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Pioneer Camping at Cloudland Canyon State Park

The Basics:
Event Type:Camping
Event Location: Cloudland Canyon State Park
Date(s) & Time:Fri, Oct 22 2004  9:00 am >> N/A
Registration Opens: Mon, Jan 1 2007 12:00 am
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Oct 15 2004 11:59 pm
Event Duration:per itinerary
Difficulty Rating:D1: Easy
Trip Leader(s):
Phil 'Foz' Parkerson
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:25
Minimum Group Size:5
Number Registered So Far: 22 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


The weather is getting chilly, the leaves are turning bright, golden hues and old man winter is right around the corner so join us for one of our favorite and our final pioneer camping trips of 2004.

For this trip, we値l head to the northwest corner of Georgia to Cloudland Canyon State Park. One of the most scenic parks in the state, Cloudland offers beautiful views and two cascading waterfalls at the bottom of a gorge cut by Sitton Gulch Creek.

We値l hike the 4.8 mile West Rim Trail with beautiful vistas of the canyon and rugged geology. We値l have lunch overlooking the countryside some 2000 feet below. Following the hike, for those interested and with energy to spare, we値l brave the infamous stairs down into the gorge to view two gorgeous waterfalls cascading into large pools.

The change of season comes late to Georgia so this trip is not to be missed if you enjoy the outdoors during autumn. We値l have plenty of hot coco and smores to go along with a warm toasty fire.

Required Items to Bring:
Recommended Items to Bring:
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Sleeping bag/pad
Warm Comfortable clothing/shoes
Rain Gear
Bug Repellant
Water bottle
Toilet paper
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How to Get There:
Event Directions:Rising Fawn, GA 8:00pm (gate closes and locks at 10:00pm), Cloudland Canyon State Park, Pioneer Campsite #2 (Everyone must check-in at the park office for a parking pass; late arrivals can check-in next morning)] Will be provided prior to the event.

NOTE: This is an extended drive from 2 to 2 ス hours so plan accordingly.


Are Dogs Permitted? No

Will this event occur rain or shine? Yes. It almost always rains in the North GA mountains. Be prepared.
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Cost Includes:$30.00 per person includes your dinner Friday, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner on Saturday and Breakfast Sunday.

$15.00 deposit due upon sign up in order to hold your spot. Please note if you do not pay the deposit within 10 days of signing up, your name will be deleted in order to open the list up for other members.

Balance due by October 15, 2004.

Cancellation with refund okay before October 15, 2004. No refunds after October 15, 2004.

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