START TIME: 12:00 PM, RETURN TIME: 6:00 PM
We will hike the newly opened Stumphouse Passage section of the Palmetto Trail. This includes some of the new bike trail areas as well. Then from the top of Issaqueena Falls, we will hike the Rail Trail to the Middle Tunnel. We will return by the same route to view Issaqueena Falls and then we will enter Stumphouse Tunnel and hike to the inner gate using flashlights. The old train tunnel is 25 feet high, 17 feet wide, and although it was not completed, it extends 1,617 feet into the mountain. There is a $5.00 per car fee to enter Stumphouse Tunnel. Secondary meetup site with hike leader Lisa Britt will be at 12:30 to carpool together from Ingles, 211 Ingles Place, Seneca.
M: 6, EG: 1000, R: M
Drive RT: 108 miles, $9.00, L: 25, plus $5.00 car fee
Leader: Lisa Britt,[masked]
CPO: Martha Severens, severens@ att.net