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Backpacking (5 days) | Shining Rock Wilderness - $300.00

This introductory backpacking course is an experientially-based excursion focusing on the basic skills necessary to safely plan, prepare for, and embark on short-stay overnight trips to wild lands. Students will carry everything they need in a 35-40lb. backpack up to ten miles over rocky and/or forested terrain.

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.

What's Included: Trip fee includes all meals, transportation, trip leader instruction, and activity-specific gear rental (excludes personal clothing and footwear).
This introductory backpacking course is an experientially-based excursion focusing on the basic skills necessary to safely plan, prepare for, and embark on short-stay overnight trips to wild lands. Students will carry everything they need in a 35-40lb. backpack up to ten miles over rocky and/or forested terrain.

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.

What's Included: Trip fee includes all meals, transportation, trip leader instruction, and activity-specific gear rental (excludes personal clothing and footwear).

Program Offerings

OAC- Fall Break Shining Rock Wilderness Backpacking
Fall 2018

2 spot(s) available
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Summary Dates Time Location Status
Tue, Oct 2 2018 at 6:00 PM until 9:00 PM Tue, Oct 2 2018 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM OAC
Wed, Oct 10 2018 at 3:00 PM until Sun, Oct 14 2018 at 9:00 PM Wed, Oct 10 2018 - Sun, Oct 14 2018 3:00 PM to 9:00 PM Off-Site

Mandatory pre-trip meeting: October 2, 6-9 p.m. at the OAC. This trip departs at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, October 10th, 2018.

*If the trip is full, please contact the Outdoor Adventure Center at adventure@osu.edu or 614-247-8680 to be added to the waitlist.

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Mandatory pre-trip meeting: October 2, 6-9 p.m. at the OAC. This trip departs at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, October 10th, 2018.

*If the trip is full, please contact the Outdoor Adventure Center at adventure@osu.edu or 614-247-8680 to be added to the waitlist.


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