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Colorado - Gunnison River Canoeing

 

Paddle and play along the amazing red standstone cliffs of Colorado's Gunnison River.  Relaxed paddling and amazing side hikes to petroglyphs, waterfalls, and swimming holes provide lots of opportunity for adventure!  This outfitted and guided 5 day trip is great for people of any, or no, canoeing experience.  After a fun-filled day on the river joying camping among massive cottonwoods along the waters edge, mouth watering food, a campfire with friends, and star-filled skies.  Wildlife and history abound in this place created over 260 million years ago, "when dinosaurs, not cowboys roamed the wild west."  

 

Date: September 12-16, 2018   Price: From $549

 

Spain - Climbing, Canyoning, Coasteering

 

Explore the Mediterranean coast of Spain on this 9-day adventure that is packed with rock climbing, canyoning, coasteering and via ferratas.  From a basecamp of small bungalows in Spanish towns, you’ll venture out to experience the culture and natural beauty of Spain as you climbing through narrow canyons, jump off cliffs into the blue waters of the ocean, and hike along narrow mountain ledges attached to the safety cables of via ferratas. Stay in Spanish Bungalows and shop in local markets to prepare breakfasts and lunches together as a group.  No experience necessary, just the desire to push yourself, try new things, and have an amazing time!

 

Date: September 1-9, 2018   Price: From $3850

 

Italy — Trekking

 

The Dolomites are in the northeast corner of Italy, close to the Austrian border. From the American point of view, the Dolomites are perhaps Europe's most underappreciated mountain range. Despite their proximity to tourist-thronged Venice, not many Americans visit. Too bad. These ramparts of white and pink limestone thrusting up to 10,000 feet from rolling green meadows are more dramatic and esthetic (albeit smaller) than the familiar movie-logo snow-capped peaks of the Alps just to the north. Three-thousand-foot walls attract hard-core rock climbers, while energetic hikers tread a vast network of superb foot trails serviced by a system of rifugios—overnight huts that are really more like small basic hotels, with food, wine, heat, electric lights, bunks, many with hot showers and sometimes even private rooms. The rifugios allow a hiker carrying only a modest pack to stay out on the trail for days or even weeks at a time—an outdoor luxury virtually impossible on this side of the Atlantic.

Date: August 24 - September 9, 2018   Price: 

 
UK Yorkshire Dale's Way

England — Trekking

 

The Yorkshire Dales and the Lake District are two of England’s most iconic walking areas. Stunning scenery, friendly locals, and good pubs for food and drink greet us each day. Before the trek, spend some time in London off the beaten path with a visit to Hampstead Heath and Highgate Cemetery—go where the tourist don’t go. Travel by train onward to Bath to visit the famous Roman baths and magical Stonehenge. Finally, embark on a 7-day, 79-mile trek through Yorkshire and the Lake District on some of the sweetest paths you’ll ever walk.

 

Date: August 19 - September 1, 2018   Price: From $3435

 
UK Yorkshire Dale's Way

Silverton, CO — In-State Outing

 

The CMC In-State Outing (ISO) has been a Club tradition for over 100 years. Our home base for this year will be the Silverton Lakes South RV Resort in Silverton, Colorado. This area of the state has great access to high mountain lake hikes, both 13,000 and 14,000-foot peaks, hot springs, and the rugged beauty of the San Juan Mountains. The ISO offers a variety of activities that appeal to a wide range of outdoor enthusiasts, including hiking, biking, hot springs soaking, fishing, and sightseeing.

 

Date: August 5 - 10, 2018   Price: From $575

 
Iceland

Iceland — Legendary Laugavegur Trek

 

The Laugavegur Trail was chosen one of the "20 Best Hikes in the World" by National Geographic and we will include the Skógar extension, ending at the stunning 200-foot-high Skógafoss waterfall for a 50-mile trek. We start in Landmannalaugar known for its multicolored rhyolite mountains and hot springs. The breathtaking scenery throughout the 7-day hike includes fields of obsidian, colorful mountains, black sands, geysers, glaciers and glacial rivers. We spend our nights in mountain huts at beautiful remote locations including one at the foot of the glacier Eyjafjallajokull which famously erupted in 2010 and stopped air traffic in Europe.

Date: July 23 - Aug 1, 2018   Price: From $4800

 

Scotland — Great Glen Way, Walk, & Barge

This 11-day adventure seeks to find the Loch Ness monster while barging on Loch Ness at night and hiking the Great Glen Way during the day. We'll start in Glasgow for some good Scottish fun, getting to know Glasgow via a Food Walking Tour. We'll then head to Fort William to hike Ben Nevis, Scotland's tallest mountain at 4,406’ elevation. Our 7-day hiking trek begins along the Great Glen Way and travels alongside a series of lakes and canals including Loch Ness, looking for Nessie along the way. Each night we'll stay on a barge where the 6-person crew caters to our needs, providing local/cultural/historical information and chef-prepared meals for dinner, breakfast, and box lunches. Occasionally we'll sneak to a local pub for revelry. Each night we'll sleep on the custom barge on the Loch, and each day we'll walk the Great Glen Way, not missing a single step of this gorgeous 79-mile trail. We'll end the adventure in Inverness.

Date: May 16 - 26, 2018   Price: From $3860

 

Moab, UT — Mountain Bike & Hike

From our base camp just outside of Moab explore the incredible mountain biking and hiking trails this area of Utah has to offer. Discover a red rock landscape famous for its massive sandstone arches, colorful canyons, and sweeping mesas. Take a side trip to nearby Dead Horse Point State Park or visit iconic Arches and Canyonlands National Parks. Cap each day with a delicious meal and bonfire at camp and enjoy live music and games with your group.

Date: May 16 - 20, 2018   Price: From $395

 

Rafting the Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon — Raft & Hike

Experience the Grand Canyon's hidden areas on this 12-day, hike-intensive raft trip. Hatch River Expeditions will lead our group down 188 miles of river on 35' motorized S-rig boats, while giving us access to hikes in areas that can only be reached from the river.

Date: April 29 - May 10, 2018   Price: From $4877

New Zealand — Two Great Walks

Trek two of New Zealand's Great Walks, the Milford Track and the Abel Tasman Coast Track, both on the South Island and each very unique. Take an overnight cruise on the Milford Sound, a trip from Te Anau to Queenstown on the Backroads Bus, a historic steamship cruise of Lake Wakatipu to Queenstown, a crossing of Cook Strait from Picton to Wellington via the Interislander Cook Strait ferry, and conclude with an overnight stay on Kapiti Island.

Date: March 9 - 25, 2018   Price: From $4050

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