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Hike Wolfden Loop
|Event Location:||Pine Mountain Trail|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sun, Aug 7 2005 9:00 am >> N/A|
|Registration Opens:||Mon, Jan 1 2007 12:00 am|
|Registration Cut Off:||Fri, Aug 5 2005 11:59 pm|
|Event Duration:||per itinerary|
|Difficulty Rating:||D2: Easy to Moderate|
|Trip Leader(s):||Richard A. Zalik|
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|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||11|
|Minimum Group Size:||3|
|Number Registered So Far:||12 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||No|
|Easy to Moderate 7 Miles|
We will start at the end of the Pine Mountain Trail, and follow a connecting trail that links back with the PMT after 1.9 miles. This trail crosses GA 190 after approximately 0.9 miles. We will cross GA 190 again after 1.2 miles. The first several miles of the trail meander over a pleasant and varied forest landscape, with a few easy climbs. After 4 miles or so we will start walking upstream along a creek. We will cross this creek and one of its tributaries a total of 12 times, but the crossings are easy, and there is no need to get our feet wet. At mile 5 there is a shallow pool fed by a small waterfall. This is a good place for a splash.
NOTE: This is my favorite short hike in Georgia. It can be done in two and a half hours walking at a brisk pace. I expect we will do it in about three and a half hours, not counting stops.
|How to Get There:|
|Event Directions:||Near Pine Mountain, GA 12 noon at the parking lot and picnic area next to the WJSP-TV tower, 3 miles south of Pine Mountain on Alt. US 27. Proceed South on Interstate 85 until exit 41. Continue south on Alt US 27/US 29. After Moreland, US 29 will branch right. Stay on Alt US 27. There are signs to Pine Mountain both on the interstate and on Alt US27.|
Are Dogs Permitted? No
Will this event occur rain or shine? Yes, but not if exceptionally heavy thundershowers are forecast.
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|Cost Includes:||Share gas costs and parking fee with driver. The one-way distance is about 70 miles, and the parking fee is $3.00.|
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