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Fiery Gizzard Trail - Grundy Forest Natural Area
|Event Location:||Grundy Forest Natural Area near Tracy City, TN|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sun, Jun 24 2012 7:45 am >> Sun, Jun 24 2012 7:45 pm (Carpool Departure: 7:45 am *log in for location*)|
|Registration Opens:||Thu, Jun 21 2012 1:12 am|
|Registration Cut Off:||Sat, Jun 23 2012 4:28 pm|
|Event Duration:||~12 Hours including drive time and dinner|
|Difficulty Rating:||D4: Moderate to Difficult (Exploratory)|
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|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||12|
|Minimum Group Size:||4|
|Number Registered So Far:||8 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||No|
Note: This is an "EXPLORATORY" trip. This means that there are parts of this trip, or perhaps the whole trip, that is new to your Trip Leader(s). However, they are confident that this will not be an issue.
This note is here so that you can make an informed decision. When a Trip Leader isn't personally familiar with a trip, there is an increased chance of things not going as planned and you need to be prepared. The Trip Leader may have additional details in the itinerary.
Credits: Thanks to Paula S and Chris B for letting me borrow their great event description and photos for this posting!
We'll be hiking part of the Fiery Gizzard Trail and starting at the northern trailhead of Grundy Forest State Natural Area. The trail features many waterfalls, cascading streams, gentle slopes, lush woodlands, spectacular rock formations, extremely rocky gorges, and even a small cave opening. We'll have an arduous climb before reaching a natural sandstone bridge and a short hike to Raven Point. Raven point is where we will stop for lunch and have some beautiful views.
After the hike we will be stopping for casual BBQ on the south side of Chattanooga at Sugar's Ribs.
PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING BEFORE SIGNING UP FOR THIS HIKE!
|How to Get There:|
|Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):||300Mile(s)|
|Carpool Departure Time:||7:45 am|
|Carpool Location:||Log in for location|
|Carpool Directions:||Log in for directions|
Approximate vehicle expense for this event is $120.00 (calculated at total miles (300) * $0.400, effective Friday, April 18, 2014). This is based on the current gas, maintenance, and other costs of $0.400 per mile as stated by the IRS & Cars.com. This should be divided by the total number of people in the vehicle (incl driver).|
For example: With 4 people in the vehicle, the expense per person on this trip would be $30.00. Alternately your carpool driver may choose to split the maintenance cost plus the actual gas cost among all in the vehicle. Your carpool driver will confirm exactly how much money they require to cover costs. Please split the actual cost among all people in the vehicle.
Additional advice: The cost of your trip is up to your driver. Your cost should not be greater than what is listed above, unless there is extenuating circumstances. If you want to be sure about the cost of the trip, check with your driver before you get into the vehicle. If you are the driver of the vehicle, this is a guideline to what you charge and not a rule.
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