The perfect weekend for the aspiring thru-hiker! This lodging, workshop, and hike package will give you all the tools you need to tackle an Appalachian Trail (or other long trail) thru-hike in 2020. Saturday will be a comprehensive workshop covering all the basics of thru-hiking. Workshop topics will include gear, trip planning, nutrition, and physical and mental preparation. While the course is geared toward thru-hikers, it is a great workshop for those wanting to exerience the trail through day hiking and section hiking, and is an informative introductory backpacking class. On Sunday, hit the trail with your instructor for a taste of the Appalachian Trail on a half day hike. This trip is open to all ages, genders, and experience levels.
Trip Cost: $300 per person. Price includes lodging Friday through Sunday, meals Saturday lunch through Sunday breakfast, a full-day thru-hike workshop, and a guided half day hike. Price does not include personal items (clothing, shoes, medication, water bottles, etc) or gratuity for your guide.
For more information or to register for this workshop, see our website: https://blueridgehikingco.com/overnights/thru-hike-cram-session-feb2020