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2019-05-25 GA-AT Ultra 50K: Woody Gap to Cowrock Mt & back
|Event Location:||GA AT Woody Gap to Cowrock Mt & Back|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sat, May 25 2019 7:00 am >> Sat, May 25 2019 7:00 pm|
|Registration Opens:||Wed, Jan 30 2019 7:00 pm|
|Registration Cut Off:||Thu, May 23 2019 7:00 pm|
|Event Duration:||Approx. 12 Hours|
|Difficulty Rating:||D7: Extreme|
|Trip Leader(s):||Bill Wey|
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|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||8|
|Minimum Group Size:||2|
|Number Registered So Far:||11 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||No|
<<< Objective >>>
Have you ever wanted to challenge yourself, really challenge yourself within one day’s daylight time to
This GA-AT Ultra 50K may be the answer; and it’s free for every AOC member.
<<< Distance, Ascent, Pace >>>
Distance is 32 miles, elevation gain is 8,370 feet, and the estimated time is 12 hours. There is plenty of time if we just maintain a min. pace of 2.7 mph.
The faster we finish, the deeper we breathe, the more calories we burn.
<<< Itinerary >>>
Course profiles are available at https://caltopo.com/m/C02E
<<< Important Notes >>>
This event is physically challenging and rewarding! You can fully enjoy it if and only if you have good fitness and endurance. Please only register if you are familiar with going long distance in the remote mountains environment. You must have D6 experience to qualify.
If your recent experience is not from the club, please include it in a note when you register, or email TL; otherwise you will be moved to the waiting list for the safety of everyone. We encourage our members to actively participate with joyful experience, and most importantly to stay healthy and safe at the end of our event.
|How to Get There:|
Use Google Map address:
Woody Gap / Appalachian Trail, GA-60, Dahlonega, GA 30533
Take GA-400 N to its end; turn left onto US-19 N for 5.1 miles.
Turn right onto US-19 N/ GA-9 N for 8 miles.
At the fork of US-19 N and GA-60, follow GA-60 for 5.4 miles to Woody Gap parking lot.
1. This event may be cancelled or rescheduled if weather conditions are not satisfactory for an enjoyable outing.
2. Itinerary is subject to change at the discretion of the trip leader.
* We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines while participating in AOC events.
Cancellation/Partial Attendance: Please review the AOC cancellation policy.