Day Hike: South Beyond 6,000

Pre-Trip Meeting: None

The South Beyond 6,000 (SB6K) Challenge, organized by the Carolina Mountain Club, encourages hikers to scale the forty 6,000 foot peaks in the Southern Appalachian Mountains. Those who complete the SB6K Challenge earn a patch as well as the satisfaction of having hiked the tallest mountains in the Southeast. Over the next few years, Venture Outdoor Leadership will travel to each of the peaks that our Commercial Use Permit allows us to access.
Because of the elevation and the remote location of these mountains, participants should know these hikes are inherently strenuous physically, often present extreme weather and other hazards, and typically take 8 or more hours to complete. Beginners are welcome, just expect a challenging and rewarding day.

Participants must provide their own high-top backpacking boots with ankle support.


  • Fill out a 2019-20 Medical Form or have a 2018-2019 Medical Form already on file with Venture. The file is available under “Forms” on our NinerEngage portal.
  • Pay online or with cash or check in the Venture Office (225 Cone University Center).

Please note that spaces on this trip are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Your registration is not complete until both steps are finished.

Hosted by: Venture Outdoor Leadership
Additional Information can be found at:

Sunday, October 27, 2019 at 12:00am to 11:45pm


Undergraduate Students, Graduate Students, Faculty & Staff, Public & Community



Students $25, Faculty/Staff $40, Community $55

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