Manistee River Trail - North Country Trail Loop - Intermediate

  • Oct 12, 2012 · 7:00 PM
  • Manistee National Forest (Segments B to A)

This will be an intermediate trip to the Manistee National Forest, where we will hike a North Country Trail - Manistee River Trail loop.

This trip is for experienced backpackers who are interested in the challenge of hiking longer distances. Participants must have completed a beginner bootcamp or have sufficient recent backpacking experience to know what they are doing, including how to use their gear and the principles of Leave No Trace backpacking.

This trip will leave Chicagoland on Friday evening. We will car camp Friday night. Saturday we will hit the trail and hike the entire segment of the North Country Trail and probably part of the Manistee River Trail so that we can camp along the Manistee River Trail. On Sunday we will hike back to the cars and drive home. Total distance is around 20 miles and we will probably do somewhat more than half on Saturday.  Booyah.

A couple of other notes:

1. Carpool arrangements will be made by the organizers. No need to solicit rides.

2. Only group members may attend. +1 add-ons are not permitted as we have a limited number of attendees that is determined by park regulations and organizers' abilities to safely lead a group of a specific size. If you have a friend that wishes to attend, please have him or her join the group and add themselves to the list.

3. Dogs, minors, or other dependents are not permitted on this trip.

4.  If you have any questions, please ask Nadia or Hui.

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  • Mo

    'cept we were in Knobstone

    November 6, 2012

  • Melissa

    I had a great time! hope to see you guys on the trail again soon :)

    October 16, 2012

  • Nadia

    Thanks, everyone, for being flexible with the location - enjoyed exploring Southern Indiana with you!

    October 15, 2012

  • Pete

    We got to hike the north section of the Knobstone. Good weather and great hike.

    October 15, 2012

  • Yunhui W.

    Hi, Due to weather, we change it to Knobstone. Please email or call me if you do not get the new direction.

    October 11, 2012

  • Yunhui W.

    I just sent out the car pool and trail Map. please contact your driver ASAP and let me know if you did not receive it. Gustavo, I did not have your email so please ask Carlos forward you the email.

    October 9, 2012

  • Yunhui W.

    Hi, we might be able to open up more spots for ppl on the waiting list,if u are still interested attending,please email me ur car pool info by addition, if u have not been on any trip with us, please provide a des ription of ur experience..thanks.

    October 6, 2012

  • Yunhui W.

    I just sent you an email. Please have the guest signed up the trip as the trip description stated +1 is not permitted.

    October 1, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'll be here this weekend doing this exact loop! I'll let you guys know how it is.

    October 1, 2012

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