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Snake Creek Gap to Pilchers Pond - PInhoti Trail
|Event Location:||Near Resaca GA in Walker County|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sat, Oct 26 2019 9:00 am >> Sat, Oct 26 2019 5:30 pm (Carpool Departure: 9:00 am *log in for location*)|
|Registration Opens:||Tue, Oct 22 2019 7:34 pm|
|Registration Cut Off:||Fri, Oct 25 2019 7:34 pm|
|Event Duration:||8 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:||5 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||Yes|
The Pinhoti trail encompasses 355 miles of Georgia and Alabama, it is distinguishable by its very distinct blaze (see promo picture above), the trail starts in Alabama and joins on to the Benton MacKaye Trail in Georgia, from there you could follow the BMT all the way into the Smoky Mountains!! We, however will only be doing a short section.
We will hike 5 miles from Snake Creek Gap, up along the ridgeline of Horn Mountain, following the Pinhoti Trial descending into the Furnace Creek area, we will pick up a side trail that will take us to Pilcher’s Pond.
After lunch, we will re-trace our steps back to the cars.
This hike has moderate elevation gain and is suitable for those wanting to move up from D3 hikes to more challenging D4 hikes.
|How to Get There:|
Get on I75-North. Go 49 miles to exit 320. Make pit stop at Flying J truck stop on the right. Go left on GA 136 out of truck stop. Go about eight miles to Pinhoti parking lot on the right. There should be a sign there.
|Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):||102Mile(s)|
|Carpool Departure Time:||9:00 am|
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|Carpool Cost:||Estimated cost per vehicle for this event is $40.80 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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