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Tis an early morning hike: Amicalola Falls to Hike Inn (6:30 AM Carpool & 7:30 AM Start)

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Amicalola State Park - top of falls parking lot   Hike: Tis an early morning hike: Amicalola Falls to Hike Inn (6:30 AM Carpool & 7:30 AM Start)  National Weather Service Forecast
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Jul 3 2021  7:30 am >> Sat, Jul 3 2021 11:30 am  (Carpool Departure: 6:30 am   *log in for location*)
Registration Opens: Tue, Jun 29 2021 1:00 pm
Registration Cut Off: Sat, Jul 3 2021 7:00 am
Event Duration:4 Hours
Difficulty Rating:D4: Moderate to Difficult
Distance:10 Miles
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:10
Minimum Group Size:4
Number Registered So Far: 5 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: Yes



   Itinerary is subject to change before and during event.




This is a fitness hike intended for hikers and nemophilists who enjoy hiking outdoors at a fast pace - not for beginner/casual hikers or those expecting a casual stroll in the woods.  You will be expected to keep up with the group pace while traversing up an down several hills.  

The hike is approximately 10 miles round trip with very few rest breaks. 

We will meet and start at the top of the falls at 7:30 AM (Plan to arrive a few minutes early for introductions). You're also welcome to carpool at 6:30 AM to the event. From the trailhead, we will hike the AT Approach trail for 4 miles, turn onto the Len Foote Trail, and hike by the Len Foote Hike Inn. We will take a short break at or around the Hike Inn and continue on the Len Foote Trail back to the top of the falls parking lot.

We will finish our peregrination on the trails before noon.

- Notes - 

It costs $5 per car to get into the park, unless one person in the car has a pass.

If you're not 100% sure you can keep up with the group hiking pace, please do not sign up for this event - no sweeper or coleader on this hike. There are other AOC weekday and weekend hikes which might be more suitable for your hiking abilities/pace.



Required Items to Bring:

Positive cheerful attitude
Good hiking or trail running shoes/boots
Water and snack
Clothing appropriate for weather conditions

Recommended Items to Bring:
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How to Get There:
Event Directions:

From the Park & Ride we will go north on Georgia 400 past the outlet Mall to GA 136. Left on 136 till GA 52. Right until the park entrance. Once in the park, follow the signs to the parking above the waterfalls. 

Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):104Mile(s)
Carpool Departure Time: 6:30 am
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Carpool Cost: Estimated cost per vehicle for this event is $41.60 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.


Will this event occur rain or shine? Maybe

* We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines while participating in AOC events.

Cost Includes:

$5.00 State Park Fee unless you have an annual park pass

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:   Please review the AOC cancellation policy.