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Amicalola State Park to Springer Mountain
|Event Location:||Outside the Amicalola State Park office|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sat, Apr 25 2009, Sun, Apr 26 2009 9:45 am >> N/A (Carpool Departure: 8:00 am *log in for location*)|
|Registration Opens:||Wed, Mar 25 2009 7:00 pm|
|Registration Cut Off:||Thu, Apr 23 2009 9:55 pm|
|Event Duration:||per itinerary|
|Difficulty Rating:||D5: Difficult|
|Trip Leader(s):||Richard A. Zalik|
Tom Jarosz (Juh'rose)
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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:||7 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||No|
|NOTE: This is a demanding hike. Do not attempt it unless you are in good physical condition.|
From Amicalola State Park we will follow the Access Trail to the summit of Springer Mountain (elev 3782 ft.), which is the southern terminus of the Appalachian trail. We will spend the night at a nearby shelter and return to our cars the next day. On the way back we will visit Len Foote Hike Inn. The total walking distance is about 17 miles.
|How to Get There:|
|Event Directions:||Amicalola State Park is 15 miles northwest of Dawsonville on GA 52. Take 400 North to GA 53 (on your left) Take GA 53 west to GA 183 north to GA 52 east. Park is on your left.|
|Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):||120Mile(s)|
|Carpool Departure Time:||8:00 am|
|Carpool Location:||Log in for location|
|Carpool Directions:||Log in for directions|
|Carpool Cost:||Estimated cost per vehicle for this event is $48.00 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.|
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|Cost Includes:||Please share gas expense with your carpool driver. Parking is $3.00 a day per car.|
Cancellation/Partial Attendance: Please review the AOC cancellation policy.