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Arkaquah Trail to Brasstown Bald
|Event Location:||Trackrock Gap parking lot|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sat, Feb 11 2017 6:30 am >> Sat, Feb 11 2017 4:00 pm (Carpool Departure: 6:30 am *log in for location*)|
|Registration Opens:||Sun, Feb 5 2017 7:00 pm|
|Registration Cut Off:||Fri, Feb 10 2017 12:00 pm|
|Event Duration:||9 Hours 30 Minutes|
|Difficulty Rating:||D5: Difficult|
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|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||12|
|Minimum Group Size:||4|
|Number Registered So Far:||4 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||Yes|
This is an event for advanced hikers. The trail is approximately 12 miles round trip with only a few rest breaks. We will start at Trackrock Gap (2280 ft), immediately climbing 1500 ft to Roost Ridge. Following the ridge eastwards, we will pass Chimneytop Mtn (mile 4.4) to Brasstown Bald (mile 6.1; 4783 ft). After a short break, we will retrace our steps back to the trailhead.
|How to Get There:|
Take I-85/I-985 via Gainesville to Exit 24 and follow Hwy 129/ Hwy11 to Cleveland. Continue on 11 (which turns into Hwy 19) north past Voget State Park, then take a right on State Road 180 East. Stay on 180 for 2.4 miles, turn left at Town Creek School Rd and after 2 miles turn right on Trackrock Church Rd. Take another right onto Trackrock Gap Rd. The parking lot at the trailhead is on the left.
|Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):||155Mile(s)|
|Carpool Departure Time:||6:30 am|
|Carpool Location:||Log in for location|
|Carpool Directions:||Log in for directions|
|Carpool Cost:||Estimated cost per vehicle for this event is $62.00 using a reimbursement rate guideline of $0.400 per mile. The total amount should be divided by the number of people in the vehicle, including the driver. This is a guideline, not a rule, for drivers but the cost should not be higher unless there are extenuating circumstances.|
Will this event occur rain or shine? Yes
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