Join your fellow Princetonians and hike Italy’s spectacular Dolomite region alongside Outdoor Action Director Rick Curtis '79.

Prepare to be dazzled by the monumental beauty of the Dolomites, with majestic pinnacles, pillars, spires, and rock faces that change color at different points throughout the day. Travel from north to south in Austria and Italy, covering all the must-see sites of this magnificent range. Take in forests, surreal rock formations, glacial lakes and high alpine meadows on daily hikes, enjoy picnic lunches with stunning backdrops, and then unwind back at your comfortable hotels.

Please note: This active journey requires excellent physical condition. All registered guests must be able to participate in challenging daily hikes from three to eight miles in length that last from two to nine hours a day.

About the Study Leader

Rick Curtis '79  has served as the Director of the Outdoor Action Program since 1981. He is the author of The Backpacker's Field Manual widely regarded as the best wilderness field manual available for outdoor programs. Rick is also the founder and CEO of Well-known in the outdoor education community, Rick is an experienced author, web designer and programmer. He has led backpacking and trekking trips around the world and enjoys biking, kayaking and Telemark skiing.

Trip Details

  • Dates: July 10-18, 2020
  • Cost: $5,395 per person, double occupancy
  • Deposit: $1,000 per person
  • Activity Level: Challenging


To make a reservation, fill out the form in the trip brochure or contact Princeton Journeys at 609-258-8686 or

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