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2019-07-06 GA-AT Woody Gap to Cooper Gap & Back




The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: AT Woody Gap to Cooper Gap
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Jul 6 2019  7:00 am >> Sat, Jul 6 2019 1:30 pm  (Carpool Departure: 5:45 am   *log in for location*)
Registration Opens: Mon, Jun 10 2019 7:00 pm
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Jul 5 2019 6:00 pm
Event Duration:Approx. 6.5 Hours
Difficulty Rating:D5: Difficult
Distance:17 Miles
Pace:Moderate
Trip Leader(s):
Bill Wey
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:12
Minimum Group Size:2
Number Registered So Far: 14 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Itinerary:

We’ll meet and start from Woody Gap parking lot. We’ll follow AT SoBo (South Bound) to Ramrock Mt. at 1.5 miles, Gooch Gap at 3.6 miles, Gooch Mountain shelter at 5 miles, Justus Creek at 6.4 miles, and Cooper Gap at 8.5 miles. We’ll then turn around going AT NoBo (North Bound) to Gooch Mountain shelter to take our snack/lunch break. After break we’ll continue going AT NoBo to get back to our cars.

<<< Important Notes >>>

The event duration does NOT include our travelling/ driving time. If you're going to meet at the event, please arrive before our starting time. Our duration time is an educated estimate, so we need to have some flexibility.

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 comfortable going long distance in the remote mountains environment, and have recent D5 experience.

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 trip.


Required Items to Bring:

If you're in other member’s car, bring change clothing, an extra pair of Clean shoes, bag for changed shoes, towel to sit on. Only enter with clean shoes. Remove all trash and your belongings.

Cash for carpool driver.

Clothing suitable for the season.

Good trail running shoes/hiking shoes.

Nutrition/snacks and plenty of water.

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

 

Hiking poles

Camera

Rain gear just in case


How to Get There:
Event Directions:

Use Google Map address:

Woody Gap / Appalachian Trail, GA-60, Dahlonega, GA 30533

Take GA-400 N; 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.

Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):90Mile(s)
Carpool Departure Time: 5:45 am
Carpool Location:   Log in for location
Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
Carpool Cost: Estimated cost per vehicle for this event is $36.00 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.

Notes:

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.

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