**Stay tuned for new trip dates as countries open up!
- NEW! NORTHERN LIGHTS PHOTO SAFARI ~ FEB 1-10, 2022 (fully booked)
Join Kim in Fairbanks, Alaska, for a photo safari to (hopefully!) capture the Northern Lights! Kim will be teaching Night Sky Photography on this trip and picked this week because of the new moon January 31 (which means no moon/dark sky). Next year we will be taking our photo safari to Norway so if you miss this one, check out the photos on @mtnspiritslife on Instagram and drop us a line!
- NEW! ICELAND HELI SKI ~ FEB 26~MARCH 20, 2022 (fully booked)
Iceland has become one of the world’s top tourist destinations and what better way to see Iceland? Pete joins up with local Icelandic guides that offer the most unique ski experience in Iceland. February is a great month to combine skiing with viewing the Aurora Borealis! Down day activities are endless in this land of cultural and geological beauty. Email Pete for more info!
- GREENLAND HELI SKI ~ APRIL 7~30, 2022 (fully booked)
Somehow Pete has managed to NOT miss a season in Greenland since 2020 ~ even during COVID. Pete and Greenland have a special relationship and skiing with Pete in Greenland is hands down THE MOST EXCLUSIVE ski trip on earth! This year we will ski from the new ship, Tulu, owned and Skippered by our same beloved partners, Ellen and Anders. Each day we will explore a new fjord and adjacent mountain range sharing no runs with other helicopters or skiers. Come and experience Polar Powder for yourself and see why Pete is returning for his 23rd season in a row!
- CANYONLANDS/BEARS EARS HIKING with Kim MAY 7~14 & MAY 27~31, 2022
Last spring we ran two fantastic backpacking trips in Canyonlands/Bears Ears to raise money for Nepali families that are in dire need and this spring we are doing the same. Each trip is 4 nights/5 days backpacking and exploring ancient ruins, petroglyph and pictograph panels deep in Bears Ears. We are also able to organize day hikes from VRBO accommodations for those not into backpacking. Contact Kim for itineraries and details ~ space is limited and popular!
- Escape the smoke in the west and VIA FERRATA in Italy! JULY 15~30 (space available) AUGUST 1~10 & 1~30, 2022 (August fully booked)
This 7 to 10 day trip can be customized for your family or friends for any week in the summer. We begin this adventure in Arco, Italy, the heart of adventure in the Italian Alps. After a couple of days of exciting adventures in Arco, we head into the stunning Brenta Group of the Dolomites. Day by day we hike through the Brenta sleeping and dining in comfortable Italian mountain lodges. Each day offers options for hikers and for the more intrepid, via ferratas. On either end of the trip, we can add on the beautiful cities of Verona and/or Venice. Drop us a line for more details. Ciao!
- CHILE HELI SKI with Pete AUGUST 2022 (stay tuned for dates and updated info)
Pete returns to Chile in August for epic heli-skiing in the Andes. If you love to ski and have not skied in the Andes, then contact Pete pronto! The Andes are an amazing blend of volcanoes, rugged rocky peaks and cold, dry Chile Powder.
- SAILING & HIKING IN CROATIA ~ SEPTEMBER 2022 (fully booked)
Currently our most popular trip! This amazing journey begins exploring the historical Old City of Dubrovnik followed by one week of sailing the incredible Dalmatian Islands. To see what these trips look like, check out our blogs and our Instagram ~ @mtnspiritslife or Trip Reports here on our website!
- SAILING & HIKING IN TUSCANY~ OCTOBER 2022 ~ (fully booked)
- TREKKING IN NEPAL ~ NOV/DEC 2022 (space available)
LAST BUT NOT LEAST FOR 2022! We will return to our Mountain Spirits roots by heading to Nepal for a 3 week trek. This will be a teahouse trek and will take us high into the Himalaya where the idea for Mountain Spirits began. Details are forming as the country opens up. Tentative plan is to depart after Thanksgiving until mid December. Drop us a line if you are interested in joining us in Nepal back where it all began!