Open invite to hike the Low Gap Trail in Morgan-Monroe State Forest (rain or shine). The hike is 12 mile distance with several 'decent' climbs. I consider it moderate difficulty but I have seen it described as 'rugged' because of the 12 mile distance.
Where: Meet at the Park Office Parking Area (The 'P' by the Park office reference in the map below):
**Oh sure, we could park at the trail head.. but, then we'd miss out on the bonus 2 miles of hiking! Parking at the trail head is limited and is popular. The park office offers more spaces.**
When: 10 am start. **Please be on site and ready to start at 10 am.**
This invite will repeat all year and into next during the first weekend of every month (or thereabouts). Looking forward to seeing the changes in scenery with the changes in the seasons.
You will need to bring:
• Day Pack
• Liter (or more) of water, sports drink, hydration method of choice
• Snacks, small lunch
• Hiking poles
• Basic first aid for any blisters or bug bites which may occur
• Rain gear