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Georgia Triple Crown (confused turkey version ) Blood Mtn, Coosa Bald, Slaughter Mtn
|Event Location:||Chattahoochee National Forest, Cleveland, GA 30528|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sat, Sep 9 2017 6:00 am >> Sat, Sep 9 2017 6:00 pm (Carpool Departure: 6:00 am *log in for location*)|
|Registration Opens:||Wed, Jul 26 2017 6:00 pm|
|Registration Cut Off:||Wed, Sep 6 2017 6:00 pm|
|Event Duration:||12 Hours|
|Difficulty Rating:||D6: Advanced|
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|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||8|
|Minimum Group Size:||3|
|Number Registered So Far:||8 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||No|
A new, extended route on the GA triple crown version... this is a little more than the usual Coosa/Slaughter/Blood combination! We'll start at Bryon Reece Parking, hiking up the AT to the summit of Blood Mtn. After a long and steep descent to Vogel State Park, we then hop on the Coosa Backcountry Loop. Along the way we'll summit Coosa Bald (4280') and then Slaughter Mountain (4338'). After returning to the summit of Blood Mountain (4458'), we will return to the cars.
A solid 19+ miles with over 5500 ft elevation gain!
This is NOT a beginners hike, so please do not sign up unless you are in excellent physical condition. If you haven't done a D6 hike with me before, this will not be for you. I reserve the right to remove folks from the sign up list that have not hiked with me before.
|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) to Vogel State Park.
|Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):||170Mile(s)|
|Carpool Departure Time:||6:00 am|
|Carpool Location:||Log in for location|
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|Carpool Cost:||Estimated cost per vehicle for this event is $68.00 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.|
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