Nutmeg Grove Circuit Hike

3 Nov. 18

Nutmeg Grove Circuit Hike

Details

Meeting time: 7:00am SHARP!!!!!

Meeting place: Kayak Center

Estimated completion time of the hike: 1:30pm LATEST


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In Chaguaramas, venture on a little known that is traversed by very few hikers. Trek through a small gorge as we venture up a steady hill through primary semi-deciduous forest all the way until we eventually get to the popular Tucker Valley Trail. Undulating terrain all the way from here to the end.  This trek is (One Way) and is recommended for the fit hiker.

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* From the start at Samaan Park to Tracking Station junction: .76 miles (1.2 kms) completed. At this point, we are 1,458 feet (444 meters) above sea level.

* To the Nutmeg Junction: 1.20 miles (1.9 kms) is completed. At this point, we are 1563 feet (476 meters) above sea level.

* To La Pueta Junction: 1.60 miles (2.6 kms) is completed. At this point, we are 1,567 feet (477 meters) above sea level.

* To the start of Covigne River: 2.20 miles (3.6 kms) would have been completed. Here, we are 482 feet (147 meters)  above sea level.

* At the official start of the Nutmeg Grove Hike: 2.55 miles (4.1 kms) would have been completed. We are at 298 feet ( 91 meters) above sea level.

* Back at the start which of course is the finish, 3.3 miles (5.3 kms) would have been accomplished. We are finally back at 174 feet (53 meters) above sea level.



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Highlights

Semi-deciduous forest

Attire

Wear long/short trousers......your choice

Wear long/short sleeve tops. No sleeveless tops please.

Wear hiking shoes/trainers with good grips under the soles. Absolutely no slippers or sandals please.

Wear hat or baseball cap which will be useful especially in the areas of exposure to the sun.

Use a  backpack thereby keeping both hands totally free.

Bring along mosquito repellent. Optional

Bring a change of clothing which will be left in the vehicles.

Gallery

Fees

TTD $100. PER HIKER

Duration

3-4 hours (ONE WAY)