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Amicalola - AT approach - Hike Inn loop w/ Top of Cochran Falls
|Event Location:||Amicalola State Park - Top of falls parking lot|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sat, Feb 2 2019 10:00 am >> Sat, Feb 2 2019 6:00 pm (Carpool Departure: 10:00 am *log in for location*)|
|Registration Opens:||Mon, Jan 28 2019 7:08 pm|
|Registration Cut Off:||Fri, Feb 1 2019 7:08 pm|
|Event Duration:||8 Hours|
|Difficulty Rating:||D4: Moderate to Difficult|
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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:||13 / 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, with a quick side trail to take in the sights from the top of Cochran Falls.
The hike is approximately 11 miles round trip with a moderate hiking speed. You have to be in shape to do this hike and the Trip Leader(s) reserve the right to remove anyone from the list who they feel cannot handle it or without recent D4 hiking experience.
|How to Get There:|
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. It's the first left you can make (across from the Visitor Center) 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:||10:00 am|
|Carpool Location:||Log in for location|
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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.|
There is a $5 per vehicle charge to enter the state park, unless you have a state park pass.
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