Tuesday, March 14 — Laurel Falls via the Laurel-Snow Falls trail, in/out, 4.7 miles, moderate. This trek first takes us on an old railbed along Richland Creek, past the entrance of Dixon Slope Mine, then over Laurel Creek and up the plateau to the base of the falls. The total elevation gain is approximately 700 feet. Check the weather forecast and put on appropriate layers; wear hiking shoes or boots; bring snacks and/or lunch along with more water than you think you need; and gather up hiking poles, rain jacket, sunscreen, and insect repellent as needed. For carpooling/caravanning, meet at the Durham Street parking lot (by ball fields) off Dayton Pike in Soddy-Daisy by 8.30 am ET. https://bit.ly/3Qjdc0S Please register with hike leaders Roy & Marti Owensby (423) 309-0579 or email@example.com. Carpool gas cost: $2.