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Sunday Morning Excursion - Arkaquah Trail to Brasstown Bald
|Event Location:||Near Young Harris GA|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sun, May 26 2019 7:00 am >> Sun, May 26 2019 4:00 pm (Carpool Departure: 7:00 am *log in for location*)|
|Registration Opens:||Mon, May 20 2019 8:00 pm|
|Registration Cut Off:||Fri, May 24 2019 11:33 pm|
|Event Duration:||9 Hours|
|Difficulty Rating:||D5: Difficult|
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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:||10 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||Yes|
The Arkaquah Trail hike is widely regarded to be one of the most popular, fun, challenging, and scenic in GA. Looking north from the overlooks, you can see Standing Indian Mtn and even parts of the Smokies as well. This is a 12-mile hike with some ups and downs, and fantastic views - lots of photo opportunities throughout the trail!
It will be hot so bring gatorade/electrolytes and we will have plenty of breaks for water.
Participants hiking history is subject to review and approval by the trip leader(s). D5 or equivalent hiking experience is required for this hike.
|How to Get There:|
Directions to Track Rock Gap (Arkaquah Trailhead): From the Park & Ride go north on Georgia 400 to Dahlonega. Continue on US 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:||7:00 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.|
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