Perimeter Trail Weekend


Perimeter Trail Weekend


APRIL 11 - 12, 2014

Friday April 11

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 Spencer Hall (just behind McGriff Alumni House.) Mingle with favorite professors at this energy building meal and hear what's new in Sewanee's outdoor life. We'll meet outside Spencer then move into Harris Commons for dinner.

Saturday April 12

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.

The Sewanee Inn is under construction and will not be available this year.  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
Swimming suit and towel

COST: $155 per person
Included in the price:
  • All courtesy car rides
  • Food and drink at Friday's pre-hike dinner
  • Breakfast and lunch on hike day
  • Celebration Dinner
  • 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: 4/11/2014 to 4/12/2014
Location: The University of the South, Sewanee