NC High Country

trail camp

with

Maggie Guterl & Zach Miller

About

Learn more basics about the camp here.

Details

Learn more specific details about the camp here.

Registrer

Learn how to register and whats included in registration here.

Contact

If you have any questions, please ask them here.

NC-trail camp-2021-87.jpg

ABOUT 

Come join Tanawha Adventures and professional ultrarunners Maggie Guterl and Zach Miller from October 19th-23rd, 2022 for an epic five day Blue Ridge Mountain Trail Running experience in Western North Carolina.  Based out of Camp Grier, runs will take you past gorgeous waterfalls, through forests of a kaleidoscope of colors, and past pristine high elevation balds and rocky summits.  A typical day will start with a healthy, locally sourced, breakfast and a short pre-run meeting. Each run will be approximately 8-11 miles in length with anywhere between 1,000 - 2,000 ft of elevation gain over varied terrain.  Runs will finish with a picnic lunch. The afternoons will include a variety of activities including workshops, site seeing, and relaxing at camp.  Exciting evening activities will include special events, campfires, beer, and dining together at some of the best restaurants/breweries in Asheville and the surrounding area.

 
NC-trail camp-2021-13.jpg

DETAILS

Date: October 19th-23rd, 2022

 

Is This Camp a Good Fit For Me?

  • Trail runners of varying abilities are welcome to the camp.

  • Pacers/Guides are provided for each run to accommodate varying paces; however, this is NOT a hiking camp.  If you're still unsure about pace, please contact us directly and we can help you decide.

  • This is not a "Hell Week" style fitness camp; however, we would like you to arrive to camp ready to run 8-11 miles each day with roughly 1000-2000 feet of gain. 

  • Please do not arrive injured out of respect for yourself and others.

  • Our goal for each run is to show you some of the most beautiful trails in Western North Carolina. You can expect varying terrain; rocky and smooth terrain, single-track, mud, jaw-dropping views, technicolor landscapes, and much more!

  • Camp sits at roughly 1600 feet, but most of our runs will be spent between an elevation of 4500-6700 feet. You might feel slightly affected by the thinner air.

Arrival and Departure

Check in at camp is from 2:30pm-3:30pm on Wednesday, October 19th. Runners can fly into Asheville Regional Airport and a complimentary shuttle from the airport to camp will run at 2 pm.  Please plan your flights accordingly. Runs and all other activities will begin at 4pm on October 13th and wrap up the morning of the 23rd. Runners can plan to fly out the afternoon of Sunday, October 23rd with shuttles from camp to the airport leaving at 10am.  Check out for all runners is at 10am.  

Meals

A healthy breakfast bar each morning, gourmet picnic lunches, and evening dinners out on the town are all provided. In addition, cabins will be stocked with snacks, beer, waters, and hydrating beverages in the kitchen.

Lodging

Our base will be at beautiful Camp Grier in Old Fort, NC.  This is cabin-style lodging with up to one roommate in a comfortable room with bed linens and towels provided. The lodge is designed with common bath facilities, kitchen and lounge space.

 
NC-trail camp-2021-25.jpg

REGISTER

Cost

  • Registration - $1,995

  • A $600 non-refundable deposit is due at registration.  The remaining balance is due by September 15th, 2022.

Included in Your Registration

  • 5 Days, 4 Nights Lodging

  • Ground Transportation (to and from the airport; and to all camp activities/runs)

  • All meals, including dinners out on the town (alcohol not included)

  • Workshops

  • Guided Runs/Coaching by Zach Miller and Maggie Guterl

  • Specially planned evening events

  • $600+ worth of incredible swag from sponsors 

  • Amazing Blue Ridge Mountain scenery 

  • A once in a lifetime opportunity to share trails with amazing folks in a beautiful location on gorgeous trails while learning invaluable tips on how to become a stronger more balanced runner

Limited to 20 participants
 
 

Contact us

  • Black Facebook Icon
  • Black Twitter Icon
  • Black Instagram Icon

Success! Message received.

apeman.png
Maat2.jpg
Logos_GoodrSunglasses_Run.jpg
TW logo rgb.png
drymax_logo.png
logo_318befc1-e211-415c-962f-fcf7a8198336_3000x.png
the-north-face-1-logo-png-transparent.png