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Backpacking | Grayson Highlands, VA - $150.00

On this trip we will backpack a section of trail in forested Grayson Highlands, 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 forested Grayson Highlands, 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

Grayson Highlands Backpacking
Spring 2019

2 spot(s) available
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Summary Dates Time Location Status
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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