Backpackers’ and Dayhikers’ Club Meeting

Jun 17, 2022 7:00PM—8:00PM


The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Cost Free

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Program is “Thirty-Eight Days on the John Muir Trail,” and will be presented by the Merkle Brothers.  They will share photos and info of their 225+ mile trek on the John Muir Trail.  The John Muir Trail is a long-distance trail in the Sierra Nevada mountain range of California, passing through Yosemite, Kings Canyon and Sequoia National Parks.  The program will be followed by a break and snacks/refreshments and then the regular monthly meeting

Backpackers and Dayhikers is an organization for active adults. They typically schedule two or three dayhikes and one weekend backpacking trip each month, as well as the occasional cabin trip or car-camping weekend.  Dayhikes are usually in northeast Ohio, while backpack trips are most frequently in Ohio, Pennsylvania or West Virginia. The club plans an annual one-week backpacking trip to a destination in the western U.S.  Past trips have included Wyoming, Colorado and Oregon, Montana, and Canada.  Club meetings are held at The Wilderness Center and are usually on the third Friday of each month at 7:00 p.m.  They welcome anyone who shares their love of the outdoors and the beauty and challenges it offers.  For more information please visit their website: