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Grand Canyon Backpacking Trip

Sunday, February 26, 6 am to Saturday, March 4, 2017, 5 pm
Campus: 
Dayton
Audience: 
Current Students

Cost:                            $450.00 plus plane ticket ($100 deposit to register)

 

Participant Limit:        10       

 

Activity Level:              Intermediate – Advanced     Must be able to hike independently on strenuous terrain while carrying up to a 40 lb backpack. This trip is not appropriate for anyone with a fear of heights or exposure. *This trip is strenuous and requires a pre-trip fitness screening.

 

Location:                     Grand Canyon National Park

           

Trip Description:         Challenge yourself over spring break backpacking 29 miles through one of the most spectacular canyons in the world. Elevation will range from 6,400 ft on top of the South Rim to 2,200 ft along the Colorado River. Participants will carry a full backpack with personal and group gear, and travel along difficult and remote terrain. This trip includes five days and four nights in the canyon with a rest day at the bottom to enjoy the magnificent Colorado River.

 

 

Cost Includes:              ORC trip leaders, transportation on location, all backpacking equipment, meals on location, park fees and permits, and two nights in a hotel.

 
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