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Smith Creek Trail to Anna Ruby Falls Last(?) hike of 2019

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Unicoi State Park   Hike: Smith Creek Trail to Anna Ruby Falls Last(?) hike of 2019  National Weather Service Forecast
Date(s) & Time:Tue, Dec 31 2019  8:00 am >> Tue, Dec 31 2019 3:00 pm  (Carpool Departure: 8:00 am   *log in for location*)
Registration Opens: Fri, Dec 27 2019 7:22 pm
Registration Cut Off: Mon, Dec 30 2019 7:22 pm
Event Duration:7 Hours
Difficulty Rating:D4: Moderate to Difficult
Distance:10 Miles
Trip Leader(s):
Ron Jacobs
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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: 13 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: Yes


Have your hike and party too! 

Looking for a hike to finish out 2019 but still leave time to cheer in the New Year?  Than this hike is for you!

Join me on a fast paced hike on the Smith Creek Trail to beautiful Anna Ruby Falls. We enjoy the sounds of Smith Creek on the first half of our trek to the falls before we climb to Hickory Ridge and enjoy some views of the valley and the roar of the falls in the distance. We will stop for lunch at the falls before retracing our steps back to our cars in the campground of Unicoi State Park.

In order to get back home on time, we will be moving quickly with short breaks for regrouping and 20-30 minutes for lunch at the falls.

To join the fun you must have recent mountain hiking experience at the D4 level. The trip leader reserves the right to move inexperienced hikers to the wait list.

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We will meet at the trailhead at 9:15.

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Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):133Mile(s)
Carpool Departure Time: 8:00 am
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Carpool Cost: Estimated cost per vehicle for this event is $53.20 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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