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Winter backpacking Big Scaly Mountain
|Event Location:||Big Scaly Mountain, NC|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sat, Mar 6 2021 9:30 am >> Sun, Mar 7 2021 2:00 pm|
|Registration Opens:||Thu, Feb 25 2021 6:30 pm|
|Registration Cut Off:||Fri, Mar 5 2021 10:00 am|
|Event Duration:||1 Days 4 Hours 30 Minutes|
|Difficulty Rating:||D5: Difficult (Exploratory)|
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|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||10|
|Minimum Group Size:||2|
|Number Registered So Far:||11 / 1 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||No|
Note: This is an "EXPLORATORY" trip. This means that there are parts of this trip, or perhaps the whole trip, that is new to your Trip Leader(s). However, they are confident that this will not be an issue.
This note is here so that you can make an informed decision. When a Trip Leader isn't personally familiar with a trip, there is an increased chance of things not going as planned and you need to be prepared. The Trip Leader may have additional details in the itinerary.
Big Scaly is the mountain just below Standing Indian. This backpack is a loop of about 11 miles and has about roughly 2,500 feet of elevation. If you have not completed a D5 hike or backpack recently, expect to have some conversation with the trip leaders prior to the event.
|How to Get There:|
Take I-85 N to I-985 N which turns into US 23/441 to Clayton GA. Pit
stop at Chik Fil A! (For bathrooms and "to go" only - we do not plan to sit
down and eat.) Then go West on US 76 about eight miles. Turn right on
Persimmon Rd, near the volunteer fire department and sign for Tallulah
River Campgrounds. Continue about 4.2 miles to left at Tallulah River Rd.
This road will turn to gravel after a mile or so and leads thru gorge to Tate
City. Follow to NC state line. Trailhead parking will come up soon on the
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