Latimer backpacking trip, Sept 10-11

On the weekend of September 10th, we will be going to Latimer Reservation, 334 Plantation Road, Spencer, TN  38585, for an overnight backpacking trip. The 1,550 acre property is surrounded by more than 50,000 acres of public wilderness in the heart of east central Tennessee. 

If you are interested, you must sign up by no later than Monday, August 29th.

We will depart from FHUMC at 7:30 a.m. CST. You should arrive at FHUMC at 7:00 a.m. to prepare for departure. There will be an opportunity for newer backpackers to review the contents of their pack with an experienced scout before departure. The drive will take approximately 2 1/2 hours. We will check in at the main lodge before hitting the trail. The hike in will take about 2 to 2 1/2 hours. Water will be provided by the Reservation staff. We will expect to depart camp on Sunday morning at about 9:00 a.m. CDT. We should be back at FHUMC around 1:00 PM.

To learn more about Latimer Reservation, go to: