Campus Recreation: Freshman Outdoor Orientation Trip: Roam

Wednesday, August 16, 1 pm to Wednesday, August 23, 2023, 5 pm
Roan Mountain, Tennessee
Current Students

The Freshmen Outdoor Orientation Trip (FOOT) is a unique wilderness experience that will take place before school begins. FOOT offers an amazing opportunity for incoming students to meet a small group of new classmates and establish relationships with older student leaders. Roam is eight days full of backpacking, camping, and giving back to the mountains through service projects. This option great for incoming first-year students who enjoy a challenge and want to be in the wilderness.  

Location: Roan Mountain, Tennessee    

Cost: $400  

Cost Includes: transportation from WSU, permits, camping fees, two night stay in hostel, all meals, all equipment, permits, and trip leaders. 

Activity Level: Beginner - Advanced, no prior experience in activity required.  
Remoteness Scale: Level 3, this is a backcountry trip.   
Physical Challenge Scale: Level 3, this trip is challenging. 

Registration: Up to 16 participants Registration required by July 16. Click here to register.

Questions? Visit the Outdoor Resource Center at 037 Student Union or email

For information, contact
Campus Recreation

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