Featured National Outings Trips
Habitat and History at Fort Ord, Monterey, California, Oct 18–25, 2015.
Work on habitat restoration projects on some of the last undeveloped lands on the Monterey Peninsula. Days off may be spent hiking, beachcombing, or visiting the renowned Monterey Bay Aquarium.
Mt. Everest Lodge Trek, Nepal, Oct 22–Nov 13, 2015.
Hike among lush valleys, timeless trails, and soaring peaks on this trip to 18,000-foot Kala Patthar. We'll get close-up views of Mt. Everest, explore bustling Namche Bazaar, and sit with monks at Tengboche Monastery.
Sun, Service, and Whales, Maui, Hawaii, Jan 3–10, 2016.
Celebrate the New Year on a service project brimming with Hawaiian culture, storytelling, and dirt! We'll work in a remote west-Maui valley and take a day for snorkeling and whale watching.
Everglades Eco Adventure, Florida, Jan 10–15, 2016.
Experience four distinct ecosystems by foot, van, and kayak in the company of naturalist guides. We'll end the trip with a three day, two night kayak camping trip in the 10,000 Islands.
Treasures of Thailand: Bangkok, Chiang Mai, and the Andaman Sea, Jan 11–24, 2016.
Explore the sights, sounds, and tastes of Thailand. From Bangkok, we'll venture north to Chiang Mai’s temples and famous night bazaar, visit an elephant camp, and embark on a three-day trek to tribal mountain villages.
Islands in the Sun: Kayaking Cayo Costa State Park, Florida, Jan 24–30, 2016.
Kayak, swim, and fish the clear waters of the Gold Coast. We'll explore sun-drenched islands, view sizzling sunsets, stroll on miles of white-sand beaches, and view manatees, frigates, and dolphins.
Big Island Sampler: Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and the Kona Coast, Hawaii, Feb 24–Mar 3, 2016.
Soak up land, ocean, and Hawaiian culture on Hawaii's Big Island. Based at two comfortable sites, we'll hike, snorkel, swim, and relax; watch evening lava flows; take in cultural sites; and learn about island plants and animals.
Maine Woods Classic Cross-Country Ski and Snowshoe, Feb 28–Mar 5, 2016.
Ski or snowshoe from lodge to lodge on this classic adventure in the remote Maine Woods. Travel light through the backcountry over moderate rolling terrain, with gear shuttled via snowmobile and nights in cozy, rustic lodges.
Side Canyons of the Escalante River, Utah, Apr 12–18, 2016.
Join our llama-supported exploration of two fabled side canyons of southern Utah's Escalante River. Discover natural wonders and history as we hike among desert varnish and towering red sandstone.
Wildlife and Photography Cruise, Prince William Sound, Alaska, May 15–22, 2016.
Explore and photograph the richness and wonder of spring in Alaska aboard our historic yacht. We'll observe tens of thousands of migrating birds, marine mammals, and likely bears, as we cruise this magical fjordland.