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Hike Standing Indian

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Tallulah & Nantahala Wilderness Areas
Date(s) & Time:Sun, Oct 9 2005  9:00 am >> N/A
Registration Opens: Mon, Jan 1 2007 12:00 am
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Oct 7 2005 11:59 pm
Event Duration:per itinerary
Difficulty Rating:D6: Advanced
Trip Leader(s):
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:8
Minimum Group Size:2
Number Registered So Far: 8 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Strenuous to Very Strenuous 9 Miles

NOTE: Dean is an extremely fast hiker. If you prefer a more leisurely pace, this hike may NOT be for you. Also, you should be in excellent physical condition to take part in this hike.

Standing Indian Mountain is the highest point along the Appalachian Trail south of the Smokey Mountains. We will make a loop using 3 trails:

Beech Creek trail - up hill, with the last 20 minutes straight up the side of Standing Indian.
Appalachian Trail - ridgeline to the top, down hill the rest of the way
Deep Gap Trail - gentle down hill to steep down hill then flat.

Recommended Items to Bring:
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Plenty of water, good hiking shoes

How to Get There:
Event Directions:North Carolina 8 AM Indian Trail Park & Ride (off I-85) 85 N to 985 N to 23/365 N to 23/441 N this will take us into Clayton GA. In Clayton turn left onto 76 W, travel about 15 minutes. Right onto Persimmon, left onto Tallulah road , travel about 20 minutes, or until the road ends.


Are Dogs Permitted? No.

Will this event occur rain or shine? Yes, but not if heavy thunderstorms are forecast.

NOTE: Please be considerate of others. If you sign-up and cannot attend, please e-mail the trip leader, so others that may be on a waiting list may attend.

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Cost Includes:Share gas expense if you carpool ($6).

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:   Please review the AOC cancellation policy.