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Registration for FOOT 2017 is now open! 

Please sign up through the Yale OrgSync portal. If you have any questions, comments, or would just like to express your enthusiasm for FOOT, please direct your emails to or

The deadline to register for FOOT is July 1st.

In 2017, we offer 6-day trips August 19-25 in New York’s Catskill Mountains, the White Mountains of New Hampshire, the Green Mountains of Vermont, and the Berkshires in Massachusetts. These regions are all a several hours drive north or northwest from New Haven. 

Participants need to arrive at Yale on Saturday, August 19, around 2:00 PM where they will meet their leaders and other members of their hiking group. They will be housed and fed for one night on campus, and then, early the next morning, they will travel by bus to their hiking trail. Participants will return to Yale on Friday, August 25, in time for the campus orientation.

We also offer 4-day trips August 21-25 in southern Vermont, and on the Appalachian Trail in New York, Connecticut and western Massachusetts. You need to arrive in New Haven the afternoon of Monday, August 21, around 2:00 PM.

The cost of the 6-day trips is $460, which includes the first night at Yale. The 4-day trips cost $435. We rent vital equipment for those who cannot provide their own.   

All participants in FOOT 2017 are required to fill out a FOOT Medical Form, available for download on our website. The medical form is extremely important for us to help keep trips safe! 

GENEROUS Financial aid (including equipment) is available for those who would not otherwise be able to participate. If you qualify for aid from Yale, you qualify with us!