May 5, 2013 · 9:30 AM
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Please read the entire Write Up and agree to the enclosed Liability Waiver before signing up for this event.
Event Rating: Strenuous
Distance: 9.5 Miles
Time Duration: 4.5 Hours
Blaze Orange: REQUIRED
Because of the popularity of the NST Hikes, the difficulty of this hike and a maximum number of hikers allowed, this section is only open only to members (No Guests) who have successfully completed at least 5 of the more challenging hikes with the RIHC and are truly interested in completed ALL sections of the NST.
Section 5 is 9.5 miles in length with 5.5 miles in wooded areas and 4 miles on asphalt roads. Please allow at least 4.5 hours for the hike and carpooling.
Some portions of this hike will be through rugged terrain so a good pair of hiking boots is a must along with and a snack.
A minimun of 1 Liter of Drinking Water per person will be required.
Hunting season continues in the DEM Management areas and all hikers are required to wear at minimum of 200 square inches of florescent orange on their person above the waist.
As a condition of your voluntary participation in this activity you acknowledge and agree to the following: this activity involves inherent risks that can cause property damage, injury, illness, disability, and/or death to participants and/or others; you assume all risk associated with this activity; you are responsible for having the necessary knowledge, skills, abilities, clothing, and equipment to safely participate in this activity; you know and will follow the Hiker Responsibility Code described at www.hikesafe.com; the leader(s) of this activity are volunteers; and you for yourself, your heirs, executors, and administrators release, hold harmless, and indemnify the leader(s) and all members of this group from any and all claims for property damage, injury, illness, disability, and/or death - including those caused by negligence and/or other reasons.