles. 6 hours. DAY 6: Third day of trekking: Overnight in Los Perros. Distance & time: 11 kms/7 miles. 4.5 hours. DAY 7: Fourth day of trekking. Overnight in Grey. Distance & time: 22 kms/14 miles. 11 hours. Garner Pass crossing. DAY 8: Fifth day of trekking. Overnight in Paine Grande.Distance & time: 11 kms/7 miles. 3.5 hours. DAY 9: Sixth day of trekking. Overnight in Frances. Distance & time: 13 kms /8 miles. 7 hours. DAY 10: Seventh day of trekking. Overnight in Torre Central. Distance & time: 12 kms/7 miles. 4.5 hours. DAY 11: Eight day of trekking. We hike to the base of the "Towers." Overnight in Puerto Natales. Distance & time: 22 kms /14 miles. 8 hours. DAY 12: Extra hiking day or free day in Puerto Natales. DAY 13: Bus from Puerto Natales to Punta Arenas. Fly to Santiago. Overnight in Santiago. DAY 14: Fly home. TREK & TRIP STYLE This trek is STRENUOUS given the elevation gain and loss and the possible low temperatures. You must be physically fit, in good health, and preferably with recent backpacking/hiking experience. You will be carrying your personal items including tent, sleeping bag and mat, snacks, etc. Consider this trek as a lighter version of backpacking and a more advanced version of day hiking. Although you will need to carry your tent, sleeping bag and mat, you don't need to carry 8 days worth of food as breakfast, lunch and dinner are provided each day. Please note that we will be staying in tents during the trek and hostels/guesthouses in Santiago, Punta Arenas and Puerto Natales. INCLUSIONS: ​Airport transfers All bus transfers All meals during the trek (full board) All campsites during the trek All accommodations in Santiago, Punta Arenas and Puerto Natales A licensed local guide for the full circuit trek and a trip leader Park fees Porter service for Los Perros EXCLUSIONS: International flight Round trip flight from Santiago to Punta Arenas Hotel before/after trek Travel/medical insurance Meals in the cities Optional activities in Santiago, Punta Arenas and Puerto Natales Gear rental (possible in Puerto Natales) Tip for your guide(s) and trek staff are optional but highly encouraged if you enjoy your trek PRICE: Will depend on group size. GET TOGETHER: It's set for February 3 at 2pm at Teaism Penn Quarter in DC. Questions? Email me: [masked]

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BHUTAN: Jomolhari Trek & Culture Trip

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