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SHAWNEE ON DELAWARE, PENNSYLVANIA

Hiking on the Appalachian Trail

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Program #14629ENZ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging (Variable by Program Date)
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Lace up your boots and discover a section of the Appalachian Trail in the Pocono Mountains — a stretch prized for its outstanding views. Pass through the picturesque Delaware Water Gap and follow rocky ridges a few thousand feet above sea level. Learn trail orientation, hiking safety and the history and preservation of a national treasure.


Highlights

• Enjoy hikes led by experienced, knowledgeable experts on the renowned Appalachian Trail in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
• A walk with a local naturalist acquaints you with the environment of the Poconos.
• A yoga stretching class helps you relax at the end of the day.
Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.

Activity Notes

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Date Notes
9/14/2014
Challenging. 9-12 mile hiking excursions along rough-rocky trails, countless waterfalls and scenic vistas; some scrambling with distance and elevation gains up to 2,000 feet; mountain survival training from a seasoned professional and former Appalachian thru-hiker.9/28/2014
Moderately Challenging. Three 3-6 hour hikes up to 8 miles in small groups according to skill. Elevation gains up to 1,000 feet.10/26/2014
Moderately Challenging. Three 3-6 hour hikes up to 8 miles in small groups according to skill. Elevation gains up to 1,000 feet.11/9/2014
Moderately Challenging. Three 3-6 hour hikes up to 8 miles in small groups according to skill. Elevation gains up to 1,000 feet.4/12/2015
Moderately Challenging. Three 3-6 hour hikes up to 8 miles in small groups according to skill. Elevation gains up to 1,000 feet. Special excursion with our Naturalist/local Biology Professor, who will lead a study that will focus on vernal pools and their ecology.5/10/2015
Challenging. 9-12 mile hiking excursions along rough-rocky trails, countless waterfalls and scenic vistas; some scrambling with distance and elevation gains up to 2,000 feet; mountain survival training from a seasoned professional and former Appalachian thru-hiker.6/14/2015
Moderately Challenging. Three 3-6 hour hikes up to 8 miles in small groups according to skill. Elevation gains up to 1,000 feet.9/13/2015
Moderately Challenging. Three 3-6 hour hikes up to 8 miles in small groups according to skill. Elevation gains up to 1,000 feet.10/4/2015
Challenging. 9-12 mile hiking excursions along rough-rocky trails, countless waterfalls and scenic vistas; some scrambling with distance and elevation gains up to 2,000 feet; mountain survival training from a seasoned professional and former Appalachian thru-hiker.10/18/2015
Moderately Challenging. Three 3-6 hour hikes up to 8 miles in small groups according to skill. Elevation gains up to 1,000 feet.11/1/2015
Moderately Challenging. Three 3-6 hour hikes up to 8 miles in small groups according to skill. Elevation gains up to 1,000 feet.9/21/2014
Moderately Challenging. Three 3-6 hour hikes up to 8 miles in small groups according to skill. Elevation gains up to 1,000 feet.

Coordinated by Shawnee Institute.


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Included
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5 nights of accommodations
14 meals: 5 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
5 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances

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