TTA Plateau Chapter
Hikes, Excursions, Announcements, and Other Information
NOTE: Posted departure times mean PROMPT DEPARTURE. Plan to arrive 10-15 minutes early for carpools.
WEDNESDAY HIKE NOTE: Check the Blog each Tuesday Afternoon/Evening and Wednesday Morning Early; It May Be Necessary To Change Some Hikes. Contact Bill Harris at 931-484-9152 for Hike Information.
Saturday, October 31, 2015
Program: Big South Fork by Ranger Mary
Location: First United Methodist Church Annex, 69 Neecham Street, Crossville
Dinner: 4:45 pm CT at Gondola's Restaurant, Woodmere Mall, Crossville
Contact: Chapter Chair, Cheryl Heckler at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 931-200-7436 for additional information.
We will hike the trail to beautiful Laurel Falls past an old coal mine and over some small streams on bridges. Weather permitting, we will attempt to cross a small stream to Bryan's Overlook. The hike will be 8 miles with some short strenuous portions uphill. After the hike, we will stop at Woodens Apple House for delicious apple dumplings. We will depart from Trinity Tabernacle Church at 8:00 am CT. Carpool cost $5.
This is a strenuous 7-8 mi hike. It features Snow Falls (35 feet), two scenic overlooks, Buzzard Point, scenic creeks, and steep gorges. Bring extra shoes that you don't mind getting wet to cross a creek. We will depart Trinity Tabernacle Church 8:00am CT. Carpool cost $5. If time permits, we will stop at Woodens Apple House.