start date 05/03/2024
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2024 Gathering of Friends of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail

2024 Gathering of Friends of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail

Event Dates:

  • Friday, May 3rd 2024 – Sunday, May 5th 2024

Register:

  • This registration site will allow you register for lodging, meals, and certain events including the Friday Welcome Reception and Dinner and Saturday 2024 annual meeting.
  • Registration for hikes and excursions will be done through Friends of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail. Please stay tuned as registration for these events will open closer to the event start date.
  • Register online below.

Event Information:

  • The Gathering will be held at YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly, and we are able to offer 1, 2, or 3 nights of lodging and meals.
  • Attendees will be able to enjoy Welcome Reception & Dinner and 2024 annual meeting. Please see below for package registration.
  • If you have any additional questions please contact Josh Sartori at  or by phone at 828-210-2152.

Event Package Information:

  • Full Event includes: Welcome Reception and Dinner on Friday and 2024 annual meeting and lunch on Saturday.
    • Member – $85
    • Guest of a Member – $75
    • Non-Member – $120 (This includes a $35 dollar annual membership)
  • Friday Only includes: Welcome Reception and Dinner.
    • Member/Guest of a Member – $45
    • Non-Member – $80 (This includes a $35 dollar annual membership)
  • Saturday Only includes: 2024 annual meeting and lunch.
    • Member/Guest of Member – $55
    • Non-Member – $90 (This includes a $35 dollar annual membership)

Lodging Package Information:

  • Tent Camping Package is $35 per tent and there are only 15 spots available. Campers will have access to bathrooms that are within a short walk of the sites. This bathroom does not have showers.
  • If you are interested in tent camping please contact Josh Sartori at or by phone at 828-210-2152. Once you have reserved the campsite Josh will send you an invoice to collect payment for the Event Package, Facility Fee, and Lodging. If you are registering for tent camping you do not have to register below. 
  • Early Arrival Lodging Packages – Asheville Hall and the Cottages are the only lodging options available on Thursday, May 2nd. This package includes one night of lodging on The Gathering starts.
    • Single Occupancy
      • Asheville Hall – $140
    • Double Occupancy
      • Asheville Hall – $70
  • Standard Lodging Packages (Hotel-Style Rooms) – For a building description of Asheville Hall and Blue Ridge Center click here.
    • One Night Stay (Friday or Saturday) 
      • Blue Ridge Center or Asheville Hall Single Occupancy  – $160
      • Blue Ridge Center or Asheville Hall Double Occupancy (Per Person) – $90
    •  Two Night Stay (Friday and Saturday) 
      • Blue Ridge Center or Asheville Hall Single Occupancy – $300
      • Blue Ridge Center or Asheville Hall Double Occupancy (Per Person) – $160
  • Budget lodging package (Bunk-Style Rooms) – For a building description of Hibbard Hall click here.
    • One Night Stay (Friday or Saturday)
      • Hibbard Hall Single Occupancy – $90
      • Hibbard Hall Double Occupancy (Per Person) – $55
    • Two Night Stay (Friday and Saturday)
      • Hibbard Hall Single Occupancy – $160
      • Hibbard Hall Double Occupancy (Per Person) – $90

Meal Package Information:

  • Saturday night lodging package includes breakfast on Sunday. If you would like to sign up for breakfast on Saturday you may do that below and there will be no additional charge as Friends of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail will be paying for it.  

Registration Form

Attendee Information

Event Packages/Admission

Lodging Registration

Optional Meals

Note: Friday’s dinner is included in registration for Welcome Reception and Dinner and Saturday lunch is included in registration for Saturday’s annual meeting. FMST is paying for breakfast on Saturday. All other meals are optional.
If anyone in your party has special requests, dietary restrictions OR serious mobility restrictions that would require them to be housed in a handicapped accessible room, please enter them here.
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    ALL THE FINE PRINT: Housing payments are refundable if reservation is cancelled prior to Wednesday, April 3rd, 2024. After Wednesday, April 3rd 2024, $100 deposits are non-refundable, however, are transferable to a replacement participant. If a cancelation is made within the month before The Gathering we keep $100 dollars as a deposit and refund the remaining amount. No refunds will be issued for reservations canceled during program dates. Packages cannot be divided or discounted for missed nights, meals, or programs. Reservations will not be made without a deposit. The Gathering of Friends of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail event package will be refundable until April 24th less a $20 processing charge to cover our administrative costs. Any remaining balance will be due to YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly will be due upon arrival (cash, check or debit/credit card - Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express). A convenience fee of 3% will be added to all debit/credit card payments. Reservations are taken by mail, fax, or online. All cancelations must be requested in writing. The following are not permitted on YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly property: pets, firearms and all weapons, tobacco use, candles, incense, and decorative lighting. The assembly requests names of all attendees upon registration. Names of all attendees are required, so Blue Ridge can provide statistical information to Y-USA. The Assembly and Friends of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail reserves the right to use photographs of individuals on assembly grounds in any promotional materials.

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  • Date : 05/03/2024 - 05/05/2024
  • Venue : YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly

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  • start date Start Date: 05/03/2024
  • Event Venue Event Venue: YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly
  • Category Category: 2024 Gathering of Friends of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail

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