ripresa (ripresa) wrote,
ripresa
ripresa

Anyone up for backpacking the Appalachian Trail in November?

http://www.rei.com/adventures/trips/weekend/smb.jsp

I am really really close to committing to this trip. Have to train for it though.. gotta be able to carry 35 lbs over 13 miles.

edit:

Also found the outfitter REI is using, we can create our own customized trip that's not as strenous, for beginner backpackers, be cheaper, as in just 2 nights and 3 days. If we also stay the night before and the night after the trip, just camping in the state park, that will be a 4 night and 5 days trip.

Otherwise if I can't get enough people then they have a women's trip that I'll do:
http://www.awalkinthewoods.com/pages/wd_women.htm

So chime in if you're interested! I'm looking at sometime between the last weekend of Sept to Early Nov.
Tags: backpacking, outdoors
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