EARTH DAY SALE! - White Water Pack Rafting & Backpacking Expedition (Ages 13-17)

Monday, June 17 through Friday, June 21

EARTH DAY SALE: $700 Expires May 1 (Reg $850)

Dates: Monday, June 17th through Friday, June 21st

Location: Katahdin Woods & Waters/IAT/East Branch of Penobscot

Ages: 13-17

Join Through the Trees Registered Maine Guides and our Packrafting Guide for this incredible trip! This is a challenging and rewarding adventure, and our Guides and teens will support each other as we paddle and trek across the Maine wilderness! This trip departs from and returns to Through the Trees in Freeport, Maine.


Day 1 - Travel in our TTT passenger van together to Katahdin Woods and Waters' Haskell Gate where we will hike 1.9 miles of the International Appalachian Trail (IAT) to Stair Falls West Camp to settle in for the remainder of the day for free time.

Day 2 - First thing in the morning, we will pack up camp and hike 5.3 miles on the IAT to the Suspension Bridge at Bowlin camps where we will meet our packrafting Guide, Alex. We will inflate our packrafts and do a short paddle down the East Branch of the Penobscot to Big Spring Brook Camp where we will set up camp for the evening.

Day 3 - We will pack up camp and continue paddling down river until we reach Lunksoos Camp where will camp for the evening.

Day 4 - We will pack up camp and continue paddling from Lunksoos Camps to our vehicles at the Boat Ramp off of Mud Brook. We will pack up and drive roughly 40 minutes to lower West Branch Penobscot where we will set up camp for the evening.

Day 5 - We will pack up camp and then spend a half day paddling Class II rapids on the lower West Branch Penobscot before heading back to TTT in Freeport.

Activities: Hiking, swimming, pack rafting, learning how to tend to wilderness camps, campfire cooking, games

Meals Provided:

Day 1: Lunch, Dinner & Snacks

Days 2-4: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Snacks

Day 5: Breakfast, Lunch & Snacks

Sleeping Arrangements: Tents provided by TTT Guides (unless participant has a tent they would like to bring)

Level: Intermediate to Advanced

*Itinerary and exact locations subject to change depending on weather and other factors.

A gear list for this week will be provided at a later date.
Cost: $850

EARTH DAY SALE: $700 Expires May 1 (Reg $850)

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Scholarships may be available. Click here to apply before registering if you need financial support.

*Details/schedule subject to change due to weather and overall needs of the group to create the best experience possible.

Cancellations made by email 30 days or more before the start of the event will receive a full refund of any payments, minus a $100 non-refundable deposit and 4.5% processing fee. 29 days or less, no refunds are provided.