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    Upstate South Carolina 2011 Fall Hang

    A lot of people have been talking about having a group hang in the SC upstate. Here it is.

    When- November 11-13
    Where- Chatooga River Trail.
    Hike north along the Chatooga from Burrells Ford to the bridge over the East Fork. There is a multitude of hanging opportunities just before you cross the bridge. It's about a 30-45 minute easy hike from the trailhead.

    The purple line is the Foothills Trail. Burrell's Ford is near the bottom.
    The black line is the Chatooga River Trail.
    The green line is the Fork Mountain Trail. It runs from the Sloan's Bridge Picnic area on the FHT to the Chatooga River. The teal line is a 10 mile loop from the river, up to the Fish Hatchery and back.

    To get to Burrell's Ford

    From Walhalla SC, go north 8.5 miles on Hwy 28 to SC 107. Go right on 107 for 8.9 miles to Burrell's Ford Road (FR 708gravel). Left on Burrell's Ford Road for 3 miles to Burrells Ford Campground parking area. Drive on past the parking lot for the campground and park at the bottom of the hill at the trailhead on the right. If you get to the river, you just passed it.












    You can hike to Spoonauger Falls. In fact, you pass it on the way in.



    King Creek Falls



    Catch some trout or watch somebody else do it.

    Last edited by swampfox; 08-24-2011 at 23:09.
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    That looks like a great area. Do you have more detailed directions and info about the area? I am not familiar with the upstate much.

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    that looks nice. whats the colors on the map mean, im not getting it?

    any idea about the length of the hike?
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    YESSSSS!!!! I literaly live there when its not too hot. I love it man. I know that exact spot very well. I am in
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    As you already know... count me in! Not sure if my wife and kiddos will be in attendance for this one but I'm definitely in.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Terry_Dodson View Post
    That looks like a great area. Do you have more detailed directions and info about the area? I am not familiar with the upstate much.
    I've added some more directions to the 1st post. It's right in the corner of the state. Georgia is on the other side of the river and it's a short hike to North Carolina.

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    that looks nice. whats the colors on the map mean, im not getting it?

    any idea about the length of the hike?
    I've aded more description to the 1st post. The hike in is easy, probably less than 2 miles.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Muskrat View Post
    As you already know... count me in! Not sure if my wife and kiddos will be in attendance for this one but I'm definitely in.
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    WOW I need to check my scheduled on this one...... but I think I can make it happen.
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    I am still on the fence but hafta deeside soon.

    If I book like in the next few days is is $396 round trip into Greenville with a 2.5 hour flight
    OR
    15 to 16 hours windsheild time @ 924 miles at approx $98.00 worth of gas....

    dang how bad do I wanna spend the nite in tha woods with total strangers.......
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    Quote Originally Posted by Randy View Post
    I am still on the fence but hafta deeside soon.

    If I book like in the next few days is is $396 round trip into Greenville with a 2.5 hour flight
    OR
    15 to 16 hours windsheild time @ 924 miles at approx $98.00 worth of gas....

    dang how bad do I wanna spend the nite in tha woods with total strangers.......
    burrells ford is the place to be man, its worth it
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