Men’s Winter Wilderness Trip

2023 MWWT
February 23th-26th 
 

Location

Red River Gorge
Slade Kentucky

Cost leaving on:

Friday – $30

Thursday – $30

*Includes Saturday dinner

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Communication and information

   Click here to access the MWWT google folder.

We will be using email and the Google folder for primary means of communication. Also you can be more educated on gear and other “how to’s” for winter backpacking in the google folder. 

When the men become men who backpacked in the winter wilderness.

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Top 10 Reasons Winter Backpacking is GREAT

1. It is never too hot.
2. There are no bugs.
3. There are fewer people.
4. A campfire never felt so good.
5. Your water is always nice and cool.
6. Greater sense of accomplishment.
7. The views are better without leaves on the trees.
8. It makes you appreciate heat and shelter in the winter.
9. There is nothing like waking up with snow on your tarp.
10. You can actually sleep use your sleeping bag instead of on it.

Charles Deam Map

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Info on The Deam

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What to expect

  1. Time with Jesus.
  2. Depending on what group you choose, we backpack between 5-15+ miles.
  3. Slow down, disconnect from the world, and fellowship with men and with Jesus.
  4. Learn outdoor skills like – orienteering, firebuilding, staying warm, setting up tent/hammocks, filtering water, backcountry cooking, etc.
  5. On the daily – Wake up, get warm, eat breakfast, group/solo Bible time, hit the trail, enjoy the terrain, chat with buddys, eat lunch, hike, set up camp, eat dinner, group Bible time, stay warm, sleep, repeat.
  6. On the way home – thaw,  shove our faces full of food, and get really excited to see your family!

Previous Locations - Dates - Pics

 Charles Deam (1.75 hr drive) (2007, 2008, 2010, 2016)
Red River Gorge (3.75hrs) (2009, 2011, 2013, 2020)
Harrison Crawford (2.5hrs) (2012, 2014, 2019)
German Ridge (3.5hrs) (2017, 2021)
Knobstone (Delaney Park/Spurgeon Hollow) (2hrs) (2015, 2018)