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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