Day Hike - Beech Bottom to Jacks River Falls - Sun, Jul 29 2012

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Day Hike - Beech Bottom to Jacks River Falls

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Cohutta Wilderness
Date(s) & Time:Sun, Jul 29 2012  8:00 am >> Sun, Jul 29 2012 5:00 pm  (Carpool Departure: 8:00 am   *log in for location*)
Registration Opens: Mon, Jul 9 2012 9:00 pm
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Jul 27 2012 10:00 pm
Event Duration:9 Hours
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Distance:9.2 Miles
Trip Leader(s):
Paula Schubert
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:12
Minimum Group Size:4
Number Registered So Far: 12 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: Yes


Are you ready to cool off from the summer heat?  Then join me for a day of hiking and swimming in the beautiful Cohutta Wilderness.

Beech Bottom is the easiest way to get to and from Jacks Falls. This easy to moderate trail is 4 miles oneway with another .6 miles to the falls. We'll take a nice long lunch break to relax, enjoy the falls, swim and explore.

Total hiking distance is 9.2 miles at a moderate pace.


Required Items to Bring:
  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • Plenty of water
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
  • Sunscreen
  • Bug Spray
  • Hat for a sunny day
  • Bathing suit and towel
  • River shoes/Tevas for playing at the falls

How to Get There:
Event Directions:

Directions will be given out at carpool

Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):180Mile(s)
Carpool Departure Time: 8:00 am
Carpool Location:   Log in for location
Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
Carpool Cost: Estimated cost per vehicle for this event is $72.00 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.


Are Dogs Permitted?
Yes, but they are the owners responsibility and must be well-behaved.

Will this event occur rain or shine?
No, not in severe weather

* We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines while participating in AOC events.

Cost Includes:

Please bring cash to share gas expenses with carpool drivers.

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