Make A Wish Foundation | Trailblaze Challenge 2016

Trailblaze Challenge is an endurance event on a beautiful Fall day, October 22, 2016 in the mountains of Georgia and Tennessee to benefit Make-A-Wish East Tennessee. Come see why Chattanooga was voted the BEST OUTDOOR CITY by Outside Magazine. The 26 mile hike has varying terrain and some of the most stunning views throughout Georgia and Tennessee. There are numerous waterfalls along the hiking route and this weekend will be during our Fall Peak Season.


Event Date: Stay tuned for a September 2020 date!
Event Location: Georgia & Tennessee trails near Chattanooga, TN
Who Can Participate: Everyone but space is limited!
Where to Register: or call 423-629-WISH

Training hike weekends throughout the summer will prepare you to complete the challenge in one life-changing day! The trek provides participants an opportunity for adventure, fun and fitness while making a direct impact on the lives of children in our community battling life-threatening medical conditions.

How Do I Get Involved?

Signing up for the Trailblaze Challenge is easy. To begin your journey, you’ll need to RSVP for an information meeting. These meetings are designed to inform you about the mission of Make-A-Wish East Tennessee and describe in-detail the weekend-long hike event. Meetings are held in a variety of locations and times to accommodate every schedule.

Simply go to to get started. If hiking is not your preference or you are unable to participate that way, don’t worry! You can still make a difference by donating to other Trailblaze Challenge participants.

Make A Wish Foundation | Trailblaze Challenge in Chattanooga, TN