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Hiking/Swimming Panther Creek Falls

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Panther Creek Falls
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Aug 2 2014  8:00 am >> Sat, Aug 2 2014 4:00 pm  (Carpool Departure: 8:00 am   *log in for location*)
Registration Opens: Mon, Jul 14 2014 8:00 pm
Registration Cut Off: Sat, Aug 2 2014 6:00 am
Event Duration:8 Hours
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Distance:7 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:6
Number Registered So Far: 14 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: Yes


While it's still hot out, come join us for a hike and a swim at Panther Creek Falls. This is a relatively flat hike of 3.5 miles along Panther Creek until we reach the falls. Once we reach the falls, we'll stop for lunch and enjoy a swim. After about 2 hours at the falls, we'll return to the trailhead. This is a good hike for virtually all fitness levels. Come join us!

Required Items to Bring:

Hiking shoes/boots, water, lunch, swimsuit, water shoes

Recommended Items to Bring:
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Hiking poles

How to Get There:
Event Directions:

Take I-985 North which turns into US 23/441. 16 miles past Cornelia, turn left onto Glen Hardman Road, then turn right onto Historic 441 for 1 mile to the Panther Creek Recreation Area parking lot.

Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):144Mile(s)
Carpool Departure Time: 8:00 am
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Carpool Cost: Estimated cost per vehicle for this event is $57.60 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.


Parking fee $3.00 - pay at the trailhead Share the cost of gas with whom you carpool.

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

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