Monday-Tuesday – March 18-19. Cumberland Trail Backpacking – Mullens Cove Loop. Prentice Cooper State Forest. Joint event with the Murfreesboro Chapter. Total of 9.8 miles rated moderately strenuous. We will hike 5.6 miles and set up camp at the Hemlock Branch campsite. After setting up camp, we’ll take a short hike to the Ransom Hollow Overlook. The next morning the hike is 4.2 miles out to complete the loop. There is a water source at Hemlock Branch. This section includes spectacular views of the Tennessee River Gorge, an Indian rockhouse and stone door. Bring snacks and food for Saturday lunch, dinner and Sunday morning breakfast. Hiking poles are recommended. For more information or to register, contact Jim Barritt at 931-492-3212 or jsbarritt@gmail,com.