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Wolfden Loop Hike and Swim

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Parking lot next to the WJSP-TV tower, 3 miles south of Pine Mountain on Alt. US 27.   Hike: Wolfden Loop Hike and Swim  National Weather Service Forecast
Date(s) & Time:Sun, Jul 24 2011  4:00 pm >> Sun, Jul 24 2011 8:30 pm  (Carpool Departure: 2:00 pm   *log in for location*)
Registration Opens: Thu, Jul 14 2011 8:00 pm
Registration Cut Off: Sat, Jul 23 2011 9:00 pm
Event Duration:four and a half hours
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Distance:7 Miles
Trip Leader(s):
Richard A. Zalik
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Member Cost:$5.00/Person (See Detailed Cost Info Below)

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:16
Minimum Group Size:3
Number Registered So Far: 2 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: Yes

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.

Required Items to Bring:
Water and good hiking shoes.
Recommended Items to Bring:
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How to Get There:
Event Directions: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.
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):140Mile(s)
Carpool Departure Time: 2:00 pm
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Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
Carpool Cost: Estimated cost per vehicle for this event is $56.00 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.

- If it rains too heavily to hike we will visit FDR's Little White House instead (admission cost: $7.00).
- Sunset is at8:44 PM. Twilight ends at 9:11 PM.
* We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines while participating in AOC events.

Member Cost:$5.00/Person
Cost Includes:Share gas costs and parking fee with driver. The parking fee is $5.00 per car.
Make a Payment:Although there is a cost for this event, you do not pay through the AOC. Please review the event details carefully for information about how/where to make your payment.

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