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Collins Gulf Loop

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Gruetli-Laager, Tennessee   Hike: Collins Gulf Loop  National Weather Service Forecast
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Jan 2 2021  9:30 am >> Sat, Jan 2 2021 4:30 pm
Registration Opens: Thu, Dec 24 2020 7:10 pm
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Jan 1 2021 7:10 pm
Event Duration:7 Hours
Difficulty Rating:D5: Difficult
Distance:15 Miles
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Member Cost:None

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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: 6 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: Yes


This is a very cool hike, well worth the drive!

Join me as I hike the Collins Gulf in the Savage Gulf State Natural Area. We will be hiking the Collins Gulf Trail, the Collins Rim Trail and the "Historic" Stagecoach Road. There are several very cool waterfalls and suspension bridges on this hike as well as several geological wonders as rivers disappear from view and appear again just downstream. Suter Falls, at the beginning of the hike, is one of my all time favorite falls. There is one ankle deep water crossing, so waterproof boots and poles would be a good idea.

This is a long difficult D5 hike, recent D5 experience is required to join the fun.

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Waterproof boots or water shoes


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