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Wilderness WV

WILDERNESS
WV

This is our backpacking-based program and a popular choice for those looking to spend the most time enjoying the great outdoors!  Groups will spend 5 days and 4 nights backpacking through the beautiful Dolly Sods Wilderness Area!

This trip is $95 or less

Wilderness WV Details

  • Cost $95. The university is subsidizing all trips
  • Student who are Pell Grant eligible will pay $0
  • 1 additional First Year Seminar Credit
  • Fall academic requirements: 2 reflection papers, 1 adventure activity
  • Trip size - 8 students and 2 leaders
  • All Wilderness trips are 6 days long
  • No prior experience necessary
  • Visit our FAQ page for more info

2018 Program Dates & Capacity

Program
Date
Capacity 
Notes
Wilderness 36
Saturday, July 7 - Thursday, July 12
8


Wilderness 38
Saturday, July 21 - Thursday, July 26 
8

Wilderness 39 
Saturday, July 28 - Thursday, August 2 
8

Wilderness 40
Monday, August 8 - Saturday, August 11
16
Early Move-In Trip


2018 Program Itinerary

Date Activity
Accommodations
Day 1 - Saturday 9 a.m. check in, travel to Dolly Sods, Embark into backcountry
Backcountry Camping
Day 2 - Sunday
Day one in backcountry, backpacking 
Backcountry Camping
Day 3 - Monday 
Day two in backcountry, backpacking 
Backcountry Camping
Day 4 - Tuesday Day three in backcountry, backpacking 
Backcountry Camping
Day 5 - Wednesday Exit backcountry, travel to Nelson's Rock for Via Ferrata  
Nelson's Rocks Cabins 
Day 6 - Thursday Return to WVU, De-issue equipment

REGISTRATION

2018 Registration is open.

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