The State of North Carolina has declared 2023 to be Year of the Trail, and there’s going to be a lot going on. For starters, the State Legislature has allocated $29.15 million in funding for the Complete the Trails Fund. That money will fund projects on North Carolina’s 12 State Trails, which you can find here. Expect a lot of “Excuse our Mess” signs in 2023.
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Explore with Us
Our goal is to get you outside. Preferably as a well-prepared, confident and competent adventurer. To that end, we offer opportunities in four categories:
Trail guides, books, tutorials
We love when you feel confident enough to strike out on your own, whether it’s for a 2-mile hike on a local trail or thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail (a graduate of our first Intro to Backpacking class actually went on to hike the AT, in 2015). To help you in this regard we offer:
GetHiking! Corporate Wellness
If you’re interested in bringing all the wellness benefits of hiking to your workplace, we can help.
GetHiking! Corporate is an employer-sponsored program designed to get employees from behind their desks and into the outdoors.
“You did an amazing job with our group, with so much planning that went into it. It was wonderfully executed. “— Chrissy Lantry, Novo Nordisk,on weekend teambuilding retreat
What’s the difference between walking a few times around the building at lunchtime and hiking for a couple hours on the weekend? Rather than rushing to get in those laps before you return to your desk, you’ll be challenging mind and body as you move on natural surface with more ups and downs, twists and turns. Rather than fretting about the email you need to send, you’ll be navigating trees and rocks, allowing your brain to shift focus and let the stress flow out of you. Hiking regularly you’ll be more relaxed, have more stamina, and be more ready than ever to tackle whatever challenges come your way.