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SPRING BREAK: HIKE THE LEGENDARY APPALACHIAN TRAIL
Spend spring break hiking the world famous Appalachian Trail!
Spend spring break hiking the world famous Appalachian
Trail. Our route will explore the southern end of the trail
through the legendary Great Smoky Mountains. We will
likely talk with Appalachian thru-hikers who are just
beginning their 2,069 mile journey to Main. Days will be
spent backpacking 5-12 miles, and our nights will be spent
at either campsites or in AT shelters and one evening will
be spent in a hostel. Plan on a mild athletic pace, stunning
views, and simple living with new friends.
DEPART: 4PM FRIDAY, MARCH 8
RETURN: 8PM SUNDAY, MARCH 17
Register By: Noon, February 24
We Provide: Transportation, Group Gear, Food, Instruction
You Provide: Your own backpack, hiking boots/shoes,
clothing and personal camping gear. (Backpacks are
available for rent through RSOP.) A full equipment list is
available on our website.
Appalachian Trail Hike Trip website here
Cost: $495 UMD Students/$768 Others