ATLAS ADVENTURE:  3-Day Executive Rock Climbing & Backpacking in Lake Tahoe Sierra Nevada 

What to Expect

  • Kick ass adventure leadership experience led by executive coaches Chris Hardwick & Charlie White and adventure legend Dave Nettle.
  • Rock climb, Backpack the Tahoe Skyline Traverse. Backcountry thriving (shelters, cooking, food, water and navigation).
  • Gain insight and motivation from the collective wisdom of the team.
  • Reaching a breaking point and rising up. Increase your failure threshold and discover you are capable of so much more.
  • Practice regular accurate reflection generating self and situational awareness. Learn the tools to reflect on lessons learned from failure, broken moments, relationships, imperfection, family, vulnerability.



  • Team meet up at Alpenglow Expeditions Office at Palisades at 0900.
  • Gear up and prep for departure.
  • Head to Via Ferrata and ascend together.
  • Meet our bags and lunch at the top of Via Ferrata and set out on the Tahoe Skyline Traverse.
  • Backpack to Mountain Meadow Lake.
  • Set up camp and dive into camp life.
  • Mini Learning segments integrating mountain life with leadership.
  • Wrap up the evening at camp with a delicious dinner


  • Wake and enjoy a ridgeline sunrise.
  • Hardy breakfast followed by striking camp and packing up.
  • Backpack along the PCT then over the summit of Mount Judah to Donner Peak (about 10 miles).
  • Stops along the way include learning opportunities around communication, problem solving, and navigation.
  • Lunch at the historic Benson Hut.
  • Dry camp near summit of Donner Peak and historic Emigrant Trail.
  • Enjoy fantastic views, stars and more during this amazing night.


  • Break camp in the morning after a delicious breakfast and beautiful sunrise.
  • Backpack to Donner Pass at the PCT trailhead and on to School Rock climbing location.
  • Exchange backpacking gear for climbing harnesses, shoes and helmets.
  • Rock climbing orientation and clinic on basic skills including rappelling, lowering, and belaying.
  • Lunch at the top of the rock.
  • Complete advanced climb and meet at the top for celebration.
  • Gather for dinner and closing ceremony prior to departure.
  • Optional nights stay


  • June 7th-9th Adventure
  • Integrated Executive 1:1 Coaching Sessions
  • Guide service for all segments
  • Rock Climbing Gear, Via Ferrata Gear
  • Group Camping Gear Including Tents, Camp Kitchen, (Excludes personal gear)
  • Food and Drink
  • Transportation to and from RNO
  • $250 Add-on for Sunday Night Stay



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Chris Hardwick
Chris Hardwick is an Executive Business Coach who takes on the toughest challenges and delivers them successfully. He is appreciated for his honesty and engaging leadership style, as well as the ability to inject fun and learning into any situation.
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Charlie White
Charlie guides executives and leaders who may have already experienced success, but who may be experiencing a feeling that something is missing. Whether the challenge is burnout, conflict avoidance, or just a general lack of inspired energy, Charlie offers the tools and path for leaders to step into a better version of themselves, and to empower positive change. 
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