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Day Hike to Jacks River Falls

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Beech Bottom Trail to Jacks Falls
Date(s) & Time:Wed, Jul 22 2015  7:30 am >> Wed, Jul 22 2015 4:30 pm  (Carpool Departure: 7:30 am   *log in for location*)
Registration Opens: Fri, Jul 17 2015 7:00 am
Registration Cut Off: Wed, Jul 22 2015 6:00 am
Event Duration:9 Hours
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Distance:9.2 Miles
Trip Leader(s):
Gary Hubert
Heidi W.
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:12
Minimum Group Size:4
Number Registered So Far: 6 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


Join us for a day of hiking and swimming in the Cohutta Wilderness...... There are many trails in the Cohuttas that lead into Jacks Falls, but Beech Bottom is the easiest way to get there and enjoy a nice long lunch break and swim. This easy to moderate trail is 4 miles one way with another .6 miles to the falls. This trail is a good D3 hike for people that want to "take the next step" from metro Atlanta D3's.    Total hiking distance is 9.2 miles

Required Items to Bring:

Lunch, Trail Snacks, 2 Liters of Water or sports drink

Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.

Sunscreen, Hat for a sunny day, Bathing suit and towel, River shoes/Tevas for the falls area, Rain gear/poncho (you never know if it might rain)

How to Get There:
Event Directions:

Directions to Trailhead will be given at Carpool.

*Travel to the trailhead will require 20 miles or more on a gravel road*

Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):180Mile(s)
Carpool Departure Time: 7:30 am
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Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
Carpool Cost: Estimated cost per vehicle for this event is $72.00 using a reimbursement rate guideline of $0.400 per mile. The total amount should be divided by the number of people in the vehicle, including the driver. This is a guideline, not a rule, for drivers but the cost should not be higher unless there are extenuating circumstances.


>Will this event occur rain or shine? No, not in severe weather.

* We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines while participating in AOC events.

Cost Includes:

Please share gas expenses with carpool drivers.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:   Please review the AOC cancellation policy.