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Backpacking | Dolly Sods, WV - $150.00

On this trip we will backpack a section of trail in the historic Dolly Sods Wilderness Area in West Virginia. Participants will develop technical skills for hiking trips. OAC Trip Leaders will provide guidance on how to set up tents and cook in the backcountry, teach proper group etiquette, and facilitate discussion on outdoor leadership and transference. This trip is appropriate for novice and experienced backpackers looking to build community in a true backcountry experience.

This is a backcountry trip: Participants on this trip will sleep in tents and there will be no access to showers, running water, or other modern amenities. Trip leaders will teach participants how to dispose of waste properly by following Leave No Trace ethics.

Trip fee includes: All meals, transportation, trip leader instruction, and activity-specific gear rental (excludes personal clothing and footwear).

Difficulty level: 3 out of 5. Please reference the OAC Physical Challenge Scale for additional fitness information.

This trip is offered for academic credit: After registering for the trip, email adventure@osu.edu requesting permission to be enrolled.

On this trip we will backpack a section of trail in the historic Dolly Sods Wilderness Area in West Virginia. Participants will develop technical skills for hiking trips. OAC Trip Leaders will provide guidance on how to set up tents and cook in the backcountry, teach proper group etiquette, and facilitate discussion on outdoor leadership and transference. This trip is appropriate for novice and experienced backpackers looking to build community in a true backcountry experience.

This is a backcountry trip: Participants on this trip will sleep in tents and there will be no access to showers, running water, or other modern amenities. Trip leaders will teach participants how to dispose of waste properly by following Leave No Trace ethics.

Trip fee includes: All meals, transportation, trip leader instruction, and activity-specific gear rental (excludes personal clothing and footwear).

Difficulty level: 3 out of 5. Please reference the OAC Physical Challenge Scale for additional fitness information.

This trip is offered for academic credit: After registering for the trip, email adventure@osu.edu requesting permission to be enrolled.

Program Offerings

OAC - Backpacking Dolly Sods, WV
Spring 2019

No Spots Available
Summary Dates Time Location Status
Fri, Apr 5 2019 at 3:00 PM until Sun, Apr 7 2019 at 8:30 PM Fri, Apr 5 2019 - Sun, Apr 7 2019 3:00 PM to 8:30 PM OAC

There will be a mandatory pre-trip meeting the week of March 25, 2019 in the OAC Conference Room. Your Trip Leader will notify you via email with details about the meeting time. This trip plans to departs on Friday, April 5, 2019 at 3 p.m.

*If the trip is full, please sign-up for the waitlist.

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There will be a mandatory pre-trip meeting the week of March 25, 2019 in the OAC Conference Room. Your Trip Leader will notify you via email with details about the meeting time. This trip plans to departs on Friday, April 5, 2019 at 3 p.m.

*If the trip is full, please sign-up for the waitlist.


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