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Camping and Hiking at Cloudland Canyon
|Event Location:||Cloudland Canyon|
|Date(s) & Time:||Tue, Feb 16 2010 5:00 pm >> N/A (Carpool Departure: 2:00 pm *log in for location*)|
|Registration Opens:||Fri, Feb 5 2010 8:00 pm|
|Registration Cut Off:||Sat, Feb 13 2010 9:00 pm|
|Event Duration:||per itinerary|
|Difficulty Rating:||D3: Moderate|
|Trip Leader(s):||Larry Cooper|
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|Member Cost:||$6.00/Person (See Detailed Cost Info Below)|
|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||8|
|Minimum Group Size:||4|
|Number Registered So Far:||6 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||Yes|
|easy to moderate |
Located on the western edge of Lookout Mountain, this is one of the most scenic parks in the state, offering rugged geology and beautiful vistas. The park straddles a deep gorge cut into the mountain by Sitton Gulch Creek, and elevation differs from 800 to 1,980 feet. The most spectacular view into the canyon is found near the picnic area parking lot; however, additional views can be found along the rim trail. We will be camping in the walk in camp area which has a bathroom and showers. We will use two or three sites depending on group make up. Each site allows a maximum of two tents and 6 people. The cost is $12 per camp site so less than $5 each so bring cash.
Bring dinner for Tuesday night, breakfast for Wednesday and lunch/trail snack for Wednesday. There are several senic hiking trails to choose from on Wednesday including some with waterfalls. Of special interest; the Park supervisor wans us to take photos for her contest. she needs them for making postcards and is offering a $280 prize package for the best one and is doing this for all 4 seasons. BRING YOUR CAMERA. We will head back to Atlanta Wednesday afternoon and may have a group dinner on the way.
|How to Get There:|
|Event Directions:||122 Cloudland Canyon Park Rd Rising Fawn, GA 30738. meet at carpool |
|Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):||192Mile(s)|
|Carpool Departure Time:||2:00 pm|
|Carpool Location:||Log in for location|
|Carpool Directions:||Log in for directions|
|Carpool Cost:||Estimated cost per vehicle for this event is $76.80 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.|
Will this event occur rain or shine? not in heavy rain or chance of rain more than 50%
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|Cost & Payment:|
|Cost Includes:||tent site and parking fee. may vary a little depending on group make up.|
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