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Providence Canyon Hike
|Event Location:||Lumpkin, GA|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sun, Jan 31 2016 8:00 am >> Sun, Jan 31 2016 5:30 pm (Carpool Departure: 8:00 am *log in for location*)|
|Registration Opens:||Wed, Jan 20 2016 9:00 pm|
|Registration Cut Off:||Fri, Jan 29 2016 10:00 pm|
|Event Duration:||9 Hours 30 Minutes|
|Difficulty Rating:||D4: Moderate to Difficult|
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|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||16|
|Minimum Group Size:||4|
|Number Registered So Far:||14 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||Yes|
Join me for the exiciting Providence Canyon, know as Georgia's Little Grand Canyon.
We will start with the 7-mile Backcountry Trail Loop following the creek beds in and out of the the various canyons. Once we have completed the Backcountry trail we will do the shorter Canyon Loop, bringing our hiking distance to around 10-12 miles.
For those who are interested in purchasing a Canyon Climbers Club card or getting their card punched, we will be stopping at Florence Marina State Park after the hike. The Marina is ~8 miles west of Cloudland Canyon State Park. For information on the Canyon Climbers Club, check out this link: - http://www.gastateparks.org/CanyonClimbers
The requirements for Part 1 are as follows: Club members need to hike the loop trail, with a side trip into scenic canyon 5, to complete their 1.5-mile quest. Because the park's visitor center is now closed, membership cards are punched at Florence Marina State Park, a short drive away.
|How to Get There:|
Providence Canyon State Park
- From the park and ride, go South on I-85 and drive approximately 45 miles to I-185 South
|Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):||268Mile(s)|
|Carpool Departure Time:||8:00 am|
|Carpool Location:||Log in for location|
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|Carpool Cost:||Estimated cost per vehicle for this event is $107.20 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.|
Free, but there is a $5.00 parking fee per car, if you do not already have a Georgia State Park parking pass.
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