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Hey Trails folks, for those of you that are available this Sunday, come and de-stress w/ Forest Therapy. Also known as forest bathing, or shinrin-yoku, it's a slow paced walk that taps into your senses by observation & awareness.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1643637895782552/

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/de-stress-with-forest-therapy-tickets-58184743133?fbclid=IwAR01PrA8yVGP3JQXZcWEPPJmJBkwZNohw2Qm6FfHOOrtTCe6cgW1gKpit1Y
Hope to see you there! Planet Forward Green GW GW Honey W. Nashman Center for Civic Engagement and Public Service GW Multicultural Student Services Center (MSSC) GW Campus Recreation GW Food Recovery Network Student Association at the George Washington University (SA) GW Animal Advocates GW Trails: Come Play Outside Campaign GW GW Alternative Breaks Program
College Magazine is giving away $895 worth of everyday carry items like a backpack, flashlight, tablet and more. Enter to win this awesome Maglite giveaway! You might need it on your next trip!
Credit: GW Trails: Come Play Outside
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We were recently lucky enough to have this awesome group from GW Trails: Come Play Outside climb the Via Ferrata! After the tour they sent us some of the best photos of the Via that we've ever seen!

Credit for these incredible photos goes to Sher Ahmed,
Graduate School of Education & Human Development,
The George Washington University.
If you didn't know already they're trying to build a tram in the grand canyon which is just bad.

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here you go
Please fill out this survey for our class project! Please Please Please! It'll only take 5 minutes...
Thank you so much for the amazing spelunking experience yesterday! I had so much fun that I already registered for the next spelunking trip & the s***t shooting event. I can't wait until then!
GREAT feature in the March DSA Newsletter featuring GW Trails: Come Play Outside - written by Rachael Wise!

From hiking to caving - from surfing to kayaking- GW TRAiLS organizes a diverse range of outdoor ad

Operating as usual

Photos from GW Trails's post 09/14/2022

this weekend

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highlights from this weekend!

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AB dump pt 3: dc adventure & hiking + camping

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AB dump pt 2: ocean & whitewater

Photos from GW Trails's post 05/03/2022

Final trips of the semester: horse riding and Sandy point beach! Thank you for coming on our trips this semester. We’ve got some great plans for the fall, so make sure to keep your eye out when we’re back from summer 👀

Photos from GW Trails's post 04/25/2022

As finals kick in, we thought we’d escape into nature for some backpacking and yoga! Join us for our last trip of the semester this weekend — paddling on the Potomac!

Photos from GW Trails's post 04/08/2022

Thanks for coming to our GBM! We loved seeing all of your talent and enjoying the campfire with y’all ❤️

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Highlights from the weekend!

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More highlights from this weekend: intermediate spelunking!!

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Mary’s Rock and Honor’s hike this weekend! Thanks for venturing out with us 🍄🌿☀️

03/14/2022

Today is officially the LAST DAY where you can get some cool attire to wear on a hike, around campus, or while chilling in your dorm! Anything you order will be shipped to GW and then we’ll be in touch with you directly about how to pick up your purchase. As always, if you have any questions feel free to DM us or email Sophie at [email protected]. Enjoy the rest of your spring break! 🌿🌸☀️

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Thanks for making enchiladas with us on Wednesday!! Keep your eyes peeled to sign up for our next GBM, which’ll be an open mic night after spring break 👀🎤🎵

Photos from GW Trails's post 03/07/2022

Another weekend, another round of great trips! Thank you to everyone who ventured out to Apple House, Annapolis Rock, and Little Devil’s Stairs with us 🏔🍃🥾

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Good news! TRAiLS is now selling merch. The link to order any of these items is in our bio, and it’ll be open for the next two weeks! If you have any questions, feel free to DM us. See you on the trail 🐻

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It’s Monday, which means it’s time for a roundup of trips from this past weekend! Special thanks to Beka, Breanna, Isabel, and Lizzie for some great pictures from Rock Creek Park and Billy Goat 🐐🌳 Be sure to check out o ur March trips, now posted on our website!

Photos from GW Trails's post 02/21/2022

Thank you to everyone who joined us this weekend for some fantastic trips! We ventured to West Virginia for some beginner-level spelunking, went to Mary’s Rock for scenic hikes, and had tons of fun at our i-Women’s indoor climbing trip!

