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Len Foote Hike Inn Loop Hike
|Event Location:||Amicalola State Park - Top of the Falls parking lot|
|Date(s) & Time:||Tue, Nov 8 2022 11:00 am >> Tue, Nov 8 2022 4:00 pm (Carpool Departure: 10:00 am *log in for location*)|
|Registration Opens:||Sun, Nov 6 2022 9:51 am|
|Registration Cut Off:||Tue, Nov 8 2022 11:00 am|
|Event Duration:||5 Hours|
|Difficulty Rating:||D4: Moderate to Difficult|
|Trip Leader(s):||Gary 'L'|
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|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||10|
|Minimum Group Size:||4|
|Number Registered So Far:||3 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||Yes|
We will take the loop counterclockwise from the hiker parking lot above the falls next to the restroom building.
We will have a late lunch at about 1pm from the chairs at the overlook on the back of the Hike Inn property. We might even see the recently sighted bears and turkey along the way during the morning hike.
After lunch we will continue north and west on the Hike Inn trail to join with the AT Approach trail and follow it southbound to our parking.
This loop is in the high end of the range for a D4 with 2200 feet of climbing. The terrain is moderate in comparison with other hikes associated with the AT.
There is a $5 Georgia State Parks parking fee per vehicle at Amicalola Falls State Park unless you display an annual pass.
Recent D3/D4 experience is required for this hike. Otherwise, please send an email to the trip leader explaining your qualifications.
|How to Get There:|
DIRECTIONS from GA-400/ I-285 INTERCHANGE in N ATLANTA (Sandy Springs) to AMICALOLA FALLS STATE PARK (about 60 miles or 90 minutes):
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|Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):||104Mile(s)|
|Carpool Departure Time:||10:00 am|
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|Carpool Cost:||Estimated cost per vehicle for this event is $41.60 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.|
* We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines while participating in AOC events.
There is a $5 GA DNR parking fee per vehicle, payable at Amicalola Falls State Park unless you display an annual pass.
Cancellation/Partial Attendance: Please review the AOC cancellation policy.