Spring Break: Backpacking
Saturday, March 2 to Saturday, March 9, 2018
Savage Gulf, South Cumberland State Park, TN
$235 / $255
Sign-up by: Wednesday, 11/14
Pre-Trip Meeting: Wednesday, 11/28 at 5:30 p.m.
South Cumberland State Park is home to the Great Stone Door, numerous waterfalls and spectacular overlooks. It is located about 120 miles SE of Nashville on the Cumberland Plateau. We will go backpacking from Saturday to Saturday, and we will cover a total of 49 miles, checking out all three arms of the gulf. For most days, we will be hiking 6-8 miles a day. Temperatures can be in the 50's to 70's during the day, and 30's to 50's overnight. This trip is designed for both experienced and beginner backpackers. We will go on a local training hike before the trip.
Estimate trip duration: 11 a.m. Saturday, 3/2 - 5 p.m. Saturday, 3/9
COST INCLUDES: transportation via a 12 passenger van, "while backpacking" food, group equipment, permits, and camping fees. Space is limited to the first 10 people that sign up, so don't delay.