Backpack Mount Mitchell

Apr 17 - Apr 19

Overnight Trip


Opens on Jan 16 9:00 am


Braja Smith

Challenge yourself while living out of a backpack and summiting Mt. Mitchell, the highest peak East of the Mississippi! Keep in mind, this trail is one of our most physically challenging hikes on the schedule. Don’t let that stop you; a little teamwork goes a long way. We will depart early Friday morning and will return late Sunday night.

Registration Includes:

– Group camping equipment (tents etc.)

– All meals (usually vegetarian)

– Transportation

– CORE swag!

– Experienced Guides

Registration Does Not Include:

– Personal gear (i.e. sleeping bag, backpack, sleeping pad, headlamp). Feel free to rent outdoor gear from us! Participants get 10% off for their TRiP. More info here:



– Backcountry camping

– No electricity

– No running water

– No flushing toilets

– No showers


Your mandatory pre-trip meeting date and time will be listed on your receipt email.

All trips are non-refundable and non-transferrable unless cancelled by CORE.

If this trip is full, call CORE at 352-294-1040 to get on the waiting list.

Did you know CORE is carbon neutral? Your registration fee includes a $1 contribution to help us stay sustainable.

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