Peru Trek with EMM

Peru Trek with EMM

Walk on this remote trail around the Salkantay Mountain in Peru, which ends at the base of Machu Picchu, with a group of adventurers who are passionate about travel and doing some good in the world. Each step on the 43.5 mile Salkantay trail is to help the PROMESA school get to their new land. Before stepping onto the Salkantay Trail, we will explore the Sacred Valley and catch a view of Rainbow Mountains... all part of bringing the promise of a new school to the children in Cusco, Peru.

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Winter activities in Whistler Blackcomb


Explore this epic resort town by foot, skis, snowboard, snowmobile, helicopter, or snowshoes and see all that British Columbia has to offer. The word from professional skier, Anna Segal, whose home mountain is Whistler, is that the beginning of April is a perfect time to visit Whistler Blackcomb. The mountain is open longer, the crowds have diminished, and the conditions on top of awesome!

Dates: April 3 - 9, 2019 (not including travel dates)

Lodging: 6 nights in a 4-Star One Bedroom Suite with kitchen in Whistler Village (accommodates up to 4 adults)

Cost: $ 620 per person (lodging only, based on double occupancy)

$480 per person (lodging only, based on triple occupancy)

$410 per person (lodging only, based on quadruple occupancy)

Steep Grade: 3/5 (Demanding) - Skiing/Boarding (other activities available)

Limited based on room availability - $200 deposit reserves spot - Registration closes on March 5, 2019 or when we reach capacity (no refunds after March 5, 2019)

Accommodations at a 4-Star One Bedroom Suite with a Kitchen
Lift Tickets (optional additional fee)
Transport to/from Vancouver Airport (optional additional fee)

Does not Include:
International airfare
Activity fees
Travel Insurance

Activity options:
Skiing/Snowboarding (lessons available)
Cross Country Skiing
Ice Skating
Olympic Slide Park
and exploring the surrounding community

Trip includes:
•   Transport from Vancouver Airport to Whistler Village (optional additional fee)
•   6 nights in a 4-Star One Bedroom Suite with Kitchen (sleeps up to 4 adults)
•   Discounted lift tickets
•   Assistance with scheduling of other activities


Pictures from Whistler Blackcomb Resort



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Tour du Mont Blanc


Hike through France, Italy, and Switzerland on the Tour du Mont Blanc! The trail circumnavigates Mont Blanc passing through villages and mountain houses. Each night we will stay in a Gite, Rifugio, or Hotel dotted along the path. This is a self-guided tour where each person carries their own gear. Opened to seasoned hikers!

Dates: September 2 - 12, 2019 (not including travel to/from Geneva Airport)

Lodging: Combination of hotels, gites or rifugios (mountain lodges with shared bunk rooms or double occupancy rooms)

Cost: $1400 (Limited to 9 people. $500 deposit to hold your spot)

Steep Grade: 4/5 (Demanding) - Approximately 100 miles

Tentative Schedule (route contingent on confirmation of lodging):

Monday, Sept. 2, 2019 - Arrive in Chamonix - 4-Star Hotel

Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019 - Bus to Les Houches and the trailhead - Hike about 7 hrs to Chalet CAF des Contamines

Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019 - Hike about 8 hrs to Auberge Refugio du la Nova in Les Chappieux

Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019 - Hike about 7.5 hrs to Rifugio Maison Vielle

Friday, Sept. 6, 2019 - Hike about 6.5 hrs to Hotel Lavachey

Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019 - Hike about 6.5 hrs to Hotel Edelweiss

Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019 - Hike about 5 hrs to Champex Lac - Au Club Alpin (or similar)

Monday, Sept. 9, 2019 - Hike about 5 hrs to Hotel Col de la Forclaz

Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019 - Hike about 5 hrs to Auberge la Boerne

Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019 - Hike about 6 hrs. to Chamonix - 4-Star Hotel

Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019 - Depart Chamonix

9 nights lodging listed above (exact lodging contingent on availability)
Breakfast and Dinner while hiking & breakfast in Chamonix
Self-guiding route map
Transport from/to Geneva airport

Does not include:
Lunches on the trail and lunch & dinner in Chamonix
International Airfare to Geneva Airport
Certified guide or porters
Bus transportation (Chamonix to Les Houches - a few dollars)
Gondola rides (optional)
Emergency medical evacuation insurance (required)