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What’s in My Pack?

November 15, 2019

Find out what’s in Harrison Newman’s pack and what her must haves are for any adventure!   Hi Moondancers!   My name is Harrison and I work in our Admissions Department here at Moondance HQ! Originally from Charlotte, NC I have made my way to Nashville via The University of Alabama (Roll Tide!) with a…

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2020 Here We Come

August 14, 2019

The 2019 season has come to a beautiful close. Now, we can reflect on another life-changing summer and look forward to the 25th year of adventuring with Moondance.   As we celebrate a quarter of century of Moondance Adventures, we say goodbye to some of the old and welcome some of the new. We find…

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mountaineering on machame route with moondance
Why We Lead: How Could We Not?

June 18, 2019

Moondance’s 24th summer has begun! With over 30 trips already underway, we are officially off and running into Summer 2019.   For ten months of the year we are prepping and anticipating the opening days of the summer. As students and leaders disperse all over the world, we are thankful for the time we are…

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Accomplishment on the hiking trail with Moondance Adventures
Oh, The Places Your Gear Will Take You

May 16, 2019

Unplugged features some tried and true classics and new gear items added to the Moondance Store. Here is a glimpse into the journeys they have taken and where they could take you this summer:   Baggies – Your New Best Friends   These shorts are more than just shorts. They are at once designed for…

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Africa hiking on Moondance
Why We Lead: To Connect

May 9, 2019

This week’s “Why We Lead” feature comes from second year Moondance leader Mary Ottley. Starting her leading career with Kilimanjaro and heading to the Dolomites this summer, Mary jumped into Moondance head first and can’t wait to come back.   Why me? Why Moondance? Why lead? About a hundred responses to these three questions come…

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on horseback | Moondance Adventures
Why We Lead: To Transform

May 2, 2019

This week of the “Why We Lead” series features fourth year leader James Kelley. He has led our Big Wild, Cataract Canyon, Hawaiian Islands, and Ecuador + Galapagos trips, and reflects on the transformative effects of being a Moondance leader.   I never thought I would be grateful for having a sinus infection, but one…

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moondance night views
Why We Lead: To Grow, To Inspire, To Teach

April 11, 2019

Third year Moondance leader Elizabeth Oakes kicks off our “Why We Lead” series with a heartfelt look at the long lasting affect of leading Moondance trips. She has led both our Colorado Trail and Northern Lights trips with an unbridled passion for kids, adventure, and fun.   This past week included a night class with…

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Alaska hiking trails on Moondance
Why We Lead

April 5, 2019

From the youngest kid on a trip to the most seasoned guide, leaders come in every shape and size imaginable. This month, and leading up to the summer, Unplugged features Moondance leaders on why they lead and what keeps them coming back.   The biggest reason leaders do what they do, and do it well, is…

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Climbing for teens this summer at Moondance
Pacific Northwest: The Timelessness of Monkey’s Face

February 20, 2019

The Timelessness of Monkey’s Face Featuring photos from the Moondance Pacific Northwest trip from 2013-2018   The Pacific Northwest hangs out in one of the uppermost corners of the United States waiting to be explored. Many venture to this corner of the country in search of the mountains, ocean, and everything in between. We escape…

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On top of the world on Moondance Adventures
The Draw of the Dolomites

February 5, 2019

The Draw of the Dolomites In August, Adventure Journal featured “The Silence of the Dolomites” video from Casper Rolsted. Steve Casimiro says it well in his introduction, “If you haven’t been to the Dolos of northern Italy, go. You won’t find a more spectacularly or uniquely structured mountain range…” and we could not agree more. The…

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