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September 2015

Basic and Intermediate Survival (Batesville, Arkansas)

September 26, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
University of Arkansas-Batesville, 2005 White Dr
Batesville, AR 72501 United States
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This is a chance to pick up both Phase I and Phase II of our wilderness survival classes on the same day. These classes will be held at the at the University of Arkansas-Batesville in Batesville, Arkansas. You will need to register and sign up for the class with the University in Batesville, Arkansas (870-612-2082). You can welcome to take a individual phase of the class, or take both phases of the class. Each phase will cost $32.00. The morning…

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December 2015

Upper Buffalo Wilderness Area

December 19, 2015 @ 7:00 am - December 20, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
Buffalo National River, AR United States + Google Map

This hike will be into the Upper Buffalo River Wilderness area of the Ozark National Forest and the Buffalo National River.  It will be on some non-maintained trails to start and then turn into a bushwhack hike past several waterfalls, along the Buffalo River and Whitaker Creek.  The terrain will vary from rolling wilderness to steep and rugged areas, boulders and downed trees and logs.  This is a beautiful area into a rugged and remote area. We will meet at…

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January 2016

Rock House Hollow

January 16, 2016 @ 7:00 am - January 17, 2016 @ 5:00 pm

This is a new area where we have not done a group hike.  This area as many others in the Ozark Mountains is very rugged and remote.  We will hike along an old logging road to enter the area and then follow the stream through Rock House Hollow past some waterfalls and under a rock bluff shelter before meeting Cave Creek.  From here we will follow cave Creek upstream and camp for the night.  On day 2 we will explore…

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February 2016

Dismal Hollow

February 6, 2016 @ 7:00 am - February 7, 2016 @ 4:00 pm
Ozark National Forest, Hagarville, AR 72839 United States + Google Map

This will be a two day bushwhacking trip into Dismal Hollow located northwest of Nail, Arkansas.  If you want to make this into a day hike you can, but will be on your own for finding your way back to the vehicle.  This hike will take us down into the Dismal Hollow canyon and follow the main stream past some nice waterfalls and bluff lines.  There are no trails, so fitness, foot work and ability to move over rocks, boulders,…

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Embracing Fear, Failure and Pain

February 18, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Meyer Center, 3545 South National
Springfield, MO United States
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This is a motivational talk by Satori Adventures and Expeditions founder and climber Dan Nash about how to embrace three key things that can transform your life and allow you to achieve your goals and dreams.   This event is free and open to the public.

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May 2016

Fitness Hike

May 7, 2016 @ 3:00 am - 11:00 am
Compton Trail Head, Compton, AR United States + Google Map

This is our annual fitness hike and was originally set up helping our friends to test their fitness level for mountaineering trips and expeditions, but has evolved into a fun way to test your overall fitness and have a great time in the outdoors. The hike itself will start at the Compton Trail head and will consist of going down the canyon to either the Hemmed in Hollow waterfall, or the Buffalo River and then back up the mountain.  You…

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Memorial Day Weekend Ride and Hike

May 28, 2016 @ 7:00 am - May 30, 2016 @ 4:00 pm
Haw Creek Campground, Pelsor, AR United States + Google Map

This is a new event which will be a camp out at the Haw Creek Falls Campground located on Arkansas 123, 14 miles west of Pelsor, Arkansas.  Each morning we are going to road cycle through the mountains of the Ozark National Forest and you can choose to ride from 30-50 miles per day.  These rides will vary from rising from Haw Creek Campground to near Pedestal Rocks and back to riding from Haw Creek to Hagerville and Bullfrog.  The…

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June 2016

Intro to Backpacking, including Gear, Clothing and Equipment

June 4, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Grace United Methodist Church, 600 South Jefferson
Springfield, 65806 United States
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This is the premier introduction to backpacking class in the mid-west.  This class will cater to beginners and experienced backpackers alike and cover basic backpacking skills, everything you want to know about clothing, equipment and gear.   We will also have the most wide ranging types of gear to display and let each student check out during the class.  If you would like to improve your skills or just want to learn, this is the class for you.  Some of…

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September 2016

Exploring the Ozarks and the World

September 29, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

This is a community event sponsored and hosted by Gearhead Outfitters located at 501 SW A Street, Bentonville, Arkansas. The event will be a fun outdoor event including a slideshow and talk by Satori Adventures and Expeditions founder Dan Nash who will discuss climbing mountains around the world and exploring some of the most beautiful and remote areas of the Ozarks. This will be a great event for all backpackers, climbers and hikers, whether interested in spending time in the…

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November 2016

Richland Creek Wilderness

November 5, 2016 @ 7:00 am - November 6, 2016 @ 4:00 pm
Ozark National Forest, Hagarville, AR 72839 United States + Google Map

UPDATE:  October 10, 2016:  This trip will be lead by Nancy Probsfeld and will be a bit less strenuous than normal as there will not be quite as much bushwhacking into some very rigorous areas.  That being said, a large portion will still be off trail and fitness will still be important. This is our traditional trip to kick off the backpacking season.  This trip will consist of a 2 day backpacking trip into the Richand Creek Wilderness Area.  We…

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