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NST Section 5 MakeUp Hike

  • May 5, 2013 · 9:30 AM
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Please read the entire Write Up and agree to the enclosed Liability Waiver before signing up for this event.

Event Rating: Strenuous

Distance: 9.5 Miles

Time Duration: 4.5 Hours

Blaze Orange: REQUIRED

Because of the popularity of the NST Hikes, the difficulty of this hike and a maximum number of hikers allowed, this section is only open only to members (No Guests) who have successfully completed at least 5 of the more challenging hikes with the RIHC and are truly interested in completed ALL sections of the NST.

Section 5 is 9.5 miles in length with 5.5 miles in wooded areas and 4 miles on asphalt roads. Please allow at least 4.5 hours for the hike and carpooling.

Some portions of this hike will be through rugged terrain so a good pair of hiking boots is a must along with and a snack.

A minimun of 1 Liter of Drinking Water per person will be required.

Hunting season continues in the DEM Management areas and all hikers are required to wear at minimum of 200 square inches of florescent orange on their person above the waist.

Liability Waiver

As a condition of your voluntary participation in this activity you acknowledge and agree to the following: this activity involves inherent risks that can cause property damage, injury, illness, disability, and/or death to participants and/or others; you assume all risk associated with this activity; you are responsible for having the necessary knowledge, skills, abilities, clothing, and equipment to safely participate in this activity; you know and will follow the Hiker Responsibility Code described at; the leader(s) of this activity are volunteers; and you for yourself, your heirs, executors, and administrators release, hold harmless, and indemnify the leader(s) and all members of this group from any and all claims for property damage, injury, illness, disability, and/or death - including those caused by negligence and/or other reasons.

Safety First!

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  • Wendy Z

    Have fun guys :-) I'm staying local this weekend

    May 4, 2013

    • John N

      Thanks Wendy. We will be thinking about you and Ray on Section 5.

      1 · May 4, 2013

    • Matt

      Thanks Wendy. See you and Ray next time.

      May 5, 2013

  • Carolyn W.

    woops! I was wondering I could join this hike with you tomorrow, even though I've already done this section. The other hikes tomorrow are really short and I'd like go join a longer one.

    May 4, 2013

  • Carolyn W.

    Hi John,

    May 4, 2013

  • Carolyn W.

    Hi John,

    May 4, 2013

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  • John N
    Assistant Organizer
    Event Host
  • Matt
    Wilderness First Aid Certified ( WFA ), Assistant Organizer

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