Sicily: Volcanoes, Fishies and Fun!

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Wow, our first trip to Sicily was a complete blast!  Sicily marks our 3rd and latest sailing destination.  This terrific group has now been to all 3 of our sailing destinations:  Amalfi Coast, Croatia and Sicily. (Next up Greece?!)  Thanks to our LOCAL Sicilian Skipper, Daniele Egitto, this trip was totally dialed.  We also had two people in our group that have been on OVER 10 Mountain Spirits journeys! We can’t thank them enough for…

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Croatia 2018 with the Sun Valley Crew

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CROATIA September 2018 Our latest Croatia trip was extra special as we were really not “guiding” as much as traveling with a group of great friends from Sun Valley.  Thanks tons to Holley du for putting together a Legendary Group of Sun Valley-ites.  The stories from past and present were CLASSIC!  This group has some serious years of sailing experience amongst them and it was such a blast to see them work as a true…

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Dolomites Family Trip June 2018

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SUMMER is a great time for a FAMILY TRIP in the Dolomites!  In June we took a fabulous Idaho/Washington family on our classic Dolomite hiking, canyoning and via ferrata trip.  We started in Arco with a fun warm up via ferrata called “Via Ferrata Colodri.”  Via Ferrata Colodri is an introductory via that gives everyone an idea of what in the world IS a via ferrata and answers the question of what it is exactly…

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Antarctica!

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In December we  sailed across the Drake Passage to Antarctica!  What an incredible journey it was.  We were happy to sail across as the early explorers did.  (You can bet I wouldn’t be saying that if it had been rough!) We experienced waves rated 3 out of 10 (1 being the “Drake Lake” and 10 the “Drake Shake”).   The trip across takes around 48 hours and all the while you are being escorted by…

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