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Zen Garden Bald Pisgah Forest

  • Aug 11, 2013 · 8:45 AM
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This hike is limited to 10 people because of the wilderness hiking rules in the Pisgah Forest.

Leave at 9:00 a.m. sharp.

Difficulty:  Very strenuous

Mileage: About 10 to 11 Miles approximately

Required:  Whistle, water, and a lunch

Paid up members will be given preference on this hike. If you have not paid your dues yet, you could potentially be bumped from this hike to make room for a paid member. Please keep this in mind when you RSVP. Thank you.

RSVPS:  Please change your RSVP as soon as you know you can't make it. Failure to do so means someone else might not be able to hike. Thanks!

Hike organizers can:  Remove you from a hike if you sign up for a hike beyond your capability.  If you have any doubt at all that you or your guest can't physically handle this hike, please email me (don't post on the hike page) and check with me about this.

Dogs allowed:  No

Children under 14:  You must check with the hike leader before you sign up with your child please. We need to assess their capabilities.

Hike description: We are going to be hiking to Zen Garden Bald from Devils Courthouse.  This will be an in and out hike.

Fee:  None

Carpool fee for gas:  $8 to $10 (depending on number of passengers in the car and gas prices)

Safety Rules:

1.  Always stay behind the leader and in front of the sweep.

2.  If you get separated from the group, sit down in the trail and blow your whistle.  We will look for you.



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  • Caroline

    August 17, 2013

  • Alice M.

    Yay! I'm so happy I'll be able to go!

    August 9, 2013

    • Deanne

      Where r u Alice?? This is Deanne...maybe we can meet u somewhere?

      August 11, 2013

  • Holly

    Caroline and Tim,
    I have poison ivy or oak all over my left ankle and heel. I thought I might be able to hike anyway, but it has spread and hurts even w/o a shoe. I hope that someone else can take my place.

    August 10, 2013

    • Caroline

      No worries. We hope you get better soon. :)

      August 11, 2013

  • Alice M.

    Yay! I'm so happy I'll be able to go!

    August 9, 2013

8 went

  • Caroline
    "wild blue" 211/29/2013, Assistant Organizer,
    Event Host
  • Hank H.
    12/14/13 Snugg
  • Jack S.
    6/6/14 "Dude"
  • Rich
    11/17/13 Rainman
  • Deanne
    12/14/13 Happy
  • Tim D
    The Scout; 2013, Assistant Organizer
  • Wayne B.
    12/14/2013 Captain Morgan
  • A former member

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