THE WHITE MOUNTAINS
WEEKEND BACKPACKING ADVENTURE
Dates: June 29 - July 1, 2018
State: New Hampshire
Maximum Trip Capacity: 7 people
Age Range: 18 - 39
Day 1: Heart of the White Mountains
After leaving the city in the evening, we head north to the little town of Lincoln, nestled in the White Mountains of New England. We take a walk down main street and grab dinner.
Day 2: Franconia Ridge Sunset
Hiking into the Franconia Range, we trek down a trail that closely follows a beautiful river. On the second half of the hike, we start heading uphill to our tentsite.
Optional Sunset Hike: An extra 1.2 mile round-trip hike will earn you expansive views from a mountain peak at sundown.
Day 3: New Hampshire Scenery & Peak Bagging
On this day, we make our way down the spine of Franconia Ridge and summit one of its peaks which is above treeline, allowing for epic, 360 degree views. We head back downhill from the ridge and get back to New York City in the evening.
Tour Price Includes:
•1 Night Lodging
•1 Hotel Breakfast
•1 Night Backcountry Camping
ALL Backpacking Meals:
•2 lunches, 1 breakfast & 1 dinner
ALL Necessary Backpacking Equipment:
•Backpacking Tents, Backpacks, Sleeping Bags, Sleeping Pads, Sleeping Pillows, Headlamps, Water Filter, Cooking System & Accessories
•Round-Trip Transportation between Brooklyn, NY and Lincoln, NH in a comfortable passenger van
•Highway Tolls & Parking Fees
Tour Price: $345
Deposit: $150 required to reserve your spot
Tour Price Does Not Include:
•Dinner on Day 1 & Day 3, Hiking Snacks
•Medical Insurance of Any Kind
The backpacking route we will hike is rated as moderate.
Day 1: 4.5 miles and 2,260 feet elevation gain.
Optional Sunset Hike: 1.2 miles and 770 feet elevation gain.
Day 2: 4.8 miles and 1,430 feet elevation gain.
Since we are backpacking, we will each have a backpack weighing 20-25 pounds containing all necessary equipment for the duration of the hike. Participants must be in adequate physical condition to complete this route.
159 Monitor Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222
Accepted payment methods are Credit Card, Venmo, QuickPay, PayPal or Cash.
A $150 deposit is required to lock in your spot, if for any unexpected circumstance you can’t make it, the deposit can be applied to any future tour if you notify me at least 2 weeks prior to scheduled departure. The other $195 is due 2 weeks before the start of the tour. With 2 weeks remaining, the $150 deposit becomes non-refundable while the $195 can be applied to any future tour until 1 week before scheduled departure. If cancelling within 1 week of scheduled tour departure, no tour costs can be refunded.
Note on Adventure:
The adventure will be postponed if chances of rain are 50% or greater as per The Weather Channel forecast 24 hours prior to tour departure.
In the case of rain postponing our trip, you can choose to either receive your money back or apply it to any future adventure.
Although I do my very best to adhere to the tour schedule, the itinerary is subject to change for numerous reasons beyond my control (weather conditions, road/trail closures, etc.).
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