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Hike - Grapeyard Ridge / Injun Creek - Fri., Mar.10, 2017

FRIDAY, MARCH 10, 2017
Depart at 8:00 a.m. from the Chota Center
 
GRAPEYARD RIDGE/INJUN CREEK (shuttle)
Distance: 7.6 miles
Rating: Moderate
Driving Time: 1 hr. 45 min.
Elevation Gain: 1000 feet
Leader: Janette Pacitti 865-657-9217 jpacitti@ix.netcom.com
 
This hike will have a short shuttle. Beginning the hike on Grapeyard Ridge, we will go briefly off-trail to an old home site, spring house and cemetery. Then we will rejoin Grapeyard Ridge to pass the remains of a steam engine originally intended for sawing lumber. We will have lunch at campsite 32, then continue hiking down a beautiful man-way. The man-way follows a creek where we will view remains of home sites and see a very interesting cemetery. Off-trail might involve climbing over, under or around trees.