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Albert Mountain from Rock Gap
|Event Location:||Franklin, NC|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sun, Feb 16 2020 7:00 am >> Sun, Feb 16 2020 6:00 pm (Carpool Departure: 6:30 am *log in for location*)|
|Registration Opens:||Thu, Jan 30 2020 7:01 pm|
|Registration Cut Off:||Fri, Feb 14 2020 4:09 pm|
|Event Duration:||11 Hours|
|Difficulty Rating:||D5: Difficult|
|Trip Leader(s):||Mark P|
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|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||12|
|Minimum Group Size:||3|
|Number Registered So Far:||8 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||Yes|
Join me on this fun hike to the summit of Albert Mountain (5200'). Albert mountain is one of the southern most 5000 foot peaks in the eastern US and is easily acceable via the Applachian Trail. We will begin our hike at tha Rock Gap trailhead and hike sout for approximately 6 miles to reach the summit and looktout tower atop Albert. Elevation gain will be approximately 1500'. After a break for lunch, we will return down the same trail.
The pace will be moderate with breaks as conditions allow. In case of inclement weather (rain/snow) I will cancel/postpone the event.
I'll be bringing my 2 dogs. So, only one other dog will be allowed on the hike.
In case of inclement weather, I will cancel the hike.
|How to Get There:|
|Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):||234Mile(s)|
|Carpool Departure Time:||6:30 am|
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|Carpool Cost:||Estimated cost per vehicle for this event is $93.60 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.|
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