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Scaly Mountain and Jones Knob on the Bartram Trail (New Date)

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Osage Overlook
Date(s) & Time:Tue, Aug 24 2021  9:15 am >> Tue, Aug 24 2021 4:15 pm  (Carpool Departure: 7:00 am   *log in for location*)
Registration Opens: Mon, Aug 9 2021 7:00 pm
Registration Cut Off: Mon, Aug 23 2021 7:02 pm
Event Duration:7 Hours
Difficulty Rating:D6: Advanced (Exploratory)
Distance:14 Miles
Trip Leader(s):
RonnyJ (Call me Ron)
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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:2
Number Registered So Far: 6 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: Yes

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.


Join me on this mid-week D6 as I explore 2 mountain tops with big views.

We will meet at the Osage Overlook in North Carolina. Our hike starts with a 2 mile, 1000 foot ascent of Scaly Mountain. We will take a short break here while we take in the views. Back on the trail we go as a 2 mile descent serves as a warning to our hike back. Now we begin a 3 mile rolling ascent of Jones Knob. The views at the knob are awesome and it is here where we will enjoy our lunch. After lunch we will retrace our steps and earn our D6 with a delighful climb at the 10 mile mark.

This is a difficult, D6 event. Only experienced hikes will be allowed on this event.

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How to Get There:
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Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):230Mile(s)
Carpool Departure Time: 7:00 am
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Carpool Cost: Estimated cost per vehicle for this event is $92.00 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.


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