The Plateau chapter serves hikers in the Crossville and Monterey area. Hikes are regularly scheduled throughout the year on the many trails in this region, as well as in other parts of the state. Check the TTA calendar for more information about upcoming hikes.

Meetings are held monthly at 6:30 PM CT on the second Thursday at the First United Methodist Church Annex, 69 Neecham St, Crossville, TN (map). Meet at La Costa Restuarant, The Crossings, at 4:45 PM CT for dinner before the meeting,

For more information about the Plateau chapter, contact the chapter co-chairs, Cheryl Heckler or Bob Obohoski by email, or Cheryl by telephone at 931-200-7436 or, Bob by telephone at 931-456-4282.

Bill Quattrociocchii is the Chapter Treasurer, and can be reached by telephone at (931-484-4230 or by email).


Upcoming Plateau Hikes and Programs:


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Date Chapter Hike Leader or Contact
    Updated Oct 17, 2017 Please pre-register. Schedules are subject to change!
    ** October 2017 **  

10/18
Wed

Plateau

Norris Dam State Park.  Rock Creek, Sinkhole and Andrews Ridge trails.  This will be a 6-7 mile moderate (strenuous at times) hike.  Carpool cost is $8.    Pack water, snacks and lunch. Depart from the VF Outlet Mall west parking lot at 8 am.  

For additional information contact the hike coordinator,  Deb Westervelt, via email plateauhikes@tennesseetrails.org  or  text/call 931-267-2243.

10/21-
10/22

Plateau

Cumberland Trail Norma Road to Cove Lake Backpacking trip.  Norma Road to Bruce Gap Overnight, Caryville, TN. This 17 mile hike is strenuous for distance and ascent/descent rates with an elevation change of 2020’. Hike will require a car shuttle from Norma Road to Bruce Gap trailheads. We will hike 7.5 miles before camping at Montgomery Fork Campground, then out 9.5 miles the next day. Features are a beautiful forest with large hardwoods, Anderson Mountain, Cross Mountain, Royal Blue Unit of the North Cumberland Wildlife Management, seasonal views of the valleys and more distant mountaintops, and possibly see elk and other wildlife. Despite the difficulty, it is a very beautiful and interesting trail. Bring backpacking gear, water, and food for a 2-day, 1-night trip. Depart at 7:30 am CT from Cracker Barrel, Highway 127, just south of I-40 exit 317. Carpool cost $9. 

Curt Thomas
curtethomas@frontiernet.net
or (931) 260-2140

10/25
Wed

Plateau

CT Snow Falls/Buzzard Point.  From the Laurel/Snow Falls parking lot, we will hike up the creek and then off the mountain to Snow Falls. Bring water shoes to cross a creek. The hike is about 8 moderate miles.  Pack water, snacks and lunch.  We depart from Trinity Tabernacle Church at 8am CT.    Carpool cost is $7.  

For more information or to sign up contact via text or call Deb Westervelt via email plateauhikes@tennesseetrails.org  or txt/call 931-267-2243.

10/28
Sat

Plateau

Glendale Branch and Coytee Loop Trails. This is a 6 mile easy to moderate hike along the East lakeshore of Tellico Lake. Pack water, snacks and lunch. Carpool cost is $7. Depart from the VF Outlet Mall west parking lot at 8 am. 

For more information contact, via text or call, Deb Westervelt via email plateauhikes@tennesseetrails.org or txt/call 931-267-2243.

 

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