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About Xtreme Hike

We have great news!  FIVE SPOTS have become available in Xtreme Hike. We hope you consider joining us for this adventure!  They will go fast – register now!


The Gateway Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s Xtreme Hike program takes hikers through the beautiful scenic terrain on The Ozark Trail to raise funds and awareness for cystic fibrosis.  Xtreme Hike is about reaching new heights — physically and philanthropically.  Xtreme Hike is an endurance training and fundraising program that culminates in an exciting Expenses-Paid Weekend at the Wilderness Lodge Resort with a 30.1 Mile Hike taking place on September 13, 2014 in Lesterville, MO.

Xtreme Hikers are asked to raise $2,500 for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. You have until October 1th to raise the funds, so it is completely doable. No prior experience with fundraising is necessary.  We will provide you with the support and expertise needed to become a successful fundraiser. Consider making a $100 tax-deductible donation to kick-start your fundraising.  Last year, we had 32 hikers participate, and they raised over $110,000!  Please don’t let the fundraising intimidate you – it is extremely doable and much easier than one might imagine.

Your life won’t be the same after you’ve participated in Xtreme Hike.  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 CF. 

For more information, please contact Colleen, Development Director, at (314) 733-1241 or ccaul@cff.org

Check out this great video coverage from our 2013 Xtreme Hike!


Xtreme Hike features:

•Three month training program (May 25-September 13)
•Daily workout calendar
•Weekly team hikes in and around the St. Louis area led by hiking coaches from May 31-September 6
•Accommodations for 3 days and 2 nights near the trail head at the beautiful Wilderness Lodge Resort (September 12-14)
•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 Party
•Post-Hike Celebration Dinner & Reception
•Victory & Awards Breakfast

Top Teams

  1 -  Top Team 20K Team Isabelle ($26,396.47)
  2 -  Top Team 20K Cambridge Burners ($22,297.40)
  3 -  Top Team 5K Miracles for Maddie ($15,931.00)
  4 -  Top Team 5K Team Two Bits ($15,000.46)
  5 -  Top Team 5K Team Ram Rod ($8,180.00)

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Top Hikers

  1 -  Super Hiker Self-Donation Sarah Gwillim Mansholt ($15,000.46)
  2 -  Super Hiker Self-Donation Mark Trokey ($10,165.00)
  3 -  Super Hiker Self-Donation Steve Liescheidt ($6,500.20)
  4 -  Super Hiker Self-Donation Angie Monko ($5,568.00)
  5 -  Stan Wallach ($4,930.00)

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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: $110,000.00

Raised: $154,577.77

Donate Now

Hike Details

Date: 9/13/2014
Check-in: Friday
Start Time: Saturday
Trail Mileage: 30.1 Miles
Location: Ozark Trail,
Lesterville, MO

Print Hike Details

New Mobile App

Coming soon: Xtreme Hike App!

Available on the iPhone App Store

Android App on Google Play

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