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Cloudland Canyon Fall Hike

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Cloudland Canyon State Park
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Oct 19 2013  8:30 am >> Sat, Oct 19 2013 6:00 pm  (Carpool Departure: 8:30 am   *log in for location*)
Registration Opens: Mon, Oct 14 2013 8:32 pm
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Oct 18 2013 10:00 pm
Event Duration:9 Hours 30 Minutes
Difficulty Rating:D4: Moderate to Difficult
Distance:11 Miles
Trip Leader(s):
Gary Hubert
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:16
Minimum Group Size:2
Number Registered So Far: 13 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


First, we will be hiking both the Waterfalls Trail and Sitton's Gulch Loop Trail for a total of 6.5 miles round trip from the top of the stairs (approximately 600 steps).  This will allow us to view the Canyon from the floor.  We will then hike the West Rim Loop Trail for another 4.8 miles giving us views down into the canyon and an amazing view towards the West from the top of the mountain.

Total distance of hiking will be approximately 11 miles.  

$5 entrance fee into the state park per car.

Required Items to Bring:

Plenty of fluids for adequate hydration
Trail Snacks and lunch
Good hiking shoes/boots

Recommended Items to Bring:
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Hiking poles

How to Get There:
Event Directions:

To be provided at the carpool.

Cloudland Canyon State Park
122 Cloudland Canyon Park Rd.
Rising Fawn , GA 30738

Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):195Mile(s)
Carpool Departure Time: 8:30 am
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Carpool Cost: Estimated cost per vehicle for this event is $78.00 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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