Re: [Hammock Camping] Re: hike Auge 14 thru16
- I would love to go, but I already have plans. Maybe we can mee halfway
sometime for a hike. It would be somewhere in NC.
Scott A. Macri
Trail Name: Mowgli
On 8/3/06, Keith <pulse_0ptional@...> wrote:
> Man, that sounds great....unfortunately, the 14th is the first day of
> classes for the fall semester :(
> Let me know the next time you guys do something like this though -
> I'll definitely be up for it if I can get the time! Weekends are
> going to be about it for the next couple of months, but I don't have
> Friday classes, so I'm available Thursday afternoons through Sunday
> evenings. Thanks for the heads up anyway!
> --- In email@example.com <hammockcamping%40yahoogroups.com>,
> "Coy" <starnescr@...> wrote:
> > hello gang.
> > Anyone up to a hike in hooooot weather?
> > Dave, Cody (my son) and I are in the planning stages for a hike in
> > mid Aug in Northeast Ga. in the Conasauga and Jacks River area. So
> > far the plan is to meet (at a place to be determined at around 8 Am
> > Aug 14th in or around Dalton or Chatsworth Ga. Maybe grab a quick
> > bite of breakfast then head to the trail head (Rice Camp). The hike
> > would end sometime Wed afternoon if all goes well. There is always
> > a chance of getting stranded by flash floods but as dry as it has
> > been it would take a lot of rain to cause problems. Reguardless,
> > plan for 2 nights but with maybe a little extra food just in case.
> > Dave is the trip leader but anyone familiar with the area might want
> > to suggest a better route/plan. Here is what Dave has worked out so
> > far.
> > There are options on which trails to
> > take and it looks like there are several opportunities to change
> > them on the fly, but the ones I had picked at this point are
> > clockwise from the parking area at the Rice Camp Trail trailhead in
> > this order:
> > Hickory Creek Trail- 5.8 miles.
> > Conasauga River Trail- 0.5 miles.
> > Panther Creek Trail- 3.4 miles.
> > East Cowpen Trail- 2.0 miles.
> > Rough Ridge Trail- 2.1 miles.
> > Sugar Cove Trail- 2.3 miles.
> > Jacks River Trail- 6.3 miles.
> > Rice Camp Trail- 3.9 miles.
> > That is a total of 26.3 miles with quite a few river crossings.
> > There are water falls on both the Panther Creek Trail and the Jacks
> > River Trail.
> > Email either me or Dave Womble if interested. We will put you in
> > the loop for planning it all.
> > Coy Boy
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