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Ch. 55 - Embr8ce The Ch8se
Ch. 55 - Embr8ce The Ch8se

Sat, Mar 05



Ch. 55 - Embr8ce The Ch8se

We are headed to Westminster, SC. for chapter 55 of Ch8sing Waterfalls.

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Time & Location

Mar 05, 2022, 9:30 AM

Westminster, Riley Moore Falls Trail, Westminster, SC 29693, USA

About the Event

We will meet at the Publix Pharmacy at Promenade at Pleasant Hill, 1625 Pleasant Hill Rd Ste 200, Duluth, GA 30096; at 7am.  We will depart Publix at 7:30 with an arrival time of 9:30 at the trailhead.

The hike to Riley Moore Falls is an easy to moderate 1.9 mile out and back trail suitable for beginner hikers. 

The trail through the forest is narrow with roots in some places. We begin by hiking to the trail head along Forest Service Road 748C until it ends at a small parking area at the bottom of the hill. The trail ends and opens up to a spacious, sandy beach. 

The falls is 12ft high and 100ft wide. The hike back on this forest road will be a heart pumping. Elevation gain is 357ft.

What to bring:

Day pack. 

Clothing suitable for weather; layers are best when the weather is cold. 

Hiking boots or sturdy bottom shoes. 

Trekking poles are optional. 

The essentials: rain poncho, headlamp, compass, fire starter (matches, lighter), mini first-aid kit, knife, 2L water/snack. Blanket or seat pad. 

We will carry ALL items from where the cars are parked.

Pack a lunch to be eaten on the sandy beach. Be sure to bring a seat pad or blanket to sit on.

*Include in a ziploc bag, the name and number of your emergency contacts.

Nearby Emergency Information:

Francis Marion Ranger District Office, 2967 Steed Creek Rd, Huger, SC 29450, (843) 336-2200.

Nearest hospital: Prisma Health Oconee Memorial Hospital, 298 Memorial Dr, Seneca, SC 29672 (19.3mi/34min)

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