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Clemmer, Clemmer Spur, and Scenic Spur Trails




The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Reliance, TN
Date(s) & Time:Sun, Apr 7 2019  10:00 am >> Sun, Apr 7 2019 3:30 pm  (Carpool Departure: 8:30 am   *log in for location*)
Registration Opens: Mon, Apr 1 2019 8:15 pm
Registration Cut Off: Sat, Apr 6 2019 8:00 pm
Event Duration:5 Hours 30 Minutes
Difficulty Rating:D4: Moderate to Difficult
Distance:11.6 Miles
Pace:Moderate
Trip Leader(s):
Ann Howard
Aaron
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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:3
Number Registered So Far: 9 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Itinerary:

Average overall pace around 2.5 mph.  

Elevation gain:  approximately 1750 feet

We will see some waterfalls.  Cross some rocky areas.  Enjoy the solitude of nature.

Previous event writeup:  With consent, the Rickster Scale of 5 stars was given to this hike.  Here is how the rating was given (with some additional interpretation by me):  1 star for elevation gain, 2 star for views/vistas (views and vistas may be substituted with caves, historic buildings, lots of dappled sunlight, rock outcropping, and wildlife sightings), 3 star for water fall (bonus for multiple waterfalls, higher bonus for swimmable pools at the waterfall, extra points if you are the only ones at the waterfall), 4 star for babbling brooks (may be subsituted with gurgling streams, additional points if you have water crossings, bonus points if the water crossing can be done without sticks but you must have the potential for falling in with the water higher than your boot; you must do take away points if anyone gets hurt and/or there is damage to camera equipment.)  5 star for distance (no substitutions, although there may be some consideration if the trail is not full of rocks, has a lovely pine needle carpet, and minimal tripping roots).  There is no particular order of the stars and no weight to the stars; all stars being equally important.  Star substitution may be done by the trip leader without consent of the group.

Hey, if you've not completed a recent D4 or higher, please send the trip leaders information on your recent hiking experiences (trail name, distance, date, pace), this will enable us to ensure group safety.  If I don't get an email from you, I will move you to the waitlist.


Required Items to Bring:

hiking boots (there are rocks); there is a couple of water fords which may require water shoes

lunch

liquids

layered clothing

Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.

hiking poles

hats

bugspray

change of gear (shoes, clothing)


How to Get There:
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):175Mile(s)
Carpool Departure Time: 8:30 am
Carpool Location:   Log in for location
Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
Carpool Cost: Estimated cost per vehicle for this event is $70.00 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.

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


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