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Home » Ct Trails Weekend » Events 2021 » Ashford - Multi-day Backpacking - Nipmuck Trail Backpacking Adventure

Ashford - Multi-day Backpacking - Nipmuck Trail Backpacking Adventure

Map: 
Nipmuck Trail Backpacking Adventure
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Event Date: 
Multi Day Event
Rain Plan: 
Rain or shine.
Join Reach Your Summit for a 2 Day/1 Night one-of-a-kind backpacking adventure on the Nipmuck Trail to celebrate National Trails Day! Space is limited to 6 guests, register early. This 15 mile lollipop loop trip will offer a deeper connection to ourselves, nature, each other and the communities through which we travel. Highlights include: Walker Mountain, Breakneck Pond, pine forests, rock formations, camping by the water and more. This trip will include educational segments on skills, but our primary objective will be an exciting adventure. It is open to all though you will most likely find it suitable if you are: - Beginner backpacker who has a high level of fitness - Intermediate backpacker who wants to improve skills and modernize gear - Advanced backpacker wanting to hone in on specifics and have an adventure in the mountains. Other considerations for this trip: - You should enjoy hiking at a relatively fast pace and enjoy more time on the trail than at camp - You look forward to climbing and descending peaks, passes and ridgelines - You are comfortable carrying a 20+ lb pack for 7-8 miles a day Group size is 6. RSVP is required. Registration closes on May 8, 2021, PARTICIPANTS MUST E-MAIL THE LEADER PRIOR TO MAY 8 TO REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT. Waiver/Assumption of Risk documents are required before participation and can be signed electronically or in person the day of this trip. This event will be held rain or shine. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the leader.
Leader(s): 
Mat Jobin
Leader #1's Cell Number: 
203-695-8748
Leader #1's E-mail Address: 
Total Distance (miles): 
15
Event Pre-registration: 
Pre-registration is REQUIRED
Maximum Attendees: 
6
Registered Attendees: 
6

 

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