About The Trek
Summit five mountains including the sixth highest peak in New York State! Located in the eastern part of the Adirondacks, the Dix Range consists of five peaks: Dix, Macomb, East Dix, South Dix, and Hough. At a total elevation of 4,857 feet, the Dix range is a pretty challenging hike. You will hike 14 miles total on this trek and camp in the backcountry. You will be accompanied by seven other first-years and two upperclassmen leaders. Hiking experience highly recommended.
Difficulty: 4/5

Trek Leaders

Name: Aidan McInerney
Year: Senior
Major: Public Heath
Hometown: Athens, NY
Involvement on campus: Greek life, Rugby
Fun Fact: I work as an EMT in Rochester for American Medical Response

Name: Ariel(R-E-L, not like the mermaid unfortunately) Schwartz
Year: Sophomore
Major: Undecided
Hometown: Atlanta, GA
Involvement on campus: Greek life, Rowing, Club Field Hockey
Fun Fact: I’ve never had a hamburger!


Itinerary
August 18th
8:00 AM – 4:00 PM Trekees’ Move In
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Opening BBQ
8:00 PM – 9:00 PM Trek Leaders Check Trekees’ Gear
August 19th
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Eat Breakfast, and Leave
10:00 AM – 3:00 PM Drive to Elk Lake
3:30 PM – 5:00 PM Backpack to Slide Brook, Set Up Camp
6:00 PM – 10:00 PM Dinner and Relaxing
August 20th
7:00 AM – 11:00 AM Eat Breakfast and Hike Macomb Summit
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM Hike South Dix
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Lunch and Hike to Dix Summit
3:00 PM – 6:00 PM Hike back to Campsite
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Dinner and Relaxing
August 21st
8:00 AM – 8:30 AM Wake Up and Eat Breakfast
8:30 AM – 12:00 PM Clean Up Camp and Return to Elk Lake
12:00 PM – 3:30 PM Return to UR
3:30 PM – 5:00 PM Get Home and Shower
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Closing BBQ