Wild River Wilderness and Androscoggin River

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Wild River Wilderness and Androscoggin River


August 10-13, 2017

This backpacking/paddling combination trip begins with camping overnight at Wild River Campground and a Beauty Walk along the Moriah Brook. The next day we will wake up for a backpacking overnight along the Wild River and Black Angel Trails to the Blue Brook Tentsite in the Wild River Wilderness, hiking out the next morning. We will then spend Saturday night at a campground on the Androscoggin River with proximity to some good swimming. Enjoy fellowship that evening with your wilderness community at a local brewery and wake up to paddle the beautiful Androscoggin River on Sunday morning. Previous backpacking or paddling experience isn’t necessary, but it is important that participants be in good condition to navigate the terrain and small elevation gains while carrying personal and group gear.

Lead guide: Aram Mitchell

Before you register read through our payment and cancellation Terms & Conditions. The online registration process takes approximately 20-30 minutes.  When you are ready to register for this Renewal in the Wilderness experience select the REGISTER button below.

You will be prompted to fill out the Registration Information, which includes: Personal Information, Pre-trip Questions, Emergency Contact Information, and Insurance Verification.

Once you've completed the Registration Information the trip will be added to your "CART". Click on "CART" in the top right and you will be directed to the payment process. Follow the prompts to select your preferred payment. You may pay the full balance at the time of registration. However, if you prefer, you can register with a non-refundable 25% deposit: To do so enter the Promo Code "DEPOSIT" prior to paying. Your total will be adjusted to 25% of the full fee. Renewal in the Wilderness will invoice you for the remaining balance according to the payment schedule corresponding to the date of your trip.

If you prefer an emailed or hardcopy of the registration materials, or if you have any questions at all about the registration process, contact us:

Email: contact@renewalinthewilderness.com

Phone: (207)200-3494

Mail: PO Box 1583 Portland ME 04104


After you have completed the registration process we will contact you to confirm receipt of your payment, and to guide you through the preparation process. Part of the preparation includes our release forms. If you want to get a head start, you can download them here: RITW Release Forms.

Once we have received your Release Forms we will contact you with travel information and a packing list specific to your Renewal in the Wilderness experience.