The Hiker’s Journey

In just one day, a dedicated team of Xtreme Hikers will take on the Adirondack Mountain High Peaks to raise funds and awareness for the CF Foundation's mission to find a cure for cystic fibrosis and to provide all people with the disease the opportunity to lead full, productive lives! The Xtreme Hike experience builds fortitude and friendships, and tests strength and courage, and you will be provided with all the tools needed to reach your goals, both on and off the trail. Our dedicated group will have three different routes to choose from, ranging from 13 to 17 miles with over 4,900’ of elevation gain

On Xtreme Hike weekend you will be treated to a three day experience like no other. All hikers will enjoy accommodations for three days and two nights at High Peaks Resort.This includes an energizing, pre-hike pasta party, pre-hike breakfast, and a celebratory post-hike party. The Xtreme Hike is limited to 40 participants

The journey of participation includes:

  • Three months of training hikes
  • Daily workout calendar
  • Hotel accommodation for 2 nights in Lake Placid, NY
  • Official Xtreme Hike wicking shirt
  • Pre-hike kick-off dinner
  • Pre-sunrise breakfast on Hike day
  • Transportation to and from the trailheads
  • Post-Hike cocktail hour and celebration receiption


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.