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Ellicot Rock Loop
|Event Location:||34.92066669557309, -83.16719980881132|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sat, Sep 3 2022 9:00 am >> Mon, Sep 5 2022 6:00 pm|
|Registration Opens:||Mon, Aug 29 2022 8:00 pm|
|Registration Cut Off:||Thu, Sep 1 2022 9:00 pm|
|Event Duration:||2 Days 9 Hours|
|Difficulty Rating:||D6: Advanced (Exploratory)|
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|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||5|
|Minimum Group Size:||2|
|Number Registered So Far:||2 / 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.
Ellicott Rock Wilderness uniquely spans three states in Sumter, Nantahala, and Chattahoochee National Forests of South Carolina, North Carolina, and Georgia respectively. It is named after Major Andrew Ellicott who was tasked with the arduous job of locating the 35th parallel to settle a border dispute. On December 26th, 1811, Major Ellicott inscribed the letters "N-G" on a rock along the Chattooga River bank declaring the Georgia-North Carolina border.
We will hike and camp along the Chattooga River on day 1, then venture into the Ellicot Rock Wilderness on day 2, then back along the Chattooga River upon our return.
Day 1: 14.5 miles, ~4400"
Day 2: 15.5 miles ~3700"
Day 3: 12 miles ~3400"
The trip leader will have a carpool from Mansell Park & Ride Friday at 5p as an option, and camp near the trailhead friday night.
On the way home, we may stop for dinner.
The trip leader reserves the right to consider participant's past history and to make the final determination for participation on this hike.
PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS NOT A BEGINNER BACKPACK *** You must be in good physical condition and be able to hike long distances and keep a moderate pace. ***
* We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines while participating in AOC events.
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