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Backpacking | Grayson Highlands - $145.00

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).

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Grayson Highlands Backpacking
Spring 2019

9 spot(s) available
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Fri, Mar 29 2019 at 3:00 PM until Sun, Mar 31 2019 at 8:30 PM Fri, Mar 29 2019 - Sun, Mar 31 2019 3:00 PM to 8:30 PM OAC

There will be a mandatory pre-trip meeting the week of March 17, 2019 in the OAC Conference Room. Your Trip Leader will notifiy you via email with details about the meeting time. This trip plans to departs on Friday, March 29, 2019 at 3 p.m.

*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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There will be a mandatory pre-trip meeting the week of March 17, 2019 in the OAC Conference Room. Your Trip Leader will notifiy you via email with details about the meeting time. This trip plans to departs on Friday, March 29, 2019 at 3 p.m.

*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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