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Five Years Of Waiting Finally Over

Five Years Of Waiting Finally Over

For over five years my good friend Hom has had a dream of a trekking company in Nepal that might support his ongoing youth work.  This month that dream finally came true with the birth of Nepal Outdoor Adventures (NOA).  I have been working together with Hom for the...

Romania!

Romania!

Last week I had the opportunity to spend time with our friends in Romania.  We spent most of our time doing a training trip to prepare for the coming summer of ministry.  Unfortunately, we were forced off the trail early because of a fierce wind storm and a ripped...

Colorado Trail Training

Colorado Trail Training

At the beginning of every summer season we do a guide training trip to prepare all our guides for a summer of being on the trail.  We practice and train on all the technical skills of guiding and all the soft skills of ministry on the trail.  Not only is this week...

A View From The Summit

A View From The Summit

Every time we climb up a peak it’s a perfect chance for reflection.  You can see where you’ve come from and you can see where you are going. Our path is an important thing to remember especially when we are back in the valley and can’t see around the next bend.  As we...

Colorado First Aid Trianing

This weekend we had our annual Wilderness First Aid course put on by NOLS Wilderness Medicine Institute.  It is such a great weekend we do every year.  This year we had about twenty people go through the WFA course, some for the first time and some for the 8th time....

Czech Repulic Update

I've just returned from my third visit to the KO guys in Czech Republic. It was encouraging for me to see how our friendships have developed over the past two years. Even though I don't speak Czech I feel very comfortable there.  Thanks KO for letting us be a part of...

Jon Hoppin

Jon Hoppin

About Me

I am passionate about helping people find life and purpose with God through adventure, developing young leaders and developing sustainable businesses to provide a means to do that. I also love the outdoors, theology, travel, and technology. I use this site to talk about all these and more.