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Backpacking in Pisgah National Forest
|Event Location:||Pisgah National Forest|
|Date(s) & Time:||Fri, May 2 2003 9:00 am >> N/A|
|Registration Opens:||Mon, Jan 1 2007 12:00 am|
|Registration Cut Off:||Tue, Apr 29 2003 11:59 pm|
|Event Duration:||per itinerary|
|Difficulty Rating:||D5: Difficult|
|Trip Leader(s):||Mark Craig|
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|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||10|
|Minimum Group Size:||3|
|Number Registered So Far:||3 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||No|
|Moderate to Difficult|
Gear inspection/packing meeting: April 29 7:00pm @ REI atlanta (404-633-6508)
Fri day night: car camp at the small primitive sites near the parking lot.
Sat.: Backpack along ivester gap trail, along the border of shining rock wilderness. Depending on the weather; either camp at the base of tenant mountain Or on the summit of black balsam knob. There will be time for some short day hikes. Check out http://www.northcarolinaoutdoors.com/places/mountains/shiningrock.html for more information and pictures of the area...
Sun.: break camp; hike back to cars. Drive home
|How to Get There:|
|Event Directions:||North Carolina Meet @ Ivester Gap trailhead, located near Blue Ridge Parkway. 85N (for 91 mi.), to SR 11N (for 47 mi.), to US 178N (for 17 mi.), to US 64S (for .5 mi.), to SR 215N (for 17 mi.), to Blue Ridge Parkway North (for 4 mi.)|
Will this event occur rain or shine? Yes; this will happen even if it snows
The leader will have two dogs with him. No other dogs allowed.
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|Cost Includes:||There will be no charge for this event as you will be providing your own meals, and gas to get there. Some equipment can be rented if needed. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for rental company information)|
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