Queer Youth Backpacking
There will be areas with no service. In the event of an emergency at home, please call the number listed above, and our emergency contact will relay the information to us. 413-341-0082
Packing List (Click here)
Please bring all items listed. Let us know if you have any questions.
Includes: Transportation to trailhead, food, backpacks, sleeping bags, tents, stoves, bowls, utensils.
Doesn't Include: Transportation to Manchester, NH, personal clothing, boots, toiletries.
Please scan & return (bring originals to trip):
TVOP Youth Waiver
TVOP Health Form
Week 1: Sunday, August 5-Thursday, August 9
Week 2: Monday, August 13-Friday, August 17
Day 1 (Aug. 5 & 13)
Drop off: 1pm. Manchester Airport, Cell Phone Lot, Airport Road, Manchester (Google Map Directions)
Drive: 30 mins
Sleep: Bear Brook State Park
Day 2 (Aug. 6 & 14)
Hike: Mt. Cardigan - 3 miles
Drive: 1 hr 30 mins
Sleep: Mt. Cardgian's High Cabin
Day 3 (Aug. 7 & 15)
Hike: North & South Doublehead Mountain - 2.5 miles
Drive: 2 hr 15 mins
Sleep: Doublehead Cabin
Day 4 (Aug. 8 & 16)
Hike: Black Mountain - 1 mile
Drive: 15 mins
Sleep: Black Mountain Cabin
Day 5 (Aug. 9 & 17)
Drive: 2 hr 30 mins
Pick up: 3pm (approx.) Manchester Airport, Cell Phone Lot, Airport Road, Manchester
Phone Policy: To maintain privacy, there will be a “no-phone” policy on this trip. Please leave your phone at home, or we can store them in a safe place for you.