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Grand Canyon Expedition

021010NewsAndNotes_GrandCanyonLooking for a new kind of vacation? UNCG’s Outdoor Adventures has planned the perfect getaway for outdoor enthusiasts. The Grand Canyon Expedition will satisfy a thirst for adventure and beauty.

Join Outdoor Adventures as a group departs for a 10-day journey to one of the most popular national parks in the United Stated, the Grand Canyon. The expedition kicks off with a trek down into the canyon.  Once at the canyon bottom, the group will base camp and spend several days exploring the unique canyon wilderness. If backpacking through the Grand Canyon isn’t enough, the trip concludes with a once in a lifetime multi-day rafting trip on the Colorado River.  Experience the beauty of the Grand Canyon through backpacking, camping and rafting.

  • Student Cost: $975 (includes airfare)
  • Faculty/Staff/Guest Cost: $1,075 (includes airfare)
  • Limit: 9
  • Exertion: moderate/high
  • Registration Deadline: March 30
  • Interest Meeting: Feb. 11 @ 7 p.m. in Outdoor Adventures, SRC.

Due to the nature of this trip, backpacking experience and general physical fitness are recommended.

For details, 4-4033 or uncg_oa@uncg.edu.