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MOAT: Rock Climbing GW National Forest 1
Mon, 8 Jul 2013 5:30 PM - Thu, 11 Jul 2013 12:00 PM
MOAT is a 3-day adventure-based orientation program. These student-led backpacking, canoeing, and rock climbing trips begin at 5:30 pm. For your convenience, trips are scheduled to start after Summer Springboard, however, matching your orientation date to MOAT is not required. You will meet your leaders and other participants and spend the night at the University Recreation Center before heading out on your MOAT trip the next morning. The MOAT experience is designed to give you an opportunity to build social connections with other trip members and introduce you to the amazing local natural areas surrounding Harrisonburg. All trips will involve primitive camping (no showers) and do not require any previous experience. The cost for the MOAT trip is $225.00 and includes instruction, leadership, equipment, and meals.
July 8-11: Rock Climbing George Washington National Forest 1
We will be setting up base camp near Hone Quarry in the national Forest. The site has bathroom facilities but no showers. From our campsite, it is a short 40 minute hike to Hidden Rocks. Here you will be given instruction on belaying, rappelling and various climbing techniques. There will also be opportunities to explore Reddish Knob‐ the areas highest point for a great sunset. All climbing gear and instruction will be provided. Fitness Demands: Mild (You should be able to hike 5 miles in 3 hours).
Learn more about Madison Orientation Adventure Trips!
Questions? Contact Guy deBrun.