Ultimate Dolomites

Traversing from West to East

Leaders

Here are the Trip Leaders scheduled for this journey (please note that leader assignments are subject to change).

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Teresa Baldi

Departure Dates: July 10-21, 2023

Teresa Baldi, daughter of veteran WT Trip Leader Stefano Baldi, grew up on a farm owned by her family on the hills surrounding Florence. She has a degree in art history at the University of Florence and when she is not helping on the farm, a working agriturismo, she ...

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Mike Browder

Mike Browder leads WT adventures from Corsica to the Alps and northward to the fjords of Norway. He has worked in outdoor settings all his life, directing parks and recreation programs in Bend, Oregon, coaching ski teams, and mountain climbing in North America and ...

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James Fuss

Departure Dates: August 29-September 9, 2023

James Fuss is a trekking guide, photographer, cyclist, and chef extraordinaire. Born and raised in South Australia, James found his wanderlust early on family camping trips across Australia. His love of the culinary arts is deep-rooted as well, and as a young chef, he ...

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JoAnn Lantz

From hiking the scenic peak of Monte Solaro in Capri and staying at the picturesque Lagazuoi lodge in the beautiful Dolomites to ice-breaking (and often hilarious) karaoke nights in Naples, Trip Leader JoAnn Lantz manages to weave together unforgettable highlights ...

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Sebastiano Leone

Departure Dates: July 10-21, 2023

Sebastiano Leone knows that traveling is always better when you’re being led by your senses, whether it's on a cultural exploration in Sicily, where he knows all the local hotspots and best places to savor authentic local cuisine and wines, or in the alpine ...

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Tania Masi

Born in Florence, Italy, of an American mother and proud Florentine father, Tania Masi was raised with an appreciation for both American and European cultures. Her passion for hiking has started at a very early age and today she holds an International Mountain Leader ...

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Vicky Sotriffer

Vicky Sotriffer thrives in new places as an adventure-seeking traveler and Trip Leader. She has led trips on nearly every continent for more than 10 years, including safari hikes, city tours, and sea kayaking trips. Originally from South Tyrol, Italy, Vicky now ...

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Leila Thompson

Departure Dates: August 29-September 9, 2023

With a solid repertoire of outdoor skills including rock climbing, river guiding, and mountaineering, Leila Thompson surely lives the life of an adventurer. Since the early 1990s, she has led trips for us in Nepal, India, Tibet, Republic of Georgia, Canada, and ...

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Daniel Windham

Departure Dates: August 29-September 9, 2023

Daniel Windham, born in Georgia's foothills, discovered his passion for the mountains at an early age while backpacking on the Appalachian Trail. After moving to northern Italy, becoming a mountain guide, and running a mountain hut with his Italian wife, he returned ...