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Sunday Hike: Wolfden Loop
|Event Location:||Parking lot next to the WJSP-TV tower, 3 miles south of Pine Mountain on Alt. US 27.|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sun, Jan 27 2013 10:30 am >> Sun, Jan 27 2013 2:00 pm (Carpool Departure: 9:00 am *log in for location*)|
|Registration Opens:||Wed, Jan 16 2013 8:00 pm|
|Registration Cut Off:||Sun, Jan 27 2013 2:00 am|
|Event Duration:||3 Hours 30 Minutes|
|Difficulty Rating:||D3: Moderate|
|Trip Leader(s):||Richard A. Zalik|
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|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||14|
|Minimum Group Size:||5|
|Number Registered So Far:||12 / 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 reason to get our feet wet. At mile 5 there is a shallow pool fed by a small waterfall.
|How to Get There:|
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:||9:00 am|
|Carpool Location:||Log in for location|
|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.|
Will this event occur rain or shine? Yes, if the rain is too heavy to hike we will visit FDR's Little White House instead (admission cost: $7.00)
* We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines while participating in AOC events.
Share gas costs and parking fee with driver. The parking fee is $5.00 per car.
Cancellation/Partial Attendance: Please review the AOC cancellation policy.