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Pinhoti Trail - Section #5 Part II (Second Try)
|Event Location:||Talladega National Forest|
|Date(s) & Time:||Tue, Jan 31 2023 9:30 am >> Tue, Jan 31 2023 4:00 pm (Carpool Departure: 7:30 am *log in for location*)|
|Registration Opens:||Sat, Jan 21 2023 7:00 pm|
|Registration Cut Off:||Tue, Jan 31 2023 6:00 am|
|Event Duration:||6 Hours 30 Minutes|
|Difficulty Rating:||D5: Difficult (Exploratory)|
|Trip Leader(s):||RonnyJ (Call me Ron)|
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|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||12|
|Minimum Group Size:||2|
|Number Registered So Far:||5 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||Yes|
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Join me as I continue south down the Pinhoti Trail in the Talladega National Forest. Part I of this hike was very scenic and rocky, I expect this part to have more of the same.
This will be a fun, fast, rolling hill hike with typical Pinhoti rocks, creeks a few climbs and views. This will be a great change of pace hike and quite different from the typical North Georgia hikes. Expect a FAST, pleasant hike with great company and plenty of laughs.
Our turn around and lunch spot is in the "Rock Garden", a 1.9 mile rocky section that is the halfway point of section 5.
Whenever I hike the Pinhoti I bring along some water shoes...There will likely be a few creek crossings, but I am unsure if we will be able to rock-hop across.
This is a long, fast, D5 hike, only experienced hikers will be able to join the fun.
|How to Get There:|
Looks like a nice parking area just off the road.
|Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):||225Mile(s)|
|Carpool Departure Time:||7:30 am|
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|Carpool Cost:||Estimated cost per vehicle for this event is $90.00 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.|
We will be hiking the section marked in PURPLE.
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