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BMT to Coker Creek Falls
|Event Location:||Reliance Tennessee|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sat, Dec 19 2020 9:00 am >> Sat, Dec 19 2020 4:00 pm|
|Registration Opens:||Thu, Dec 10 2020 7:00 pm|
|Registration Cut Off:||Fri, Dec 18 2020 7:07 pm|
|Event Duration:||7 Hours|
|Difficulty Rating:||D6: Advanced (Exploratory)|
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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:||9 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||Yes|
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Join me on this fun hike along the Hiawasses River and Coker Creek on the iconic Benton MacKaye Tral.
We will start our adventure at the Towee Creek Picnic area. We will pick the White Diamond blazed BMT for 5 miles of river and vista view filled treking before meeting up with the Coker Creek Trail. Our first mile will be an uphill slog similar to climbing Kennesaw Mountain. The Coker Creek trail clings to its' namesake creek for 2.5 miles with several waterfalls along the way. There is one creek crossing that may require wet feet, so water shoes may be a good idea. At one of the scenic waterfalls we will stop for lunch before retracing our steps back to our cars to complete are out and back adventure.
We will be moving at about 2.7 MPH throughout this hike, putting our pace on the high side of moderate. This 15 mile hake has over 3000 feet of ascent making it a difficult D5 hike, so recent D5 experience is required to join the fun.
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