Photos from GW Trails's post 02/10/2022

Thanks for coming to last night’s GBM about fire building! Can’t wait to see you in two weeks for the next GBM ✌️🪵

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Thanks for coming to last night’s GBM about fire building! Can’t wait to see you in two weeks for the next GBM ✌️🪵

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Archery and Old Rag this weekend! Huge shoutout to for helping us out yesterday❤️

01/21/2022

There’s still time to apply to be a TRAiLS guide! If you’re interested, submit your written application by 11:59 tonight. Can’t wait to see you on the trail 🌳🏔🌻

01/14/2022

The time has come! If you are interested in an exciting opportunity to connect with others, expand your leadership skills, and help foster an outdoors community at GW then the Trails Guide Program is for you!! Written applications are only open for a week, so make sure you fill out the form soon 🏕🌄🐻

01/03/2022
Photos from GW Trails's post 12/22/2021

Guide applications are almost open!! Being a guide is an incredibly rewarding experience that lets you develop your creativity and leadership skills. No prior experience is necessary for applications! If you are a freshman, sophomore, or junior undersgraduate student with any interest leading fellow members of the GW community in the outdoors, we encourage you to apply! For more information, you can read the information packet at studentlife.gwu.edu/trails-guides or email [email protected]. If you are interested, applications open January 14th ☀️🌷🌲🥾

Photos from GW Trails's post 11/08/2021

Spelunking and Stony Man this weekend!! Picture credits to

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HUGE thank you to everyone who came to our Open Mic Night and great job to all those who performed! We had an absolute blast with y’all 🎶🪕🕺💃🏻

Photos from GW Trails's post 10/26/2021

Fall break trips to Big Schloss and New River Gorge! Special thank you to .brodsky and for these pics

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Looking for a break from midterms? Join us for a trip! Thank you to .brodsky and for these fabulous highlights 🌱☀️

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Some snapshots from our OAW celebration this past month! Thank you to anyone and everyone who ventured out to enjoy the outdoors with us — hope to see you next time! 🥕🌱🌸

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This weekend’s highlights! 🐻

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Did someone say October trips are on our website?? Sign up for yours today!

Photos from GW Trails's post 09/04/2020

Join GW Trails tomorrow at the Org Fair on Instagram Live () from 4:00pm to 6:00pm EDT. And if you’re in the DC area, sign up for trips at go.gwu.edu/trails

2020 Excellence in Student Life Awards Winners 04/23/2020

We are excited to announce that GW TRAiLS has been awarded The Excellence in Diversity Award! We have done many things this year including starting Identity Based trips & dedicating a committee for Diversity, Inclusion, and Accessibility. We still have a long way to go, but are excited to be recognized. We would also like to congratulate our fellow winners, the Transgender and Non-binary Students of GW. Thanks Student Life at GW!

2020 Excellence in Diversity Award Winner: GW Trails

The Trail Running Film Fest and Seattle Trail Running Expo presented by Rainshadow Running 04/09/2020

The Trail Running Film Fest and Seattle Trail Running Expo presented by Rainshadow Running

There are some amazing outdoor virtual events going on this Spring. The Virtual Trail Running Film Festival is a 2-hour event on May 1st raising funds for YWCA COVID-19 Relief Fund for communities that need it most. Tickets start at $10!
https://www.trailfilmfest.com/

The Trail Running Film Fest and Seattle Trail Running Expo presented by Rainshadow Running Information and ticket sales for The Trail Running Film Festival, North American Tour and the Seattle Trail Running Expo

04/07/2020

Looking for plans this Saturday night? Appalachian State University is hosting a live virtual viewing of Banff Mountain Film Festival THIS Saturday, April 11th at 7:30pm EDT. The viewing is open to the public! Register here to receive more information: https://forms.gle/kgGzPZTj4m3TvNZcA

This Saturday 4/11 at 7:30pm App State Outdoor Programs will be hosting a live virtual viewing of the Banff Mountain Film Festival, including chat possibilities with viewers.

Here are some of the details:
- The viewing will be hosted via Zoom
- Prior registration is required with an email address to receive
the viewing link
- Once registered, you will receive a link to the zoom meeting
via the email you registered with
- This viewing is open to students, staff, and public
- The viewing will be hosted by App State Outdoor Programs
staff

Link to register for the viewing:
https://forms.gle/kgGzPZTj4m3TvNZcA

04/03/2020

Looking for a new challenge that helps you spend time outdoors?? Join our April Outdoors Challenge over on Instagram . Simply tag and use the hastag on your post each week to enter the challenge. The challenge for April 3rd-April 10th, is to show (or tell us) your best social distancing hack! Each week we will have a new challenge, with a new winner! We have prizes from local outdoor retailers and free TRAiLS trips next semester!

What's in My First Aid Kit? 04/02/2020

What's in My First Aid Kit?

Every Thursday in April we are sharing a tutorial or video to help build your outdoor skills! TRAiLS Guide & Wilderness EMT Liz Szafranski reviews the important pieces in her first aid kit. Watch below to help build yours! What is one essential item that you keep with you on hikes or back country travel?

What's in My First Aid Kit? Liz, a Wilderness EMT, reviews her first aid kit and the essentials that should go into creating your own.

03/25/2020

Looking to learn about far away places while you are at home? DC Environmental Film Festival is now an online event! Through March 31st stream their films for FREE! https://dceff.org/2020online/

GW Trails updated their phone number. 02/19/2020

GW Trails updated their phone number.

GW Trails updated their phone number.

GW Trails updated their business hours. 02/19/2020

GW Trails updated their business hours.

GW Trails updated their business hours.

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