About Xtreme Hike

We're thrilled to offer this life-changing experience once again in October of 2020!
The CFF Gateway Chapter's 8th annual Fall Xtreme Hike!

New Xtreme Hike Location: Lake of the Ozarks State Park

Join us at Missouri's Largest State Park to hike 30.1 miles in one day. The adventure begins on Friday night, October 23rd when you check in at the Inn at Grand Glaize. The hike begins pre-dawn on Saturday, October 24th at Lake of the Ozarks State Park. You'll enjoy a breathtaking sunrise, as well as fully stocked aid stations to support you along the journey. You will not want to miss this opportunities to meet like-minded individuals and challenge each other to help cure cystic fibrosis one step at a time! In 2019, 68 hikers participated in our Fall Xtreme Hike event, to help raise awareness and vital funds towards the CF Foundation's mission to find a cure for cystic fibrosis. During the 3 months leading up to Xtreme Hike Day, these hikers trained as a team under the guidance of experienced hike coaches, while raising over $250,000!

All hikers will enjoy accommodations for three days and two nights. This includes an energizing, pre-hike pasta party, pre-hike breakfast, post party dinner and a "Victory" breakfast on Sunday. As participants prepare for the physical challenge, hikers are encouraged to raise $2,500 through their personal and social media campaigns.

The journey of participation includes:

  • Three month training program
  • Daily workout calendar
  • Accommodations for 3 days and 2 nights
  • Transportation to and from the trail on Hike day
  • Aid stations along the trail stocked with refreshing food and beverages
  • Official Xtreme Hike shirt
  • Pre-hike pasta party
  • Prior to sunrise hike breakfast
  • Post hike dinner and reception
  • Victory breakfast

Hikers ages 16 and up may participate. Click here to read the full Hike Event Policy.

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.