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Hike - Roundtop Trail - Fri., Aug.24, 2012

 
FRIDAY, AUGUST 24, 2012
Depart at 8:00 a.m. from the Cooper Visitor Center
ROUNDTOP TRAIL
Distance:   Approx. 7.6 miles
Rating:    Moderate
Driving time:  1 hr. 75 min. (including setting up shuttle)
Elevation Gain:   800 feet of elevation gain and 1400 feet of elevation loss
Leader:    Curt Sheldon   865-458-8510    curt_sheldon@bellsouth.net

This hike is a one way hike from the Wears Cove Gap Road to the Townsend “Y” on the Roundtop Trail.  This is one of the least used trails in the Smokies and ends with a refreshing crossing of the Little River.  You will get wet up to your knees or so depending on the water level.
Hiking boots and hiking sticks are recommended. Driving directions will be provided the morning of the hike.
Bring water and a trail lunch. Carpooling is recommended, passengers are asked to contribute $6 to the driver to help cover gas, etc.