Team Green Event - Red River Gorge Outdoor Climb

  • October 24, 2008 · 4:00 PM

As far as I know this event is now completely booked. However you may contact Team Green at one of the links below to see if you can still sign up. I'm leaving RSVPs open, but please check with Team Green first. If you can still sign up with TG, please let me know.

This is a Team Green Event, open to Team Green members and non-members.

Red River Outdoor Climb
Friday, Oct 24, 2008 - Sunday, Oct 26, 2008
Team Green http://www.teamgreeno...

See http://teamgreenonlin... for more information and to register for this trip.

Rock climb for two full days and camp backcountry with Becknology Rock Climbing Guides and Team Green at one of the most famous climbing sites in the Southeast, Red River Gorge. This event is great for climbers of all skill levels. All materials provided including instruction, harness, and a group to cheer you up the rock. All you need to provide is your own food and beverages, camping equipment, backcountry parking permit ($5 at most stores in Slade), and anything else you may want during the trip.

Located in eastern Kentucky in the Daniel Boone National Forest is the Red River Gorge Geological Area. Carved over millions of years by wind and water, this area is truly unique and wonderful. Within the area there are over 80 natural arches, historical sites, and miles and miles of trails made for cross-country backpacking or just day hikes. There are magnificent views, unusual vegetation and the largest concentration of arches and rock shelters east of the Rocky Mountains. Some of the rock shelters were used by ancient Indians to live in and supposedly one used by Daniel Boone!

Many arches in the Red River Gorge Geological Area can be found or viewed from the trails. One the best known and most accessible arches is Sky Bridge. From here, visitors are treated to a magnificent view of Clifty Wilderness. This portion of the Gorge has been set aside for the preservation of wilderness values and experiences. Clifty, named for its towering clifflines, was added to the National Wilderness Preservation System by Congress in 1985. The section of the Red River that runs through Clifty Wilderness is a Kentucky Wild River, and is now a National Wild and Scenic River, the first and only one in Kentucky.

We will be backcountry car camping (no running water) with Becknology. If you do not have your own tent, Becknology has 3 3-person tents available to rent for $20 each. First come-first serve. Please email Team Green to reserve a tent.

Everyone is responsible for their own food and water. Please remember to bring plenty of water for the weekend. Participants will need to bring a daypack to carry lunch and water on Saturday.

Price of trip includes the Rock Climbing guide service, gear (harness, shoes, and ropes), and camping.
This event is open to members and non-members.
REFUND POLICY: Refunds are not issued after October 9, 2008

Member Price: $68

Non-Member Price: $80

Register Here and then RSVP so we know who from the group is going.

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