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Emery Creek Trail (Lots of creek fords)
|Event Location:||Chatsworth GA.|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sun, Sep 27 2020 8:30 am >> Sun, Sep 27 2020 3:00 pm|
|Registration Opens:||Mon, Sep 21 2020 8:00 pm|
|Registration Cut Off:||Sat, Sep 26 2020 8:58 pm|
|Event Duration:||6 Hours 30 Minutes|
|Difficulty Rating:||D5: Difficult|
|Trip Leader(s):||Ron Jacobs|
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|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||10|
|Minimum Group Size:||3|
|Number Registered So Far:||10 / 3 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||Yes|
If you enjoy creek crossings and waterfalls, you will love this hike.
Join me as I hike the Emery Creek Trail from Holly Creek to the campground. This trail has at least 15 creek crossings (each way), some are knee deep, most are ankle deep. We will not be stopping at each creek to change shoes, wear shoes that can get wet! It would also be a good idea to bring poles due to the slippery rocks in the creek. We will be seeing at least 2 waterfalls.
This hike is just over 12 miles long with 3000 feet of ascent, most of the ascent is in the 3 miles after the second waterfall. I will be changing into my dry hiking boots for the ascent.
To participate in this strenuous event, you must have recent D4/D5 experience.
|How to Get There:|
We will meet at the Emery Creek Trail Trailhead at 8:30. Click here for directions
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