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Mohican Wilderness Camp

Mohican Intro Backpacking, Camp + Paddle Weekend

Ready for an adventure? Start with a 2-night camp out and paddling adventure before hitting the trails of Mohican State Park for your introductory overnight backpacking hike and skills sessions.

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Mohican Intro Backpacking, Camp + Paddle Weekend
Mohican Intro Backpacking, Camp + Paddle Weekend

Time & Location

Jul 13, 2023, 12:00 PM – Jul 16, 2023, 12:00 PM

Mohican Wilderness Camp, 22462 Wally Rd, Glenmont, OH 44628, USA

Guests

About the event

Are you seeking some new adventures in your life? Join Arrow Ambassador Laura and others on this awesome outdoor weekend at a beautiful state park, and enjoy a hands-on weekend of paddling, camping and learning beginner backpacking techniques. 

Mohican State Park has beautiful, beginner-friendly trails, but there will be some elevation. Please reach out to arrowadventurecincy@gmail.com to get tips on how to best prepare. We will leave no hiker behind, and encourage you to push yourself to get out for this awesome weekend!  Please note, due to the backpacking trails being closed at the parks (tornado damage), this adventure will teach you basic skills and will give you practice carrying a fully weighted backpack, but will not include the backpacking site (closed).  Please don't forget to bring your bag if you would like to practice!

Your Mohican weekend agenda (please note, times are best estimations based on circumstances):

Thursday, 7/13: Arrival and Get to Know Ya!

Noon: Optional Carpool Meetup (location TBA based on attendees)

3:30 p.m. Meet at the Mohican Wilderness Campground  to set up camp and get stoked for the weekend!

5:30 p.m. Dinnertime 

7:00 p.m.  Backpacking Session: Fire Building and Leave No Trace 

Friday, 7/14:  On the Water and Around the Fire

8: 00 a.m. Breakfast with Backpacking Session: Cooking and Camping Stoves

9:00 a.m. Pack for lunch on the water 

10:30 a.m. Head to livery 

11:00 a.m. 10-mile canoe trip, including lunch on the river with Backpacking session: Filtering your Water

3:30 p.m. (approx): Free time

5:30 p.m. Dinner at camp

6:30 p.m. Fire and Backpacking Session: Your backpack - the fit, how to pack it, and organizing your gear. 

Backpack Session: Dealing with the wildlife - bears, mice and bugs.

Saturday, 7/15: Hit The Trail 

7:30 a.m. Tear down camp

8:15 a.m. Breakfast and final gear check

9:30 a.m. Backpacks on! Let's hike to campsite #9! The day will include lunch on the trail.

5:30 Dinner at Campsite

7:00 Sunset Yoga Stretch (optional)

Sunday, 7/16: Hike Back and Hugs Goodbye

7:30 a.m. Tear Down Camp

8:15 a.m. Breakfasat 

9:30 a.m. Let's Hike - 6 miles back to trailhead

At the conclusion, you are welcome to have lunch on your own or join us at the lodge.

So, what's included in this weekend of awesomeness?

  • 5 Backpack Learning Sessions
  • All meals throughout the weekend
  • Use of backpacking stoves for backcountry meals
  • Saturday sunset yoga 
  • Guided backcountry hikes
  • Campsite Fees
  • 10-mile paddling adventure 

Not included: Transportation to Mohican, snacks, snacks backpackpacking supplies.  A more detailed food menu will be provided closer to the event, so that participants can decide if they need to bring supplementary meals. 

Please note: that there is no pressure to participate in any componentsof the weekend that you are not comfortable with.

You will be provided a full packet of information after registration, including a gear list, backpacking food suggestions, park overview and other preparing tips. Although gear is not supplied, you can rent backpacking gear through Roads, Rivers and Trails in Milford. 

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations within 6 weeks of the event are subject to a 50% cancellation fee.  No refunds will be given for any cancellations occuring within 2 weeks of the event.  Any other cancellations, or if the event is cancelled due to weather or other extenuating circumstances,  will be subject to a $20 processing fee.

Tickets

  • Mohican Adventurer

    Includes meals, camping, hiking, paddling, yoga and learning sessions.

    $250.00
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