Featured Adventures

Welcome to our Trail Programs Featured Adventures Section!  We hope you find
something you will enjoy.

Disrupting Natural Selection: Basic Trail First Aid NEW! appwildmedlogo

(All Ages) Ever been out hiking or mountain biking and have an injury? Cuts, twisted ankles, and bee stings can happen. Don’t be part of the problem, be part of the solution and gain some basic skills on how to treat common trail medical issues. From what to carry in a first aid kit to how to improvise on the trail, this course taught by the Appalachian Center for Wilderness Medicine will get you a leg up on how to stay safe and enjoy the trails.

Meeting Date: Sunday, September 20
Time: 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Price: FREE (except $2 daily Carvins Cove pass)
Location: Bennett Springs Parking Lot at Carvins Cove
The deadline to register is Thursday, September 17. Participants can register at the event.

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7 Summits and Beyond: Introduction to Hiking

(All ages) Whether you are just starting out or returning after some time away from the trail, be sure you are on top of your game! Topics in this course are designed to get you on the trail and prepared for the day and range from trail maps and wicking clothing to first aid and footwear. Be prepared for your 7 Summits journey and gear up locally!

Meeting Date: Wednesday, September 30
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Price: FREE (refreshments will be provided too!)
Location: Walkabout Outfitter, Downtown Roanoke
The deadline to register is Monday, September 28. Registration is available the evening of the program.

 Walkabout Outfitter LOGO- new color from VV7 Summits and Beyond: Backpacking 101 NEW!
(All Ages) Day hikes are great to get started, but backpacking can really take you on the path less traveled and take your 7 Summits experience to the next level. Backpacking 101 provides all the tools you need to be successful spending a night on the trail–water filtration, packing a pack, food preparation, and more! Feel free to bring your own gear and learn how to best utilize it as well!
Meeting Date: Wednesday, October 21
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Price: FREE (refreshments will be provided too!)
Location: Walkabout Outfitter, Downtown Roanoke
The deadline to register is Monday, October 19. Registration is available the evening of the program.