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Pinhoti Trail: Snake Creek Gap to Pilchers Pond and Keown Falls
|Event Location:||Snake Creek Gap|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sun, Nov 7 2021 9:00 am >> Sun, Nov 7 2021 3:00 pm (Carpool Departure: 8:00 am *log in for location*)|
|Registration Opens:||Tue, Nov 2 2021 7:00 pm|
|Registration Cut Off:||Sat, Nov 6 2021 7:03 pm|
|Event Duration:||6 Hours|
|Difficulty Rating:||D5: Difficult|
|Trip Leader(s):||RonnyJ (Call me Ron)|
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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:||6 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||Yes|
The Pinhoti Trail is a 335 mile long trail located in Alabama and Georgia. The trail's southern terminus is on Flagg Mountain, the trail's northern terminus is where it joins the Benton MacKaye Trail in Georgia.
Join me as I start at Snake Creek Gap, make my way to Pilchers Pond and then on to Keown Falls. This trek has 3 significant climbs, but nothing that will buckle your knees. Keown falls will be our lunch location. We will move quickly over the long flat areas so we can enjoy the highlights. Expect an average speed of about 2.8 mph, the fast side of moderate.
This is a long D5 hike, recent D5 experience is required to join the fun.
|How to Get There:|
We will meet at the parking area near Snake Creek Gap.
|Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):||120Mile(s)|
|Carpool Departure Time:||8:00 am|
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|Carpool Cost:||Estimated cost per vehicle for this event is $48.00 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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