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Hamel Recreation Center

Program Details
Spring Backpacking - $40.00

Spend a weekend away from UNH with Outdoor Adventures! After hiking into backcountry campsites, we will cook dinner, set up camp, and hang out in a beautiful location! No previous backpacking experience is required, but please be prepared for backpacks weighing around 30 pounds. Students: $40

Program Offerings

03/24/18 - 03/25/18 - Sawyer Pond Backpacking - Intermediate
Spring 2018

Registration closed on Fri, Mar 16 2018 at 12:00 AM
Summary Dates Time Location Status
Sat, Mar 24 2018 at 7:00 AM until Sun, Mar 25 2018 at 7:00 PM Sat, Mar 24 2018 - Sun, Mar 25 2018 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM 106 Fitness Room

Join us for a weekend in the White Mountains. After a moderate 4.5 mile hike, we will spend the night at a campsite right on the beautiful Sawyer Pond. The next day, we will pack up and retrace our steps back to the trailhead. Transportation is included. Pick up/drop off will be outside the Outdoor Adventures office located on the side of the Hamel Recreation Center that faces Edgewood Road. We will be leaving 7 AM sharp! Registration for this trip closes on Thursday 3/21 at midnight. If you need to borrow any equipment, please contact outdoor.adventures@unh.edu. (Packing List included in receipt/confirmation information e-mail). There is a MANDATORY pretrip meeting on Wednesday March 21st at 7pm in room 107C of the Hamel Recreation Center If you cancel 2 weeks or more before the trip start date, you will receive a full refund. If you cancel within the 2 week window, you will not receive a refund. If you are a no-show on two trips within an academic year, you will be restricted from signing up for another trip within 6 months of the second no-show. To avoid being a no-show, please let us know as soon as possible, if you will not be able to attend a trip. If we cancel a trip due to weather or low-enrollment, we will issue a full refund.

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Join us for a weekend in the White Mountains. After a moderate 4.5 mile hike, we will spend the night at a campsite right on the beautiful Sawyer Pond. The next day, we will pack up and retrace our steps back to the trailhead. Transportation is included. Pick up/drop off will be outside the Outdoor Adventures office located on the side of the Hamel Recreation Center that faces Edgewood Road. We will be leaving 7 AM sharp! Registration for this trip closes on Thursday 3/21 at midnight. If you need to borrow any equipment, please contact outdoor.adventures@unh.edu. (Packing List included in receipt/confirmation information e-mail). There is a MANDATORY pretrip meeting on Wednesday March 21st at 7pm in room 107C of the Hamel Recreation Center If you cancel 2 weeks or more before the trip start date, you will receive a full refund. If you cancel within the 2 week window, you will not receive a refund. If you are a no-show on two trips within an academic year, you will be restricted from signing up for another trip within 6 months of the second no-show. To avoid being a no-show, please let us know as soon as possible, if you will not be able to attend a trip. If we cancel a trip due to weather or low-enrollment, we will issue a full refund.

04/21/18 - 4/22/18 - Mt. Pierce and Jackson Backpack - Advanced
Spring 2018

Summary Dates Time Location Status
Sat, Apr 21 2018 at 7:00 AM until Sun, Apr 22 2018 at 12:00 AM Sat, Apr 21 2018 - Sun, Apr 22 2018 7:00 AM to 12:00 AM Off-site Trips
Sun, Apr 22 2018 at 12:00 AM until 6:00 PM Sun, Apr 22 2018 12:00 AM to 6:00 PM Off-site Trips

Come spend a weekend in the Presidential Range of the White Mountains. We will be camping at Nauman Tentsite at over 3,500 feet elevation. The trip will be approximately 8 miles in length over the two-day period. No previous backpacking experience is necessary. Transportation is included. Pick up/drop off will be outside the Outdoor Adventures office located on the side of the Hamel Recreation Center that faces Edgewood Road. We will be leaving 7 AM sharp! Registration for this trip closes on Monday 4/16 at midnight. If you need to borrow any equipment, please contact outdoor.adventures@unh.edu (packing list included in the registration confirmation e-mail). There is a MANDATORY a pre-trip meeting at 7pm in classroom 107C of the HRC on Wednesday April 21st. If you cancel 2 weeks or more before the trip start date, you will receive a full refund. If you cancel within the 2 week window, you will not receive a refund. If you are a no-show on two trips within an academic year, you will be restricted from signing up for another trip within 6 months of the second no-show. To avoid being a no-show, please let us know as soon as possible, if you will not be able to attend a trip. If we cancel a trip due to weather or low-enrollment, we will issue a full refund.

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Come spend a weekend in the Presidential Range of the White Mountains. We will be camping at Nauman Tentsite at over 3,500 feet elevation. The trip will be approximately 8 miles in length over the two-day period. No previous backpacking experience is necessary. Transportation is included. Pick up/drop off will be outside the Outdoor Adventures office located on the side of the Hamel Recreation Center that faces Edgewood Road. We will be leaving 7 AM sharp! Registration for this trip closes on Monday 4/16 at midnight. If you need to borrow any equipment, please contact outdoor.adventures@unh.edu (packing list included in the registration confirmation e-mail). There is a MANDATORY a pre-trip meeting at 7pm in classroom 107C of the HRC on Wednesday April 21st. If you cancel 2 weeks or more before the trip start date, you will receive a full refund. If you cancel within the 2 week window, you will not receive a refund. If you are a no-show on two trips within an academic year, you will be restricted from signing up for another trip within 6 months of the second no-show. To avoid being a no-show, please let us know as soon as possible, if you will not be able to attend a trip. If we cancel a trip due to weather or low-enrollment, we will issue a full refund.


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