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A Passion for Adventure: Trish Sare of BikeHike Adventures

Trish Sare (left) and a Maasai woman in Tanzania.


By Everett Potter

Starting an adventure travel company is no easy task. Developing it into a dynamic and financially successful endeavor for nearly 25 years is something else. For a woman in a male-dominated field, it can be even more of a challenge. So meet Trish Sare of BikeHike Adventures, who has done all of the above and much more, all the while taking a long view on culturally sustainable travel. On a BikeHike trip, you can hike, kayak and bike the coast of Montenegro and Croatia, bike the Bolivian Salt Flats and spend nearly two weeks exploring Vietnam and Cambodia. I caught up with the Vancouver-based adventure pioneer recently and had a chance to ask her about how she did it.

Trish, there are only a handful of women who’ve founded successful adventure travel companies. How did you start BikeHike Adventures?

I started BikeHike Adventures 24 years ago with an investment of $1,000, an infectious passion for active adventure travel and a desire to directly immerse travelers into the many different cultures around the world … continue reading

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  1. July 19, 2018 at 3:31 pm — Reply

    “continue reading” link is not activated

    • July 19, 2018 at 3:40 pm — Reply

      Thanks for the heads up, should be working now

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