Mon, Aug 26|
Appalachian Trail Hike-Virginia (August)
Join us on this series of overnight backpacking trips to some of the most gorgeous sections of the Appalachian Trail in Virginia, including McAfee Knob, Dragons Tooth, Mt Rogers, and walk among the wild ponies in the Grayson Highlands,
Time & Location
Aug 26, 2019, 5:00 AM – Aug 31, 2019, 9:00 AM
Virginia, Virginia, USA
About The Event
This trip will give you the opportunity to see some of the most scenic parts of the Appalachian trail and give you a little taste of what an AT section experiences and what life is like on the trail. We will be visiting some of the most photographed areas of the AT on this trip and staying at a combination of hostels, shelters and tent camping during this trip.
An exact itinerary will be posted after the dates/month have been set.
Listed below is an example itinerary (may be altetered due to weather, etc):
August 26-Leave for the AT, arrive in Damascus, VA.
August 27-Shuttle up to Grayson Highland State Park, overnight camp along the AT.
August 28-Hike back to vehicle, leave for McAfee Knob. Hike into McAfee Knob (camp at shelter).
August 29-Hike to McAfee Knob camp at shelter or on trail.
August 30-Return from McAfee Knob, hike back to vehicle and head to Dragon's Tooth. (Day hike). Stay are area hostel.
August 31-Depart back to the Midwest.
Event ticket prices will be $450 per person, $650 with gear rental, $725 with hammock option. Price includes parking fees, transportation/tolls from designated pick up point, all state/trail permit/parking or trail fees, hostile/hotel lodging on August 26 & August 30 as well as official Appalachian trail Virginia backpacking maps 3 & 4.
A minimum of 4 people need to be registered for this event prior to Aug 1, 2019 for this event to run. Max capacity for this trip is 8 people.
Due to the terrain and difficulty of this trip, we ask that you have prior backpacking experience and able to handle yourself in rugged terrain at elevations of us to 5500'+.
Refunds and Cancellations:
No refunds will be issued for cancellations less than 7 days from the date of the event. All other cancellations are subject to a 50% service fee. Refund will be issued in the form of a check. Please allow 5-7 business days for processing, we will notify you when the refund has been issued. Additional information will be emailed to you after registering.
This reservation is for 1 person. You must obtain your own gear. We will contact you with a list of required and recommended gear prior to the start of the trip.
Admission w/Gear Rental (tent)
This reservation for 1 person with gear rental. We will contact you with a list of additional required gear prior to the start of the trip. Gear Rental includes: -Osprey Backpack -Sleeping bag -Sleeping pad -UL Pillow -1 or 2 person tent -water purifier -Stove/Fuel Canister -Headlamp -Trekking poles -Trowel
Admission w/Gear (hammock)
This reservation for 1 person with gear rental. We will contact you with a list of additional required gear prior to the start of the trip. Gear Rental includes: -Osprey Backpack -Sleeping bag -Hammock Gear Underquilt -Dream Hammock Darien model hammock -Tree straps for hanging hammock -Hammock Tarp -UL Pillow -water purifier -Stove/Fuel Canister -Headlamp -Trekking poles -Trowel