As part of the year-long celebration of the 75th anniversary of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Jerry Span from the Fontana Hiking Club has organized a program called “75 Hikes on the 75th”. As the name would imply, there will be 75 organized hikes in the Smoky Mountains throughout 2009.
Below are the six hikes scheduled for February:
Feb 1. Cataloochee Divide to Double Gap to Purchase Gap/McKee Br./Caldwell Fork/Big Fork Ridge
Feb 8. Rich Mountain Loop
Feb 14. Anthony Creek/Bote Mountain/Spence Field to Russell Field via AT/Russell Field
Feb 21. Big Creek to Low Gap and back/Swallow Fork/Mt. Sterling Ridge/Mt. Sterling/Baxter Creek
Feb 22. Deep Creek/Pole Road Creek/Martins Gap/Indian Creek/Deep Creek
Feb 28. Lower Mt. Cammerer/AT to Mt. Cammerer/AT/Low Gap II/ Lower Mt. Cammerer
For more information on these hikes, please email organizer Jerry Span at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: 828-498-2122.
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