Charlotte Fall Xtreme Hike 2018

About Xtreme Hike

The Charlotte Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is proud to present the 2018 XTREME HIKE to Cure Cystic Fibrosis.  In just one day, a dedicated team of Xtreme Hikers will hike a 30.1 mile stretch of the famed Appalachian Trail to raise funds and awareness for the CF Foundation’s mission to find a cure for cystic fibrosis.  Hikers will train for three months to prepare for this amazing journey.  Each participant also sets a goal to raise funds to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.  We will provide you with all of the tools needed to reach your goals, both on and off the trail.

Contact Stephanie Cherry to learn more and get started today! scherry@cff.org or (704) 321-7852

Included in Your Hike Experience
•Three month training program
•Daily workout calendar
•Weekly team hikes in and around the Charlotte area
•Accommodations for 3 days and 2 nights near the trail head
•Transportation to and from the trail on Hike Day
•Aid stations along the trail stocked with food and hydration
•XTREME HIKE wicking shirt
•Pre-Hike Pasta Dinner
•Post-Hike Celebration Dinner & Reception
•Victory & Awards Breakfast


Why We Hike

In 2009, avid hikers and longtime Foundation supporters, John Barlow and Amos Beason presented themselves with a challenge: hike 30 miles in a single day to give hope to those who may never have the opportunity to experience the thrill of climbing a mountain or the wonders of the outdoors.  After a long and grueling day of hiking, they accomplished their goal and their passion has inspired hikers throughout the CF community and beyond to continue hiking until a cure is found.  In just five short years, the XTREME HIKE program in Charlotte has raised more than $4.6 Million for vital CF research, care and education.


Learn More

Contact us to learn more about how this adventure will change your life while giving hope to thousands, scherry@cff.org or (704) 321-7852 

The journey starts the moment you sign up. You will receive personal coaching, participate in training hikes and connect with a community of people who share your aspiration to reach new heights. Learn about Xtreme Hike events across the country.

Hikers ages 18 and up may participate.  Click here to read the full Hiker Age Policy. 


Top Teams

  1 -  JUST BREATHE ($4,045.00)
  2 -  Emily's Team ($1,355.00)
  3 -  Smith Horton Law ($250.00)
  4 -  Be Strong Get Strong ($100.00)
  5 -  Aveanna Healthcare ($100.00)

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Top Hikers

  1 -  Super Hiker Ben Sidbury ($5,000.00)
  2 -  Self-Donation Wendy Stainbrook ($3,265.00)
  3 -  Self-Donation Chelsea And Donnie Lawrence ($1,355.00)
  4 -  Marc Dy ($1,275.00)
  5 -  Dana Wyant ($780.00)

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Volunteer for Xtreme Hike

Would you like to join the volunteer team or do you know someone who would enjoy being a part of a winning team? There are many skill-enhancing and fun volunteer opportunities to experience. The contribution of each volunteer helps make Xtreme Hike more enjoyable and it helps raise funds to cure cystic fibrosis.

Become a Volunteer

Hike Goal: $260,000.00

Raised: $13,582.41

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Hike Details

Date: 9/29/2018
Check-in: TBD
Start Time: TBD
Trail Mileage: 30.1 Miles
Location: The Appalachian Trail - Hurricane Gap to Max Patch,
Charlotte, NC
Event Coordinator Name: Stephanie Cherry
Event Coordinator Email: scherry@cff.org
Event Coordinator Phone: (704) 321-7852

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