By Michael Restivo Caroline Van Hemert is a biologist, adventurer, and author, who’s book The Sun Is a Compass, documenting a 4,000-mile journey from the Pacific Northwest to the Arctic, was the winner of the 2019 Banff Mountain Book Competition … Continued
Kyoto Culture & Kumano Kodo Trek Imagine getting the opportunity to walk ancient pilgrimage trails, trek beneath flowering cherry blossoms, explore Japan’s most sacred temples, and indulge in traditional Japanese hospitality. The Kumano Kodo trek is one of two pilgrimage … Continued
Imagine getting to bike under golden aspens. Imagine crisp mountain air, early winter vistas, and some of the most classic mountain biking routes in Colorado. Colorado Mountain Club is offering an exclusive trip to the heart of Independence Pass, one … Continued
Soaring mountains give way to magnificent glaciers, towering rock formations, pristine fields of ice and stone, and some of America’s most classic trails. In the winter, Glacier National Park becomes a veritable wonderland of mountains contrasted with frozen waterways, snowy … Continued
Imagine sharing a cappuccino with the towering spires of the Dolomites. Imagine discovering historical treasures by day such as Leonardo da Vinci’s The Last Supper and the preserved body of Otzi, the prehistoric iceman. Imagine visiting antique churches dating from the Middle Ages, battlefields of World War I and staying in luxurious hotels and refugios with delicious food. Welcome to the Dolomites, the natural wonder of Northern Italy, where Italian style meets some of Europe’s most extraordinary mountain scenery. If you enjoy world-class hiking with a touch of style, you don’t want to miss the Colorado Mountain Club’s trip to the heart of the Dolomites. From the fashionable streets of Milan to the rustic alleys of Corvara, we’ll explore the best of Northern Italy in this exciting tour. Here are five reasons to hike the Dolomites with the Colorado Mountain Club.