Backpacking in Thielsen Wilderness Area

Join us in hiking a section of the world-renowned Pacific Crest Trail. This trip will take you through Thielsen Wilderness Area right next to jagged Mount Thielsen. Students will camp beside stunning creeks and traverse high alpine meadows and forests.

This trip is appropriate for beginning though experienced hikers and great for anyone who appreciates the great outdoors.

August 15-20 Trip Logistics (Wave 3):

Times are subject to change.

August 15

12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.: Check in at the West Lawn with Voyage Coordinators

12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.: Welcome by Orientation and Voyage Staff on the West Lawn.

  • After Welcome, there is Sign, Shake and Ring with the president of the University, this is a strong Pacific Tradition and a great photo op!

1 p.m. to 4 p.m.: Move in to dorms. Students cannot move-in earlier unless approved by Coordinators.

  • Students with late night flights may fly in Aug. 15 and have a midnight check-in. Please let us know ASAP if you are doing this.
  • Please email kris@pacificu.edu by Aug. 1 if you need pick-up from the airport or train station.

4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.: Parent orientation (parents only)

5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.:  Welcome BBQ for students and parents

6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.: Pre-Trip meeting (students only)

August 16

  • 8 a.m: Trip Departure

All trips return August 20.