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STRENUOUS DAY HIKE: FROZEN HEAD
Saturday, July 11th at 7am
Are you an avid hiker looking for a great uphill challenge in one of Tennessee’s most beautiful natural areas? Team Green has been to Frozen Head state park for backpacking trips in the past, but the numerous trails also connect for a great challenging day hike.
When Saturday July 11th 2009 at 7am
Your trip leader will email carpool information
Where Frozen Head State Park
Cost FREE! and open to the public
Difficulty Strenuous day hike. It is recommended that you have hiked 10 or more miles on strenuous terrain (Cumberland Trail or similar).
Children Policy This is an 18 and up event
Dog Policy Dogs on leashes are welcome
Estimated Drive Time One Way: 3 Hrs
Total Hiking Distance: about 11.5 miles
Trip Leader: Siska
Deadline: Once full
Participant Number: 10 not counting lead and co-lead
We will be starting from the visitor center parking lot taking the Visitor Center trail to the Old Mac Trail and from there connect to the 3.3 mile North Old Mac trail to the Lookout Tower trail. We’ll hike up to the tower to take in the great views from there. Afterwards we will make our way back down the Lookout Tower trail to the Chimney Top trail. This 6.6 mile steep and rugged trail is rated strenuous with an elevation gain and loss of 3460 feet. The trail will take us back to the visitor center.
The total length of the hike is about 11.5 miles. The hike is strenuous with many ups and downs thus requiring sturdy hiking boots. Also bring plenty of water and Gatorade, about 1 gallon, snacks and lunch.
This trip is open to members and non-members. To register, please email your trip leader Siska.
Carpool information, driving directions, waivers, and other trial information will be emailed to you closer to the event date.
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