FAB: HIKE & HELP IN THE PISGAH NATIONAL FOREST, NC

Oct 14 - Oct 16

Overnight Trip

Registration

Opens on Aug 31 12:00 am
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Contact

Braja Smith

B.Smith2@ufl.edu

Join Florida Alternative Breaks (FAB) as we journey through the Pisgah National Forest near Black Balsam to complete trail maintenance in the nearby pine forest! This will be a unique backcountry experience exploring the area while also giving back by preserving it for future use. We will be leaving early Friday morning and returning late Sunday evening.

REGISTRATION INCLUDES:

  • Group camping equipment (tents etc.)
  • All meals (usually vegetarian)
  • TRANSPORTATION
  • 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: http://recsports.ufl.edu/outdoors-adventure/outfitter-rental

AMENITIES:

  • Backcountry camping
  • No electricity
  • No running water
  • No flushing toilets
  • No showers

CHALLENGE LEVEL = MEDIUM

Trip includes hiking with a heavy backpack over mountainous terrain with gradual elevation gains and losses. All CORE trips include instruction on basic backpacking skills, but expect to be challenged physically on this trip.

PRETRIP MEETING:

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

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REFUND POLICY:

  1. Trips can not be transferred.
  2. Trip refunds will be granted only if:
    1. Trip is cancelled by CORE.
    2. A paid replacement has been found.
    3. A $10 base processing charge or 15% of the registration price, whichever is greater, will be assessed.
  3. Replacement requests must be made at least 2 weeks prior to the scheduled service offering start date.
  4. Participant has documented medical circumstances preventing participation.

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