HONORS BACKPACK THE EVERGLADES AT BIG CYPRESS, FL

Jan 14 - Jan 16

Overnight Trip

Registration

Opens on Sep 1 12:00 am
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Contact

Braja Smith

B.Smith2@ufl.edu

Come explore the Everglades on the most remote section of the Florida Trail! If you want a wild adventure, this one is for you. You’ll traverse the watery wilderness carrying all supplies in your backpack. You’ll wade through Cypress swamps and sleep on small pine islands. No experience is necessary!

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 = LOW-MEDIUM DIFFICULTY

This trip includes hiking with a heavy backpack on varied terrain with minimal elevation. All CORE trips include instruction on basic backpacking skills.

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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