Category: International Trip Reports

  • Amalfi Urban Hike – Lower Trail of the Valle delle Ferriere CAI-325 – October 13, 2021

    Amalfi Urban Hike – Lower Trail of the Valle delle Ferriere CAI-325 – October 13, 2021

    This month, I had the opportunity to visit friends at CAI-Pisa to discuss the exchange for next year. After, the meeting I made a trip the to the Amalfi Coast. This peninsula is remarkable for the rugged cliffs that plunge into the Gulf of Salerno and the notable towns of Sorrento, Positano, and Amalfi that […]

  • Presentation on CAI Exchange Program to Padua – Recording

    On Tuesday, May 25, CAI-PNW member Linda Blevins gave a presentation about and showed photos of our Exchange to Padua.  Toni Williams served as moderator and summarized information about CAI-PNW and its activities.  The second part of the Exchange was to have happened last August with hikers from Padua coming to the PNW.  However, due […]

  • Slideshow: CAI-PNW Trips 2004-2019

    Steve Johnson has created a video slideshow of photos from CAI-PNW’s local and international trips and exchanges.

  • Presentation: Hiking In the Italian Dolomites

    CAI’s Steve Johnson gave a presentation on hiking in the Italian Dolomiti to the Mountaineers’ Global Adventures Committee.

  • Padova Exchange Report

    The Exchange began Sunday,August 25, with 15 members of CAI-PNW being welcomed into the homes of their CAI Padua hosts. Monday, Aug. 26 Our group assembled for a guided walking tour of Padova, focused on  a broad range of cultural and historical information. Some highlights were the Scrovegni Chapel, legendary Pedrocchi Cafe “coffee without doors” […]

  • Summary of Past International Trips

    CAI–PNW organized, from 2002 to 2017, the following international activities also: 2002 International Trip along the Amalfi Coast for CAI-PNW members, in cooperation with the CAI Section of Cava dei Tirreni May 3-19: Hiking Italy’s Scenic Amalfi Coast July 26-August 11, 2002: Australian Exchange to PNW (with Mountaineers) 2003 Exchange with CAI Sections of PI&MI, […]

  • Iceland 2018

    After we finished breakfast and making lunch sandwiches, our rental car driver showed up to shuttle our four drivers to the Lagoon Car Rental office. We all signed our lives away and picked up the two passenger vans. Ron and John followed Rob and Steve back to Our House, where we piled everything in the […]

  • A CAI-PNW Trip of 16 days in Iceland

    July 17-August 3, 2018 Incredible waterfalls, dramatic mountains, rugged fjords and remote fishing villages are just a few of the scenic and cultural treasures to be found as we travel Iceland’s famous Ring Road, a narrow ribbon of civilization that circles the island. Along the way we will do some hiking, bird-watching and photography. From the […]

  • Norway 2017

    Norway 2017

    View the trip report on Adobe Spark.

  • Croatia 2016

    In the fall of 2015 we began planning for our CAI-PNW trip to Croatia that included cultural experiences as well as hiking adventures.  The following sixteen CAI members participated in the trip:  Flo and John Burnett, Ida Callahan, Diane Clifford, Clarence Elstad, Steve Johnson, Karen Kornher, Lynne and Paul Kipping, Bev & Ron Riter, Ann […]