College Study Abroad Program

A Christ-centered semester abroad spent learning, serving and exploring through classes, service work, home stays, & urban exploration. Students also acquire outdoor skills in mountaineering, backpacking and rock climbing while embarking on adventures in Yosemite, Ecuador and Patagonia…

Private Full & Half Day Adventures

Full day, half day and extended backpacking, rock climbing and rappelling adventures. Book a tour of Yosemite Valley or an expedition into the wilderness with friends, family or coworkers!

Let our experienced guides facilitate an experience for you that you’ll never forget….

Plan Your Own Adventure

Though thousands of students and groups have experienced our standard program components—rock climbing, rappelling, backpacking—with great success on a classic course, for many reasons, some individuals and groups need something different. These groups have unique needs—group size, location, experience level, goals—yet still want what Summit Adventure offers so well: challenge, adventure, and reflection…

Explore Our Courses & Adventures


Teen Backpacking Adventure | June 23-28

This 6-day course that takes place in the southern Yosemite region of the Sierra Nevada and include components of backpacking, rock climbing and rappelling for youth ages 14-18.

Summit Adventure Youth Rock Climbing Course

Youth Rock Climbing Expedition | July 20-23

Learn the fundamentals of Rock Climbing–movement, technique, anchor building and more. Participants will also backpack into the Ansel Adams Wilderness and learn the basics of backcountry living: cooking, camping, map and compass and more!

Open Enrollment Courses

The 2019 Whitney Classic – September 27-29, 2019

The Whitney Classic is an endurance bicycling fundraiser for Summit Adventure and a tradition that has spanned decades. The funds raised in this annual event further the ministry of Summit Adventure. Over half of Summit Adventure’s annual budget is raised through donations.