Thursday December 05, 2013
OA Hiking & Backpacking
Fall Break Trips with OA
Sign-up deadline Friday, Oct. 14, 2011. Register at the OA TripStore.
Backpack the Shenandoahs
5-day backpacking trip with spectacular fall colors and views from the summits of the Shenandoah Mountains in VA.
Monday, 10/31/11 - Friday, 11/4/11. Fee: $95 students, $150 faculty/staff. Equipment, transportation, food provided by OA.
Bike the Great Allegheny Passage!
Bike along a tree-lined canal path and camp along the way! This fall foliage bike trip on the Great Allegheny Passage (GAP) rail-trail runs 135 miles between Cumberland, MD, and Duquesne, PA, linking up with the C&O Canal Towpath. Monday, 10/31/11 - Friday, 11/4/11. Fee: $95 students, $150 faculty/staff. Bike retnal, campsite reservation, transportation, and food provided by OA.
- The Backpacker's Field Manual - by OA Director, Rick Curtis, published by Random House
- The OA Guide to Map & Compass - from Chapter 6 of The Backpacker's Field Manual