Central PA Xtreme Hike 2015

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About Xtreme Hike

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's Xtreme Hike program takes hikers through some of the most scenic trails in the nation to raise funds and awareness for cystic fibrosis. Xtreme Hike is about reaching new heights --physically and philanthropically. It's a journey of passion, determination, and personal triumph, as much as it's an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of people with cystic fibrosis.  

The Central Pennsylvania Chapter's Xtreme Hike, a pledge based fundraiser, is a 28 mile or 18 mile, one-day hike. Hikers explore the breath taking, scenic terrain of the Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail and Laurel Ridge State Park in early October to witness fall color in all its glory. Hikers will be faced with challenging climbs, but at the peaks they'll be rewarded with stunning views of the Youghiogheny River. All hikers will enjoy accommodations for three days/two nights at the renowned 7 Springs Mountain Resort. This includes an energizing, pre-hike pasta party, a post-hike "finisher" BBQ at Lake Tahoe Lodge, and a victory/awards brunch. Hikers are encouraged to raise $2,500 in pledges through their personal and social media campaigns. Xtreme Hike is limited to 20 hikers, so reserve your spot today! 

Event Includes:

• Accommodations for three days & two nights
• Training program & hikes to help you prepare
• Tasty pre-hike pasta dinner
• Free Xtreme Hike wicking shirt
• Transportation to and from hotel and trail
• Refreshments & snacks at rest stations along the trail
• Great prizes for fundraisers
• Post-hike Victory and Awards Breakfast 

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. Sponsors, volunteers and of course, participants are needed!

Hikers ages 18 and up may participate.  Click here to read the full Hike Event Policy.

For more information email Adrienne Mitford at amitford@cff.org or call (717) 671-4000.

Hikers accept this challenge for various reasons, but at the heart of it, each person is making a commitment to help us reach our goal of making “CF” stand for “Cure Found!”

Top Teams

  1 -  Muncy Mucus Mashers for Meggers ($12,383.76)
  2 -  Xtreme Knight Hike ($6,758.53)
  3 -  SmackDown CF ($1,735.50)

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Top Hikers

  1 -  Super Hiker Self-Donation Bingo Event ($7,793.00)
  2 -  Super Hiker Self-Donation Tom Knight ($5,958.53)
  3 -  Self-Donation Robin Kingston ($2,083.00)
  4 -  Jana Benscoter ($1,650.50)
  5 -  Self-Donation Denise Cordes ($1,582.76)

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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: $60,000.00

Raised: $25,612.79

Donate Now

Hike Details

Date: October 2-4, 2015
Check-in: Friday
Start Time: Saturday
Trail Mileage: 18 or 28 miles
Location: Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail ,
Ohiopyle, PA
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Please convert cash donations into a money order or check before mailing or bringing to the event.

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