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Amicalola Loop Hike

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Amicalola State Park
Date(s) & Time:Sun, Oct 18 2015  11:00 am >> Sun, Oct 18 2015 4:00 pm  (Carpool Departure: 9:30 am   *log in for location*)
Registration Opens: Thu, Oct 15 2015 6:00 pm
Registration Cut Off: Sun, Oct 18 2015 8:00 am
Event Duration:5 Hours
Difficulty Rating:D4: Moderate to Difficult
Distance:10.5 Miles
Trip Leader(s):
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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


We will hike at a moderate pace in this scenic state park with a stop at the Len Foote Hike Inn for lunch. We will begin from the parking lot at the top of the falls, taking the AT approach trail before looping over to the Hike Inn for lunch, then returning on the Hike Inn trail. Lemonade, coffee, and other beverages are usually available at the Len Foote Inn, along with various snacks, for a small donation. However, you may want to bring something more substantial for lunch. This is an event for experienced D4 hikers. The trip leader may contact any registrant who does not have D4 or D5 experience, or whom he believes may have difficulty with the hike.

Required Items to Bring:

Lunch and/or snacks
Good hiking shoes
Clothing appropriate for the weather
Plenty of fluid for adequate hydration

Recommended Items to Bring:
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Poles for those who prefer them

How to Get There:
Event Directions:

Directions will be distributed at the carpool location.

Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):104Mile(s)
Carpool Departure Time: 9:30 am
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Carpool Cost: Estimated cost per vehicle for this event is $41.60 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.


$5.00 State Park Fee per car unless you have an annual park pass.

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

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

Looks like a nice day for the north Georgia mountains but will cancel on a case by case basis if storms or other terrible weather pop up.