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Blood Mountain Day hike (2nd attempt)
|Event Location:||Blood Mountain & Lake Winfield Scott|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sat, Mar 6 2004 9:00 am >> N/A|
|Registration Opens:||Mon, Jan 1 2007 12:00 am|
|Registration Cut Off:||Thu, Mar 4 2004 11:59 pm|
|Event Duration:||per itinerary|
|Difficulty Rating:||D2: Easy to Moderate|
|Trip Leader(s):||Michael Boni|
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|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||16|
|Minimum Group Size:||3|
|Number Registered So Far:||16 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||No|
|Moderate (7 miles on Moderate terrain)|
We will be hiking from Lake Winfield Scott to Slaughter Gap to Blood Mountain, using the Application Trail, Jarrard Gap trail, and the Slaughter Creek trail. The total distance is about 7 miles over moderate terrain. I plan to stop for lunch on the peak of Blood Mtn.
|How to Get There:|
|Event Directions:||Chattahoochee National Forest 10:45, Lake Winfield Scott Campground
Take GA 400 North from Atlanta until the 4 lanes end (about 40 miles).|
Turn Left onto US 19 for another 5 miles to Dahlonega. Stay on US 19 for 8 miles past Dahlonega, then turn Left onto Highway 60.
Take Hwy 60 for 10 miles to the small town of Suches. Turn Right onto Highway 180.
Follow 180 for 7 miles, then turn Right into Lake Winfield Scott.
Park at the near side of the Lake.
(about 1.5 hours total from Park & Ride)
Are Dogs Permitted? no
Will this event occur rain or shine? Yes
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|Cost Includes:||$2 parking fee paid to the park|
Cancellation/Partial Attendance: Please review the AOC cancellation policy.