Past Hikes

2019 Cross Israel Hike

Join us in Israel this fall on our 12th Annual OneFamily Canada Hike and experience Israel in a unique and powerful way. Enjoy a spectacular journey through the Galilee Region of Northern Israel, with five days of hiking in an area rich in history, culture, ancient and biblical archaeological sites, magnificent vistas with caves and fortresses, lush agricultural lands, unique wildlife and much more.

You will experience world class hiking on some of the finest routes in Israel, hiking side by side with those whose lives have been shattered by terror and war. Together, we will put our feet on the ground to help support the life changing programs for more than 12,000 bereaved, injured and psychologically traumatized Israelis who are being helped by OneFamily.

2018 Cross Israel Hike

Join OneFamily Canada on a unique and spectacular journey through the Arava Valley and Eilat Mountains in the Southern Negev. Enjoy five days of hiking in a region rich in history, ancient culture and archaeology, magnificent vistas, lush agricultural lands, unique wildlife, and much more.

You will experience world-class hiking on some of the finest routes in Israel, hiking side by side with those whose lives have been shattered by terror and war. Together, we will put our feet on the ground to help support the life-changing programs for more than 12,000 bereaved, injured and psychologically traumatized Israelis who are currently being helped by OneFamily.

2017 Cross Israel Hike

Join OneFamily Canada on an incredible journey through the spectacular Golan Heights. Enjoy five days of ever-changing hiking surrounded by some of Israel's most picturesque and historic scenery, from the panoramic views of Mount Hermon to the magnificent waterfalls of the Banias and Yehudiah.

We will explore the Golan’s rich biodiversity and historical significance while hiking side by side with those whose lives have been shattered by terror and war in Israel. Together, we will help support the more than 12,000 bereaved, injured and psychologically traumatized Israelis who are currently being helped by OneFamily Fund.

2016 Cross Israel Hike

If your heart is in Israel, why not bring your feet there too? Join OneFamily Fund Canada on a trek through the magnificent Negev region, the gateway to the desert. The Negev offers spectacular natural, historical and archeological sites, surprising springs and brilliant star-gazing. A highlight of the trip will be the hike around Mitzpe Ramon, the Ramon Crater.

Throughout the hike, we will hike side by side with those whose lives have been shattered by war and terror in Israel. Together, our footsteps and our funds will help support the more than 12,000 bereaved, injured and psychologically traumatized Israelis who are currently being helped by OneFamily Fund.

2015 Cross Israel Hike

If your heart is in Israel, why not bring your feet there too? Join OneFamily Fund Canada on a trek through the magnificent Judean Hills region, on the shores of the Dead Sea at the edge of the Judean desert. Hike through one of the most spectacular places on earth, exploring caves, riverbeds and archaeological remains, including Masada. A highlight of the hike will be a visit to the Qumran Caves, where the Dead Sea Scrolls were found.

We will stay at the breathtaking Ein Gedi Nature Reserve, a scenic oasis abounding with beautiful waterfalls, natural spring-fed pools and a stunning variety of wildlife.

Throughout the hike, we will walk side by side with those whose lives have been shattered by war and terror in Israel. Together, our footsteps and our funds will help support the more than 12,000 bereaved, injured and psychologically traumatized Israelis who are currently being helped by OneFamily Fund.

2014 Cross Israel Hike

We will begin our five-day hike through Northern Israel’s Upper Galilee at the white chalk hills of Rosh Hanikra by the Mediterranean Sea, and finish our magnificent journey at the Sea of Galilee.

We will hike through Nachal Kziv in the Western Galilee, beneath the ruins of the majestic Montfort Fortress. Our hiking trails will wind along flowing streams, through lush forests of unique flora and fauna. As we hike, we will observe a variety of cultures including the Druze village of Hurfeish, as we make our way to Mount Meron.

As we traverse the Summit Trail of Mount Meron, Israel’s second highest mountain, we will enjoy spectacular views of the upper Galilee. Passing the burial place of the famous Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai, we will walk alongside the Amud River, finally completing our Sea to Sea journey with a triumphant splash in the Sea of Galilee.

