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Amicalola Falls Hike Inn Loop

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Amicalola State Park - Top of Falls parking lot   Hike: Amicalola Falls Hike Inn Loop  National Weather Service Forecast
Date(s) & Time:Sun, Mar 5 2017  7:00 am >> Sun, Mar 5 2017 2:00 pm  (Carpool Departure: 7:00 am   *log in for location*)
Registration Opens: Wed, Mar 1 2017 9:00 pm
Registration Cut Off: Sat, Mar 4 2017 5:00 pm
Event Duration:7 Hours
Difficulty Rating:D4: Moderate to Difficult
Distance:11 Miles
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:10
Minimum Group Size:3
Number Registered So Far: 8 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


Beginning at the trailhead above the falls, we will hike the AT Approach trail for 4 miles. We will turn onto the Len Foote Trail and hike a mile to Len Foote Hike Inn, where we will stop for a break and to eat a snack/lunch. We will return by completing the loop via the Len Foote trail.

The hike is approximately 11 miles round trip with a moderate to fast hiking speed. The Trip Leader reserves the right to remove anyone from the list who does not have recent D4 experience.

Please bring a snack or light lunch to eat while we're at the Hike Inn.  The Inn usually has some desserts, hot chocolate and coffee available. If you plan to indulge, please bring a donation for the hardworking folks at the Inn.

Required Items to Bring:

Water or electrolyte beverage
Trail snacks and/or light lunch
Good hiking shoes/boots

Recommended Items to Bring:
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Hiking poles

How to Get There:
Event Directions:

North on Georgia 400 past the outlet Mall to GA 136. Left on 136 till GA 52. Right until the park entrance. Once in the park, follow the signs to the parking above the falls.  There will be a bathroom at the trailhead.

 It's the first left you can make in the parking lot and you'll cross a bridge and then climb and follow the signs to the top of the falls to your right. There is three tiered parking available with the top tier having the restroom building and the trailhead for the Hike Inn Trail. We'll meet on the topmost tier closest to the trailhead.

Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):104Mile(s)
Carpool Departure Time: 7:00 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.

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