Sat, Oct 17 | Whitewater Falls Lane

Whitewater Falls - Ch. 34

Let's write the narrative of a new chapter. Join ch8sers for a road trip to North Carolina.
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Time & Location

Oct 17, 2020, 7:00 AM
Whitewater Falls Lane, Whitewater Falls Ln, Cashiers, NC 28717, USA

About the Event

Ch8sing Waterfalls will meet up promptly at 7am, at Publix 1625 Pleasant Hill Rd #200, Duluth, GA 30096.  We will leave the lot promptly at 7:15 and travel via caravan to the ch8se destination.  

The drive to the waterfall is approximately 2.15 hrs from Publix.

The ch8se itself will take roughly an hour to two hours, depending on the trail selected.

*Masks are Required!

You will need to pack a lunch and adequate hydration.  Bring an empty plastic bag for your trash.  We practice the the rule of thumb to leave no trace.  Whatever you bring in, you take out.  Pack a small cooler with snacks, ice and extra water for the trip there and back.

Fee: $3 for vehicles with seven passengers or less; $1 per person for more than seven people traveling together in a vehicle. Annual pass available for $15; One-day or season permits are also valid at Whiteside Mountain and at Dry Falls

Whitewater Falls is the highest waterfall east of the Rockies. The falls plunge an amazing 411 feet! South Carolina's Lower Whitewater Falls drops another 400 feet. Because of the escarpment's difficult access and rugged terrain, much of the area receives few visitors and has remained wild and undeveloped over the years. In the cool, moist shade of steep slopes and rock cliffs, wildflowers and salamanders abound. This wild land is also a perfect haven for a rich array of ferns, mosses, and fungi. Enjoy the beauty of berries and blooms throughout the seasons.

Dress: You will need hiking boots, and hiking poles, as well as a backpack with hiking essentials, and emergency medication.

Dress appropriately.  Layers are recommended.

I recommend you download the RoadiD app and have your emergency contacts identified and with you via the app or paper, sealed in a plastic bag, in your backpack.

We will rely on the AllTrails app for this ch8se.  My attempts to scout this prior to Saturday have been unsuccessful, so in all transparency, know that we will explore this adventure for the first time together.  No worries, I trust myself, my abilities to navigate us safely, and the proven accuracy of AllTrails.

Thank you for choosing to embr8ce the ch8se with us.

We look forward to meeting you soon.

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