Promoting the development and enjoyment of Tennessee trails.
Saturday, June 24 — Gahuti Backcountry Loop at Fort Mountain State Park, Chatsworth, GA. 8 miles, moderate, 1960 ft elevation gain. This beautiful, ever-changing trail passes just below the summits of both Cohutta and Fort Mountains. There are some short steep climbs and descents as the trail wanders through ravines and around ridge crests. We will visit a three-tier waterfall, enjoy grand views of the Cohutta Mountains and travel through mature hardwood forests. Bring a lot of water, snacks and lunch. Bring hiking sticks and wear sturdy hiking boots. Meet at the Gahuti trailhead parking lot at 8:40 am EDT or, for carpooling/caravanning from the Chattanooga area, meet at 7:30 am ET at Wendy’s, left (east) off I-75 Exit 1 (East Ridge). Please register with Joan Hartvigsen, firstname.lastname@example.org or 931-636-2914. Carpool cost/person: $4.