Training Hike: Savage Gulf Loop
Steak 'n Shake
Sat, Jul 13 7:00 am
Join Nashville Hiking Meetup for a training hike at South Cumberland State Park near Monteagle, TN. This is perfect for those wanting to put down some miles before backpacking or hitting the AT; great place to test out gear and endurance. HIKE STATS: Meeting Time: (Carpool) 6:30 a.m or 8:00 a.m. at the trailhead (please give a 15min buffer for those carpooling to arrive) Meeting Place for Carpool: Behind Steak 'n Shake Estimated Drive Time (one way): 1.5 hours Hike Distance: 18 miles Estimated Hike Time: 8-9 hours Difficulty: Difficult Hike Leader: Sabine Notes: Well-behaved, leashed dogs are welcomed Our route: Savage Day Loop (4.2mi) North Plateau Trail (7.10mi) we will break for lunch by Hobbs Cabin near an overlook. North Rim Trail (6.30mi) This hike is rated difficult for distance. Be prepared for mud, slippery spots, and rocky trails. Bring good hiking boots, trekking poles if you have 'em, lunch/snacks, your camera, and plenty of water.