Women Wandering: Backpacking in WV

Women Wandering: Backpacking in WV

Four days of backpacking, yoga, connection, and fun with women who want to expand their wilderness skills.

Trip Overview

On this four-day backpacking trip in the Otter Creek Wilderness Area, you will engage with a small group of women who are as excited as you are to step away from it all for a few days. You’ll learn basic camping and backpacking skills in a supportive environment from experienced and fun female instructors. At the end of the trip, you’ll celebrate your accomplishments and feel a sense of ease from spending time practicing yoga, talking, and laughing together in nature.

Intended Outcomes

  Get outside, have fun, and laugh out loud!

  Connect with other women who want to be outdoors

  Challenge yourself in a safe and nurturing environment

  Develop the confidence to go out for a day or two on your own

What is the total cost of the trip?

$700

Participants will be responsible for hiking boots, personal items, and transportation to and from Davis, WV.  APEX will provide group gear (e.g. tents, stoves, water systems, etc.) and has limited rental items (e.g. backpacks, sleeping bags, and sleeping pads). Please contact us for more information. 

Trip Details

Thursday, September 10–Sunday, September 13, 2020

Ages: Adult

Activities: backpacking, camping, hiking, cooking, yoga, meditation, laughing

Location: Otter Creek Wilderness Area

Difficulty: 5/10

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