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Intro to Backpacking

February 16, 2019 at 10:00 am - February 17, 2019 at 1:00 pm

| $73

Want to learn the basics of backpacking? Join us on a 7 mile adventure through one of Florida’s most scenic places, see rare species of wildlife, and venture through high bluffs overlooking the Apalachicola River in Torreya State Park. Learn skills and challenge yourself during a weekend of fun!

Participant Guidelines   Register Now on Rec Connect
Trip Details
  • Current FSU Students: $73
  • Non-Students: $91
  • Departure: Sat Feb 16 at 10:00 am
  • Return: Sun Feb 17 at ~ 1:00 pm
  • Van Travel Time: Approximately 1 hour each way
Recommended Skills

This low difficulty level trip will include a 7 mile hike split over 2 days through one of Florida’s most scenic places. You will have the opportunity to see rare species of wildlife, and venture through high bluffs overlooking the Apalachicola River in Torreya State Park.

Registration Fee Includes
  • Transportation to/from FSU Campus
  • 2 Outdoor Pursuits trip leaders
  • Camping gear – tents, backpacks, and sleeping bags/pads
  • Stoves, Fuel, and Cooking Equipment
Participants Provide
  • Athletic Clothing (for 2 days)
  • Hiking shoes (boots or sneakers)
  • 2 Water bottles
  • Food: 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunches, 1 Dinners, and Snacks
  • A bowl or tupperware to eat out of and a utensil
  • Hat, glasses, and sunscreen

All registered participants receive additional details via email from trip leaders prior to the trip.  Interested participants can contact the Outdoor Pursuits Staff with trip questions anytime!

Details

Start:
February 16, 2019 at 10:00 am
End:
February 17, 2019 at 1:00 pm
Cost:
$73
Event Category:

Venue

Torreya State Park
2576 Northwest Torreya Park Road
Bristol, FL 32321 United States
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Phone:
(850) 643-2674

Organizer

Outdoor Pursuits
Phone:
850.644.2449
Email:
outdoorpursuits@fsu.edu
Website:
campusrec.fsu.edu/outdoors