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Bear Hair Gap Trail

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Vogel State Park
Date(s) & Time:Thu, Dec 21 2017  11:00 am >> Thu, Dec 21 2017 1:15 pm  (Carpool Departure: 9:30 am   *log in for location*)
Registration Opens: Sun, Dec 17 2017 6:00 pm
Registration Cut Off: Wed, Dec 20 2017 8:00 pm
Event Duration:2 Hours 15 Minutes
Difficulty Rating:D2: Easy to Moderate
Distance:4.5 Miles
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:10
Minimum Group Size:2
Number Registered So Far: 2 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: Yes


Will meet @ the Mansell road park & ride, heading up 400 on to hwy 19 to Vogel ST. Park. Meeting back up around the parks vistor center parking area. From there will head out on this beautiful 4 mile trail plus another 1/2 mile with a side trail to an overlook with about 700' elevation gain. With the leaves off the trees we should get nice veiws all along the trail. We will hike on the slower side of a moderate pace.

Required Items to Bring:

Warm clothes
Hiking boots.
1 liter of water

Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.

Rain/snow gear, if there a forcast of rain or maybe snow like we had 2 years ago

How to Get There:
Event Directions:

From Mansell road, will head north on Ga 400/19 toward Dahlonega. Follow GA-400 N/US-19 N to GA-115 in Lumpkin County 40.5 miles Continue on GA-115. Take Long Branch Rd and Town Creek Church Rd to US-19 N 16 miles. Follow US-19 N to Vogel State Park Rd in Union County 12.8 miles. Turn left onto Vogel State Park Rd

Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):96Mile(s)
Carpool Departure Time: 9:30 am
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Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
Carpool Cost: Estimated cost per vehicle for this event is $38.40 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.

* We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines while participating in AOC events.

Cost Includes:

There is $5 entry fee into Ga ST. parks, per vehicle. If you have a ga library card, you can check out a park pass to use it to enter the park

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:   Please review the AOC cancellation policy.