Superior Hiking Trail Backpacking
Friday, Oct 27, 2017 - 12:00 pm through Sunday, Oct 29, 2017 - 8:00 pm
In Progress / Completed
Leaders: Elena Dai
* If you have a car we can use, please let us know. This will drop the cost of the trip.
This is an intro Backpacking Hoofer Trip
What: Backpacking on the Superior Hiking Trail around Temperance State Park Minnesota with a summit of the highest peak in Minnesota, Carlton Peak. We won’t be focusing on pounding out miles, more admiring the Fall aesthetics.
When: Friday, October 27 through Sunday, Oct. 29.
How: (Probably) Driving two 8-person vans from Enterprise.
Who: Crew Size of 14 or 16 Hoofer Outing Club Members, split into two groups. No previous backpacking experience required. Previous camping experience preferred.
What's included: Transportation, on-trail food, permits and backpacking equipment.
What's not included: Food on the drive up and drive back.
Why: Because backpacking is fun and this is a great intro trip if you'd like to do some of the bigger backpacking trips HOC does - Appalachian Trail, Colorado, and Washington to name a few.
Friday: Leave around noon. Drive 6 hours to Temperance River Campground.
Saturday: Take day packs and hike up Carlton Peak. Return to Temperance. Split into two groups. One group drives to different trailhead. Group 1 hikes West about 4 miles to Cross River sites. Group 2 hikes East about 4 miles to Cross River sites. Exchange car keys.
Sunday: Group 1 hikes about 4 miles to Group 2's car. Group 2 hikes about 4 miles to Group 1's car. Reconvene. Spend some time checking out the awesome rivers and waterfalls in the area. Drive back to Madison.
Deposit Required: $
100. $70! To pay, please give your payment to Wesley Wakai via cash, check, or Venmo (preferred). Wes’s Venmo is Wesley-Wakai. Please caption it “SHT Backpacking”. When I receive payment, I'll move you from the waitlist to the trip roster.
If you’re interested, please fill out this form
Quesions, comments, concerns? Contact Jacob (Jacobng6@gmail.com or 414-477-1257)
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There are 9 people on the waiting list for this event, with 11 spots remaining.