** READ the "Important to know" below before joining waitlist
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• What we'll do
backpack Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail, all 70 miles over 4.5 days. Likely to hire a shuttle, so there will be a cost to share. Spoke to someone already, and it's $150 flat fee for up to 4 people. This trip will be limited to 4 people total. If a participant is willing to shuttle with me, I would be up to self-shuttle, banking that 150.
• Trailhead Parking:
• Where to meet and when
5:00 PM Friday September[masked],[masked]
• Direction of travel:
NoBo. meet at Northern Terminus, shuttle to Southern Terminus
daily mileage and camp locations are not identified yet. It's a requirement to stay in the predefined camps all along this trail. I will share that info once available.
Friday, September 18 Ohiopyle State Park
• What to bring
-a good set of legs
• Important to know
-strong AND experienced backpackers only
-high mileage, multiple days in a row
-should be able to setup/breakdown/hike in the dark (just in case)
-highly unlikely anything will cancel this trip, including weather
-It is a HYOH, as it should be.
• potential plan/Itinerary:
9/18: meet early evening at Northern Terminus, shuttle to Southern Terminus, hike NoBo.
9/19-9/21: ~17 miles per day
9/22: hike last remaining miles, then chalk up another Long Distance Trail to the log-books.
• More babble:
This trip will utilize a waitlist. Known no-shows, don't bother. Upon signing up, please provide email address and your phone number. Let me know if you prefer contact via texting or email. Answers not provided? you will not make it to the going list!