About The Trek
Summit the fifth highest peak in the Adirondacks, Whiteface Mountain, at 4,867 feet above sea level. This trek includes backcountry camping, hiking the Wilmington Trail, and swimming. On a clear day, hikers can see to Montreal and the White Mountain Range in Vermont! You will be accompanied by seven other first-years and two upperclassmen leaders. Hiking experienced highly recommended.
Difficulty: 4/5

Trek Leaders

Name: Sarah Weise
Year: Junior
Major: Secondary Education, American and British Literature
Hometown: Greensburg, PA
Involvement on Campus: Greek Life
Fun Fact: My biceps are actually bigger than Ted Hancock’s and the lighting in my bio is just playing a trick on your eyes

Name: Shea Nashton
Year: Sophomore
Major: Computer Science
Hometown: Oneida, NY
Involvement on Campus: Greek Life, Ultimate Frisbee, Roundnet
Fun Fact: I am an air respirator professional

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 – 3:00 PM Drive to Whiteface and Lunch
3:00 PM – 6:00 PM Hike to Campsite
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Set up Camp and Dinner
8:00 PM – 10:30 PM Activities and Hot Cocoa
August 20th
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM Eat Breakfast and Gear Up
9:00 AM – 4:30 PM Hike Whiteface
4:30 PM – 6:00 PM Snacks and Exploring
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Dinner
8:00 PM – 10:30 PM Clean up and Activities
August 21st
6:00 AM – 7:00 AM Eat Breakfast and Pack up Camp
7:00 AM – 10:00 AM Hike out of Campsite
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Drive to UR, Lunch on Road