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Blood Mountain & Lake Winfield Scott
|Event Location:||Chattahoochee National Forest|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sun, Dec 22 2019 7:00 am >> Sun, Dec 22 2019 4:00 pm (Carpool Departure: 7:00 am *log in for location*)|
|Registration Opens:||Fri, Dec 6 2019 6:01 pm|
|Registration Cut Off:||Wed, Dec 18 2019 6:00 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:||2|
|Number Registered So Far:||6 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||Yes|
One of my favored "winter" hikes! Interested in joining me for a hike up and over ever popular Blood Mountain? No tourist route on this version - we'll climb right out of the Byron Herbert Reece parking lot for about 2 miles and gain around 1350 feet - that should get the pump going!
Blood Mountain stands 4458' above sea level with 1516' feet of clean prominence. It is the highest peak on the Georgia section of the Appalachian Trail.
-Byron Herbert Reese Access Trail to Flatrock Gap .7 mi
|How to Get There:|
From Dahlonega, take Hwy 60 north. At Stonepile gap, bear right, staying on 19/129. Proceed 13.6 miles and turn left into the Byron Herbert Reece parking area.
|Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):||130Mile(s)|
|Carpool Departure Time:||7:00 am|
|Carpool Location:||Log in for location|
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|Carpool Cost:||Estimated cost per vehicle for this event is $52.00 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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