Saturday, May 4, 2024

This year, for the first time ever, Adventure Untamed is doing the Great Saunter as a team! We’ll have a seven participants and a guide do the epic urban walk together! What is the Great Saunter?

“The Great Saunter®, Shorewalkers epic urban hike, is a 32-mile physical and mental challenge that celebrates individual effort and an ever-changing city. Each year on the first Saturday of May, the Saunter brings 2,500 walkers together to circumnavigate Manhattan, staying as close to the shoreline as possible.” (Great Saunter)

What’s included:

  • NY State Licensed and Wilderness First Responder Certified Guide
  • All entry fees for the Great Saunter

Level: Intermediate (Learn More)

Mileage: 32 miles

Elevation Gain: 50 feet

Group Size: 2 - 6 adventurers


The North Face, UWS

Check-in Time: 6:45 am

Departure Time: 7:00 am

Return Time: Approximately 7:00 pm


Limited spots remaining


  • Sneakers or light hiking boots
  • Weather-appropriate, moisture-wicking, athletic clothing (no cotton)
  • Wool or synthetic socks (no cotton)
  • Sun hat
  • Sunglasses


  • Fleece / mid layer
  • Windproof/waterproof top and bottom layers that can fit over all other layers
  • Lunch
  • Ample Snacks
  • At least two (2) liters of water (*note* if temperature is below freezing do not bring hydration bladders – will freeze)
  • Backpack
  • Sunscreen
  • Extra layers to adjust for changing weather conditions