Wednesday, June 24, 2009

75 Hikes on the 75th: July Schedule

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.

Hikers are invited to hike one, some, or all the hikes on the calendar.

Below are the six hikes scheduled for July:

July 4. Anthony Creek / Russell Field / AT / Twentymile

July 11. Metcalf Bottoms / Little Brier Gap / Little Greenbrier / Laurel Falls

July 12. Beech Gap / Balsam Mtn to Tri Corner / AT to Inadu Knob / Snake Den Lodge

July 18. Fork Ridge / Deep Creek

July 25. AT from Clingmans Dome / Goshen Prong / Little River

July 26. Trillium to LeConte / Brushy Mtn / Porters Creek

For more information on these hikes, please email organizer Jerry Span at jerry.span@fontanavillage.com or phone: 828-498-2122.


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