2013 Cross Israel Hike

Join One Family on an amazing trek through the hills surrounding Jerusalem and join us in celebration of Israel’s 65th birthday.

Spend 5 glorious and adventurous days hiking through wonderful scenery including the Northern Judean desert. Hike through thousands of years of history while exploring ancient Biblical sites, ancient caves, monasteries, ancient wells, modern agricultural settlements, small goat cheese farms, emerging artists' studios and the best of Israel’s flourishing boutique wineries.

Enjoy a diverse and exciting array of evening activities, connect with victims of terror in a uniquely personal way, and finish this experience in a spectacular ascent to Mt. Herzl... for the experience of a lifetime.

2012 Cross Israel Hike

Join One Family on an amazing trek through the magnificent Negev and Ramon Crater region. This part of the Negev is one of the most enchanting regions in Israel with spectacular hiking, nature, hidden pools and adventure.

The Ramon Crater is the largest naturally occurring erosion crater in the world and contains unique geological formations. The Ramon Nature Reserve encompassing the crater is the largest nature reserve in Israel. This is “the” region for serious hiking in Israel.

Spend 5 glorious and adventurous days hiking through the rugged mountainous terrain of the Negev and Ramon Crater regions...experience the breathtaking Ramon Crater, Tzin Valley and scenic oases. Enjoy a diverse and exciting array of evening activities, connect with victims of terror in a uniquely personal way, for the experience of a lifetime.

2011 Cross Israel Hike

Join One Family on an amazing trek through the magnificent Ein Gedi region, on the shores of the Dead Sea at the edge of the Judean desert, one of the most spectacular places on Earth. Spend 5 glorious and adventurous days hiking through the rugged mountainous terrain...experience the breathtaking Ein Gedi Nature Reserve, a scenic oases abounding with beautiful waterfalls, natural spring-fed pools, and a stunning variety of wildlife.

Explore the area’s many archaeological sites, including Masada. Enjoy a diverse and exciting array of evening activities, connect with victims of terror in a uniquely personal way, for the experience of a lifetime.

2010 Cross Israel Hike

Join us on an incredible journey through the spectacular Golan Heights, hiking for five days over challenging terrain through some of Israel's most picturesque and historic scenery.  Discover Israel in a most unique way!

Experience Israeli culture and some well deserved R & R while staying at a friendly Kibbutz Guest House. Participate in a variety of exciting and informative outings and excursions. Take in panoramic views from the top of Mount Hermon’s peaks and traverse the stunning waterfalls of the Banias and Yehudiah. Visit Nimrod fortress built in 1220 and the archeological remains of a 1st century synagogue. Taste wines from some of Israel’s finest vineyards

2009 Cross Israel Hike

Join One Family Fund on its annual Cross Israel Hike, October 25-29, 2009. Be part of an incredible journey through the spectacular Southern Negev. Hike for five days over challenging, mountainous terrain through some of southern Israel’s most dramatic scenery. Experience Israeli culture and some well-deserved R&R, while staying at a friendly Kibbutz Guest House and a unique Eilat hotel experience. Participate in a variety of exciting and informative outings and excursions. Explore Israel in a most unique way!

Beginning in the Schoret Canyon, ascend to soaring heights through the majestic Arava Mountains and end the adventure with a well-deserved swim in the Red Sea near Eilat, sharing tales of beauty and challenges faced along the way. Everything will be provided: just bring your clothes, your hiking boots and your enthusiasm.

2008 Sea to Sea Hike

Join OneFamily November 2-6, 2008, on an incredible journey through the upper Galilee on its inaugural year of the Sea-to-Sea OneFamily Hike.

Walk a total of 61 challenging kilometers over 5 days through some of northern Israel 's most spectacular scenery. Experience Israeli life and some well deserved R&R while staying at Kibbutz Guest houses each night. Learn, live and taste Israeli culture by participating in a variety of exciting outings and excursions.

So get ready to dip your feet into the ocean near the majestic caves of Rosh Hanikra on the morning of Day 1, and then end Day 5 with a well-deserved swim in the Sea of Galilee, sharing tales of the beauty and challenges faced along the way. Everything will be provided: just bring your clothes, your hiking boots and your enthusiasm.

One Step. One Life. One Family.