Strike out into the world with some of the most inspiring teachers and counselors from North Country School and Camp Treetops. Visit a world-class destination and explore the wild through guided backcountry trips and cultural tours. Learn new skills and gain deeper appreciation through group mentorship with experienced instructors. We offer trips to a range of ability levels, ranging from relaxed cultural tours to rugged backcountry treks.
Peru Cultural Expedition. July 14 - 27, 2019. This cultural tour will take you from the vibrant artistic centers of Lima, Peru to the mountain city of Huaraz, where you will explore ancient history, iconic alpine lakes, local culture, and the impressive mountains of the Cordillera Blanca range. Want more time in Peru? Consider joining us for a third week, during which you will fly from Lima to Cusco to hike the world-famous trek to Machu Picchu.
Cordillera Huayhuash Expedition. July 15 - August 1, 2019. Over the course of 18 days you will prepare for and then circumnavigate the famed Cordillera Huayhuash in the heart of the Peruvian Andes, considered to be one of the top ten treks in the world. Travel with the support of pack mules and sleep in high alpine huts.
Mont Blanc Hiking & Cultural Expedition. August 5 - 18, 2019. Your personal tour guide and driver will shuttle you from stop to stop as you combine day hikes along the famous Tour du Mont Blanc circuit with more relaxing days touring local mountain towns. Along the way, enjoy traditional French, Swiss and Italian meals while looking out over prominent mountain-top views.
Tour du Mont Blanc. August 5 - 18, 2019. This guided tour leads hikers through France, Switzerland and Italy along the famous 100-mile Tour du Mont Blanc. Walk on Alpine trails, past towering glaciers and alongside glistening streams with the comfort of carrying only the essentials. Lazy evenings are spent relaxing over a cold drink and a hearty traditional meal from rustic mountain huts.
Patagonia Expedition. January 4 - 16, 2020. In this tour of four of Chile’s national parks, you will drive in 4x4 vehicles along Chile’s most iconic road, boat through glaciated fiordes, hike a total of six days with stunning alpine views, and wanderlust the days away with majestic flora and fauna.