**DATE IS TENTATIVE**
- We're looking to have a 'group' of us ... so maybe the 8th will work??
--- Let's see how many RSVPs we get and then decide
Here's some info for you...
*Meet at the HICKORY PARKING LOT
... Please aim to ARRIVE 10 minutes early, arrive at 8:50 am
Complete the 6 Ravine Challenge (6RC) at Shades State Park with a Naturalist. This rugged hike will cover 4.42 miles, 3 ladder, and ~570 man-made steps. Participants must be able to lift their knee to a
90 degree angle and hiking boots are required. Walking sticks or trekking poles are suggested.
"At Shades, the “6 Ravine Challenge” will take hikers 4.5 miles through Shawnee Canyon, the Devil’s Punch Bowl and to the vista at Prospect Point.
Finishers earn a unique challenge sticker to show off their accomplishment.
To earn a sticker, complete one of the challenges, share a picture on social media of the hike using the hashtags #5MileChallenge or #6RavineChallenge, and show photos of three locations from the challenge to a park naturalist."
THINGS YOU SHOULD BRING:
- Rain Gear
- Good Hiking Shoes
*Optional: wear your backpack and start your weight-training for your longer overnights
We will go unless pouring rain...
BEFORE YOU BEGIN DRIVING ...Check back here on the morning of departure
NOTE: We will CANCEL if a trail is still closed due to the recent rain.
LOOKING FORWARD :)