Perimeter Trail Weekend


Perimeter Trail Weekend


APRIL 17 - 18, 2015

Friday April 17

3 p.m. Warm-up hike at Caldwell Rim Trail (Lost Cove.) If you're able to be here in time, meet at the McGriff Alumni House to drive to the trailhead. This two-mile loop will give you a glimpse of the University's newly-acquired property.

6:30 p.m. Dinner at the new Sewanee Inn. Mingle with favorite professors at this energy building meal and hear what's new in Sewanee's outdoor life. 

Saturday April 18

7 a.m. Pre-hike Breakfast. Take courtesy vans to starting location. Hikers may choose to hike the full trail (20 miles) or half trail (12 miles). Full hikers and half hikers head counterclockwise on the Perimeter Trail from Gate 5.

Noon Meet for lunch. Half trail hikers are finished and can take courtesy vans back to McGriff Alumni House.

6:30 p.m. Cocktails and Dinner at McGriff Alumni House.

We have a block of rooms for our group at the Sewanee Inn.  To make your reservation, visit  St. Mary's Retreat has just completed a new conference center and is taking reservations.
Accommodations are not included and will be an additional cost.

Hiking shoes and clothes. Rain coat if weather forecast is bad. (The hike will take place unless the rain is very heavy or stormy.)
Sun block

COST: $155 per person
Included in the price:
  • All courtesy car rides
  • Food and drink at Friday's pre-hike dinner at the Sewanee Inn
  • Breakfast and lunch on hike day
  • Celebration Dinner at the McGriff Alumni House
  • Perimeter Trail Weekend Souvenir
Need more information?
Call or email McGriff Alumni House at 888.867.6884 or email
For more information about the Perimeter Trail, visit the University's
Perimeter Trail webpage.

Please click here to register

Contact Information

Susan Askew
McGriff Alumni House
Sewanee, TN 37383
Date & Location
Date: 4/17/2015 to 4/18/2015
Location: The University of the South, Sewanee