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Tennessee - Ramsey Cascades

This hike will be hosted by GWHTN Ambassador Victoria Godwin! 

If you are a registered member and have a punch card, don’t forget to bring it so I can sign it! If you’re not a registered member, you are welcome to attend anyway! You can find out more about how to become one and how to get a punch card of your own here:
I will not being handing out punch cards at this event. They are available through purchase of a New Member Kit only. 

Ramsey Cascades at Great Smoky Mtns NP, located in the Greenbrier section of the park. 
Date: Saturday, 2/2/19
Time: Meet at 9 am EST, we will start hiking at 9:15. 
Distance: 8.0 miles RT
Elevation Gain: 2200 ft
Trail rating: Yellow/Red: 2000+ ft elevation gain, well-marked, low altitude, strenuous. This is a tough hike with the most difficult part near the falls due to rugged terrain. It is recommended that you have previously hiked a trail with 2000+ ft elevation gain OR are similarly in-shape, i.e. Crossfitter, long distance runner, etc. We will hike at an easy pace.

Other info: Highly recommend traction device such as microspikes for navigating icy patches on the trail. You can find these at the Knoxville REI.

Water required: 3L

Men: No
Kids: No
Dogs: No
Permits/Passes needed: No

Trail description link:


***As with all GWH events, you must sign the GWH waiver before attending - it takes less than one minute to sign, and once you’ve signed it you’re good to go for all future meetups!***