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Hiking: Fiery Gizzard Trail
|Event Location:||Grundy Forest Natural Area near Tracy City, TN|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sat, Mar 9 2013 10:30 am >> Sat, Mar 9 2013 4:30 pm (Carpool Departure: 7:45 am *log in for location*)|
|Registration Opens:||Thu, Feb 7 2013 9:00 pm|
|Registration Cut Off:||Fri, Mar 8 2013 9:00 pm|
|Event Duration:||6 Hours|
|Difficulty Rating:||D4: Moderate to Difficult|
|Trip Leader(s):||Chris L|
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|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||14|
|Minimum Group Size:||4|
|Number Registered So Far:||5 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||Yes|
Take a Saturday to enjoy a very unique trail in the beautiful South Cumberland Recreation Area near Tracy City, TN. For the most part this is a loop trail with a total of 10 1/2 miles roundtrip hiking.
We'll be hiking part of the Fiery Gizzard Trail and starting at the northern trailhead of Grundy Forest State Natural Area. The trail features many waterfalls, cascading streams, gentle slopes, lush woodlands, spectacular rock formations, extremely rocky gorges and even a very small cave opening. We'll have an arduous climb before reaching a natural sandstone bridge and a short hike to Raven Point. Raven point is where we will stop for lunch and hopefully have some beautiful views.
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|How to Get There:|
|Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):||300Mile(s)|
|Carpool Departure Time:||7:45 am|
|Carpool Location:||Log in for location|
|Carpool Directions:||Log in for directions|
|Carpool Cost:||Estimated cost per vehicle for this event is $120.00 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.|
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