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Table Rock and Pinnacle Mountain Loop Trail
|Event Location:||Table Rock State Park Nature/Visitors Center. 620 Table Rock State Park Rd. Pickens, SC 29671|
|Date(s) & Time:||Tue, Sep 13 2022 9:30 am >> Tue, Sep 13 2022 3:00 pm (Carpool Departure: 7:15 am *log in for location*)|
|Registration Opens:||Mon, Sep 5 2022 3:00 pm|
|Registration Cut Off:||Mon, Sep 12 2022 7:00 pm|
|Event Duration:||5 Hours 30 Minutes|
|Difficulty Rating:||D5: Difficult (Exploratory)|
|Trip Leader(s):||Leigh B|
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|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||10|
|Minimum Group Size:||3|
|Number Registered So Far:||3 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||No|
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Join us on this classic hike. We will start at the Nature Center and hike up the challenging, rugged and scenic Table Rock Trail. At the top after a 2000 ft climb we are rewarded with outstanding views from the imposing granite dome. From there we make our way to Pinnacle Mountain which can be an arduous climb. These trails lead us by streams, waterfalls and scenic views.
We will snack and lunch along the way.
There is a 0.4 mile (each way) spur trail from Pinnacle Mountain to Mill Creek Falls which we hope we can take. Current reports are showing that is is overgrown with some blowdowns but I suspect it is par for the course for our AOC trekkers. We will see when we get there.
There is a $6 fee to get in to the park ($3.75 for Seniors over 65)
This is hard trail so previous D5 experience is required. We will be averaging 2.8mph throughout the hike.
|How to Get There:|
|Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):||250Mile(s)|
|Carpool Departure Time:||7:15 am|
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|Carpool Cost:||Estimated cost per vehicle for this event is $100.00 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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