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Hike in to a proposed MST Thru-Hiker Campsite with a Presentation & Dinner Meal

Drive approximately 1 mile past Chewning Middle School 5001 Red Mill Rd, Durham, NC to 5901 Red Mill Rd & trailhead.
From FLT Sect 22/23 Red Mill Rd Trailhead, hike in a little over a mile South-West on Section 23 toward Penny's Bend , then leave the trail on a MARKED feeder trail to view the proposed potential campsite.
After introducing the property owner, Jeff Brewer will give an overview of the process of obtaining access & the responsibilities that FMST & the Falls Lake Trails Leaders will assume.
FMST will create a volunteer working group to coordinate & facilitate the task of creating a campsite.
The Thru-Hiker Campsite improvements & maintainence will require a new team of FLT Leaders. This will be a very important responsibility to assure a safe place to meet the needs for overnite rest of MST Thru-Hikers.
Will & Donna Farmer will be serving a hot dinner meal including harvest from their garden & we will also have time to enjoy the surroundings & discuss this ambitious, but very much needed improvement.
Then we will hike out before it gets dark!

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  • Steve T

    Great idea, spot, presentation and food. Thanks to those who pulled this together

    October 18, 2013

  • Dale E.

    A marvelous location to create a trail camp site.

    October 14, 2013

  • Jesse P.

    I have had some family obligations come up that unfortunately are going to keep me from making it today. Sorry fort the short notice. See yall next time.....

    October 13, 2013

  • Will & D.

    Jeff Brewer will be at the trailhead at 1:30, directing traffic. There is orange tape at strategic locations to aid your arrival at the potential campsite. Peter & Michael are very familiar with the area & the turnoff is 1/4 mile past the High Line water hazzard.. wear boots! Menu is Hearty Soup & Pork Sliders + REHYDRATION elements.

    October 10, 2013

  • Dale E.

    For us folks with attention deficit who might miss the marker for the feeder trail turn off can someone provide the Lat,Long for the GPS??

    October 10, 2013

  • Will & D.

    Please note the proposed campsite is on West Falls Lake Section 23.

    October 8, 2013

  • jeffrey J R.

    Sorry Jeff - next time...good luck!

    October 7, 2013

  • John P.

    No can do, sorry to miss this

    September 30, 2013

  • joyce

    Not available this time but wish I could change my commitment!

    September 20, 2013

  • Grace

    Sorry to miss this one. I will be doing an AT section hike that week. I will be with you guys and gals in spirit!

    1 · September 19, 2013

  • Noreen J.

    Can't wait.

    September 10, 2013

  • Joanne P.

    Will, I would love to help but will be on Habitat build. Great project.

    1 · September 2, 2013

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