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2 Spots Open!! Hiking

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Smith Creek Trail at Unicoi State Park
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Aug 12 2006  9:00 am >> N/A
Registration Opens: Mon, Jan 1 2007 12:00 am
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Aug 11 2006 11:59 pm
Event Duration:per itinerary
Difficulty Rating:D2: Easy to Moderate
Trip Leader(s):

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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:20
Minimum Group Size:8
Number Registered So Far: 20 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Moderate 10 miles

Well be hiking from Little creek camp grounds to Anna Ruby falls and back. This trail offers a serene walk through dense patches of rhododendron, mountain laurel, hemlock, and ferns. It travels up and over Hickory Nut Ridge and Smith Mountain through impressive hardwood stands and several small mountain brooks and springs.

Required Items to Bring:
Plenty of water, some snacks and big lunch. If you have a hiking shoes its better. Trekking pole if you have it, if not you can find a walking stick on the trail. (Rain gear in case of unexpected rain)
Recommended Items to Bring:
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How to Get There:
Event Directions:Helen, GA 30545 Carpool location only please From MARTA station, go North on GA-400 until it ends, go straight on to 115, follow 115 to Cleveland, turn right on to 75 (youll see Ingles shopping center as you turn), go through Helen, go 1 mile North on GA-17/75 and turn right on GA-356, approx 1.5 miles to Unicoi State Park, follow the sign to lodge (after we re-grouped well drive to trail head)


Are Dogs Permitted? No.

Will this event occur rain or shine? No.

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.

E-mail the trip leader to be put on a waiting list if the trip is at the max number of attendees.
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Cost Includes:Please share gas fare with your driver. (since the gas price is high these days, $7-8.)

Parking fee is $3.00 (dont forget to bring cash)

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