Tarr Ridge Extravaganza Hike - Red River Gorge

Hike Description: We will hike the Tarr Ridge Extravaganza Trail and several short side trails for a total of approximately 4 miles. We will visit 3 very impressive overlooks on mostly ridge top hiking. This hike would be an easy difficulty, but there is a bit of tree hopping, bramble picking and rock scrambling.

GPS track of the hike:
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=144521

Directions:
From the I-64/I-75 southern split, drive east on I[masked] mi, exit 98 Combs Mountain Parkway; drive 32 mi to exit 33, Hwy 15 (Slade); from exit go left (see Shell station just to R of the intersection), then immediate left (west), follow Hwy 11/15, 1.5 mi; turn R onto Route 77. Go 5.3 miles (thru the Nada Tunnel) to the intersection with Hwy 715. Turn L (north) staying on 77 for 1.5 miles. Climb steeply and level off at the top of the hill, pull off on R at 2 large Forest Service signs.The hike will begin at 10:00AM. The total distance from the 64/75 split is 60 miles, or approx 1:05.

Anyone having problems finding their way can call my cell phone at 859 - 806 - 4504 the AM of the hike.

Guy

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  • Traci W.

    Great hike! Great group of people!

    2 · March 16, 2014

  • Karen

    Glad everyone could come out for a pretty day of hiking and some great overlooks. Thanks All.

    6 · March 16, 2014

  • Guy

    FYI, yesterday I mentioned to some folks the Oruxmaps app for Android devices that allows offline storage of maps and free topo maps of the RRG; here is the link:
    http://creek.linkpc.net/rrgdroid.htm

    1 · March 16, 2014

  • Jane

    Fun, thanks everyone. :)

    2 · March 16, 2014

  • Brian B.

    As always great hike and thank you to our wonderful leaders Guy and Karen. Even got us home in time to see the Cats win!

    2 · March 15, 2014

  • Lee S.

    Fantastic day for hiking with friendly, active people. As always, thank you Guy and Karen for organizing.

    2 · March 15, 2014

  • Traci W.

    Great day for a hike! Thanks for leading Guy and Karen! Always appreciate you!

    2 · March 15, 2014

  • Lee C.

    Great hike and weather. Thanks Guy and Karen for this Meetup. Great bunch of hikers to be in the woods with. Look forward to the next one.

    3 · March 15, 2014

  • Jim

    The group was great. The weather was great. What more can you ask for?

    2 · March 15, 2014

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