Northern Ruck | Schedule

Northern Ruck

Weekend Schedule | 2019

Friday Night

5:00 pm Check in — meet and greet.
6:00 pm Pasta Dinner — with all the extras
7:00 pm Leave No Trace Skills — Ron Burger
8:00 pm

Staying Found on the AT — Ken Bunning

9:00 pm Flip-Flopping the AT — James Smyle


8:00 am Breakfast— Blueberry pancakes, sausage and eggs, etc.* See the sign-up sheet.
9:00 am Hikes along the AT — Form into hiking groups and have a good time just be back in time for lunch and homemade soups!!!
9:00 am - 11:00 am Pack Tuckerization  James Smyle. This is a good time to find out what YOU DO NOT NEED on the trail. 
Noon Lunch— Homemade soups and sandwiches.
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Pack tucks continue...
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Thru-Hiking Bull Session — Here is your chance to ask those who have completed the Appalachian Trail your questions.  Or, maybe just listen to former thru-hikers expound on how to do it –or not do it!! All thru-hikers are welcome to offer advice.
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm What the Funk? — Jim Fetig
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Ruck Potluck — You know how it works, everyone brings a dish and we all eat like kings and leave lots for Glen, the caretaker!
7:00 pm
NoRuck Group Picture — Tidy up and comb your hair (if you have some) and smile pretty for the camera. 
7:15 pm Welcome —  Glen, Bears Den;  Jim Fetig, ATC;  Nate Shank, AT Museum;  Jim Chambers, ALDHA.
7:30 pm Raffle — Proceeds will be split between PATC and ALDHA. Jill “IWOX” Byrd, AT 2016 and ALDHA Treasurer.
7:45 pm - 8:30 pm 50th Anniversary National Scenic Trails Hikes — Ron Burger
8:30 pm - 9:30 pm The Language of Bears — Jim Fetig


7:00 am Breakfast— You’re on your own for this one. See what has been left over and eat up!

Schedule subject to change

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