Father & Son Adventure
Deep into the forest we will journey to answer the call of the wild!
This trek into the wilds of the Smoky Mountains is a boys only Adventure that will build and strengthen the bond with your father or son whether you like it or not! The wilderness has a way of doing that. We will test ourselves in our outdoorsman skills and reconnect to our wild sides. As we explore some of the many hidden treasures of the backcountry in some of the most beautiful and rugged terrain around! We will build confidence and skills while creating memories that will last a lifetime! We experience fire towers, waterfalls, river crossings, swimming holes and much more that make this trip one experience that won’t soon be forgotten.
Trip difficulty: Moderate with 5-12 miles per day. This trip is all-inclusive, as SMG provides all needed equipment, food, and necessary items.
Total distance on trail = 16.9 miles
Total Elevation gain(loss) = 4,008ft (-4,008ft)
Max elevation = 5,120ft
Min elevation = 1,753ft
(Route and statistics may vary due to availability of backcountry sites and weather.)
Time: 3 days / 2 nights
Limit: 6 in a group (+up to 2 guides)
Price per two (father/son): $1150
Price per additional son: $350
May 31 – April 2
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- High elevation views (such as fire towers)
- Low elevation wonders (such as creeks and swimming holes)
- Learning or fine-tuning your outdoorsman skills.
Detailed daily route plan:
Advisory or cautions:
As with any high elevation hiking the weather can change quickly and mental\physical preparedness is necessary for your enjoyment.
So are you ready to join on us on an adventure?!!!
Here is a list of stuff you should bring with you and what is provided by your guide!
YOU BRING, and are responsible for …
(Keep in mind that this will be a heavy pack, and over loading can make for a less than comfy trip for you. The same goes for bringing too little! So read this carefully and please feel free to ask your guide for advice!)
Please inform your guide of any and all health issues and potentially critical personal info such as allergies to any meds and or bees or heart conditions etc.
Oh and about the food! I know your thinking about the food!
All meals are prepared by your guide!
Our dinners will be a yummy mix of filling and tasty dehydrated meals with added fresh veggies and we try to have a different meal each night! We pick high quality meals and fruits and veggies for us and our guests so we are all fully energized and feel great for our adventures!
For breakfasts we like to have a breakfast bar and or yummy hot oatmeal!
Lunches are usually peanut butter and jelly or tuna packets and crackers!
We also provide a few good snack bars for each day.
And of course there has to be a desert!
Please inform your guide upon reservation of any dietary restrictions or needs.