Outing Alert
January 29, 2013
   
Dick's Knob Hike

Saturday, February 16th, 2013  

     

Join us as we hike to the peak of Dick's Knob located in the
Chattahoochee National Forest and the Southern Nantahala Wilderness.  Dick's Knob is the third highest peak at 4,640 feet.   We will use abandoned roads and vague trails while hiking to the top.  This will be strenuous hike for those who are fit and want to have a quiet winter hike in the wilderness. 

Leader:

Ben Cash

 

Meeting Time, Place, and Directions:
10:00AM at the Clayton Ingles parking lot on Highway 441.  We will carpool to the trail head.

Outing Location:

Chattahoochee National Forest, Rabun County, Southern Nantahala Wilderness Area.

 

USGS Quadrangle:

Hightower Bald, GA-NC

Distance and Difficulty:

The hike will be less than 5 miles total to the mountain top and back via the same route.  This is a strenuous hike due to an elevation gain of approximately 1,600 feet.  We will set a leisurely pace.

 
What to Bring and Wear: 
Lunch, water, appropriate clothing and footwear, walking stick if needed, and if you are Allergic to bees/wasps, remember your meds/epi-pen. 
Since it can be windy and much colder at higher elevations, be prepared!

Participant Limit:

10

Family Safety Policy:   
Outings are smoke, alcohol, and drug free. 
 
Pet Policy: 
Thank you for not bringing your pet friends unless otherwise noted as Dog Friendly Hike. 

 

Reservations required!

This outing is free of charge, and open to everyone "first come, first served" up to the limit.   Please provide your name, e-mail address, and phone number (preferably cell if you'll have one with you on outing day)

 

Cancellation:
Hikers will be notified if hike is cancelled due to forecast of severe weather, etc.

Questions on the day of hike: (706) 778 5155 or (706) 968 3841 for
cell which may not be available in vicinity of hike.

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