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The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Four Waterfalls on the Horsepasture River
Date(s) & Time:Sun, Mar 26 2006  9:00 am >> N/A
Registration Opens: Mon, Jan 1 2007 12:00 am
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Mar 24 2006 11:59 pm
Event Duration:per itinerary
Difficulty Rating:D2: Easy to Moderate
Trip Leader(s):
Phil 'Foz' Parkerson
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:15
Minimum Group Size:5
Number Registered So Far: 16 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Moderate 6 Miles

After driving up, we will park at the new Gorges State Park, right next to our trailhead to the Horsepasture River. There, we will hike to see Drift Falls, Turtleback Falls, the 150 ft Rainbow Falls, and lastly Stairstep Falls...all beautiful waterfalls on the magnificent National Scenic River..The Horsepasture. From there, time dependent, we can see Upper Whitewater Falls on the way back or Twin Falls on the Thompson River. And as always there will be an optional dining experience afterwards, this time at a nice local restaurant in Walhalla...the Steakhouse Cafeteria, an inexpensive ‘meat and vegetables’ diner.

Required Items to Bring:
Water or gatorade
Appropriate clothing for the weather, layered if it is cooler
Recommended Items to Bring:
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Trail food
Good hiking shoes
Hiking poles

How to Get There:
Event Directions:North Carolina Park N Ride lot only, please From the park n ride lot, we’ll travel up I-85 north to the first exit in South Carolina where we drive about 32 miles to our turn north to the trailhead in North Carolina (some 9 miles inside North Carolina) - specific directions will be given at the carpool.


Are Dogs Permitted? No

Will this event occur rain or shine? No, no hiking in the rain, sleet or snow.

As always please contact the leader if the event is already full, and I’ll do all I can to get you on the event, in the order requests are received; please remember there are usually dropouts and cancellations for many reasons.

NOTE: Please be considerate of others. If you sign-up and cannot attend, please e-mail the leader, so others that may be on a waiting list may attend. E-mail the leader to be put on a waiting list if the event is at the max number of attendees.
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Cost Includes:Shared gas expenses for your carpool driver
Cost for dinner, $8 to 9, with drink (bring cash).

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