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 eight hikes scheduled for August:
Aug 1. Thomas Divide / Kanati Fork
Aug 1. Mingus Creek
Aug 8. Low Gap II / Low Gap I / Big Creek / Camel Gap / AT Camel Gap to Low Gap / Low Gap II
Aug 9. AT from Clingmans Dome to Greenbrier / Coldspring Knob / Miry Ridge / Jakes Creek
Aug 15. Baskins Creek / Graveyard Ridge
Aug 22. AT / Sugarlands Mtn
Aug 23. Lead Cove / Bote Mtn / AT from Spence Field to Greenbrier / Middle Prong
Aug 29. AT from Newfound Gap / Boulevard / Alum Cave
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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