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DC Hike

About Xtreme Hike

To sign up for the Xtreme Hike, please contact Erin Leahey at 301-657-8444 ext.
201 or eleahey@cff.org. Thank you!

The Metro DC Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is proud to present the 2014 XTREME HIKE Program. In just one day, a dedicated team of Xtreme Hikers will hike a 26 mile stretch of the Blue Ridge Mountains at Wintergreen Resort in VA to raise funds and awareness for the CF Foundation's mission to find a cure for cystic fibrosis.

We want you to be part of this once in a lifetime experience. As long as you're ready to make a difference, this is one adventure you won't want to miss! 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 CF. Fitness enthusiasts of all levels who enjoy the outdoors are welcome to participate.

The Xtreme Hike Program Offers You:

Great People.
Our coaches, provide exceptional training and information on fitness, nutrition, gear and injury prevention and hiking principles like Leave No Trace.


Amazing destinations. This year's destination will take us to beautiful Wintergreen Resort where we will hike two peaks Devils Knob and Blackrock. Both mountain and valley trails explore waterfalls and unbroken wilderness.

Fundraising support. From your own Web page to our helpful staff and fundraising tips, your fundraising will be easy and successful.

A fabulous weekend. Your lodging, meals and pre-and post-event activities are all covered for an unforgettable weekend experience.

A lifesaving cause. For many, the greatest benefit of all is knowing you will be making a difference in the quest to find a cure for cystic fibrosis.



Included in your Support Package: 
  • Three month training program
  • Weekly team hikers in and the DC Metro area
  • Accommodations for 3 days and 2 nights near the trailhead
  • Transportation to and from the trial 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

Each hiker is asked to meet the suggested fundraising minimum of $2,500. Upon registration, hikers will be asked to make a $100 registration donation which will be credited to your fundraising goal.

Training Schedule

Join Our Meetup Group to be the first to know about upcoming training hikes and activities!

Meet our Coaches!


Top Teams

  1 -  Top Team 20K Team L.R.B. ($21,548.00)
  2 -  Top Team 5K Brynn-Zilla's ($6,330.00)
  3 -  Top Team 5K Hamm ($5,410.00)
  4 -  MAS Mileage ($2,817.11)
  5 -  Sister and Misters With Blisters ($1,525.00)

More »

Top Hikers

  1 -  Super Hiker Scott Hoffman ($15,009.00)
  2 -  Self-Donation Allison Dodge ($3,388.00)
  3 -  Jo Meszoly ($2,590.00)
  4 -  Chris Hamm ($2,010.00)
  5 -  Martin Miller ($1,700.00)

More »

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: $80,000.00

Raised: $47,355.11

Donate Now

Hike Details

Date: 9/27/2014
Check-in: Friday
Start Time: Saturday
Trail Mileage: 26 Miles
Location: ,
Wintergreen, VA

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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