Backpacking Pictured Rocks! WAITLIST

Friday, Oct 18, 2019 - 3:00 pm through Sunday, Oct 20, 2019 - 5:00 pm

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Leaders: Alec Lowry
Evan Fernandez
Leah Rosenblum

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We are opening this trip at 8pm 10/1/19! Please sign up and we will reach out to the first 5 participants in the order that they signed up to ask for payment. Depending on if we have enough cars in that first 5, we might have to use the 5th person's spot for someone with a car. Keep in mind, if you aren't able to leave early enough on Friday, you might not be able to come on this trip.



We are going backpacking to Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore (PRNL)!

Hello everyone!
We are doing a Fall Colors backpacking trip in the beautiful shores of Lake Superior to Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore! A true midwestern gem. 

Leah and Evan are leading a crew of Hoofers a backpacking/camping trip the weekend of Fri. Oct 18 through Sun. Oct 20. Hopin’ to see some great fall colors!


This is a BP2 (intro) level trip with the Hoofer Outing Club.

***You do not need any prior backpacking ratings or experience to sign up for this trip!

Keep in mind, if you want to go on a big BP4 Spring Break trip in 2020, you first need to go on one BP2 trip regardless of skill level or prior experience.


We have room for 5 participants (not including leaders), but we might open it to more if we get more leaders/cars!

***We have increased this to 8 participants, we got another leader on board and another car from a participant, so we opened it up to 3 more people***


Trip Deposit: ~$70

Important: This trip will open for sign up on Tuesday, October 1 at 8 PM.



****If you are interested in participating, please fill out this Google form ASAP! ****


Basic Itinerary (Total hiking distance ~14 miles):

Friday 10/18: Leave from Memorial Union around 2-3 PM and drive to PRNL, stopping for dinner at a restaurant on the way. Arrive at Little Beaver Lake trailhead. Shuttle a car to the end point of the trip. Hike 1.5 miles to Coves campsite for the night. Arrive at camp around 11 PM.

Saturday 10/19: Leave Coves campsite and hike ~8 miles to next campsite for the night (Mosquito River Campsite).

Sunday 10/20: Wake up early, hike ~4 miles to Miners Beach parking lot trailhead. Go get other car from the start of trip. Leave for Memorial Union, stopping for lunch on the way and arriving around 4-5 PM.


Contact us with any questions!

Leah (

Evan (

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There are 12 people in this event, with 13 spots remaining.