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Sunday Hike Lake Winfield Scott to Blood Mountain
|Event Location:||Near Suches, GA|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sun, Jan 12 2020 9:30 am >> Sun, Jan 12 2020 5:30 pm (Carpool Departure: 9:30 am *log in for location*)|
|Registration Opens:||Fri, Jan 10 2020 9:30 pm|
|Registration Cut Off:||Sun, Jan 12 2020 8:30 am|
|Event Duration:||8 Hours|
|Difficulty Rating:||D4: Moderate to Difficult|
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|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||12|
|Minimum Group Size:||3|
|Number Registered So Far:||13 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||No|
Please Join me for a great views from top of Blood Mountain. We will start our hike from the Lake Winfield Scott parking lot at 11 AM sharp toward Jarrard Gap. From there, we will hike on the Applachian Trail to Blood Mountain, where we take break and have lunch, We then return on the Slaughter Creek trail to Lake Winfield Scott.
Lake Winfield Scott was completed in 1942 by the Civilian Conservation Corps. The lake and all of it’s buildings, roads and structures are the work of the Corps and remains intact today.
Overall, the hike will be around 8 miles with some strenuous climbing at a moderate pace. Approximate elevation gain for this hike is 2,000 ft.
We will stop at all of the major turns/crossroads to keep the group together and take necessary water breaks.
We expect approximately 4.5 - 5.hours of hiking.
For those that are meeting at the event we will start our hike at 11 AM Sharp.
Please Note: There is $5.00 parking Fee at Lake WinField
|How to Get There:|
Take GA 400 North to its end (Home Depot, Waffle House) At Traffic Light take the left on US 19 toward Dahlonega Take the US 19 Bypass right at the bottom of the hill coming into Dahlonega.
Continue on US 19 untill you reach GA 60 and take a left (toward Suches ) After about 7 miles you will take right onto GA 180.
Lake Winfield Scott will be in Approxim 5 Miles.
Physical Address: Lake Winfield Scott Road
Suches, GA 30572
Pay Parking Fee and park near lake
|Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):||130Mile(s)|
|Carpool Departure Time:||9:30 am|
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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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There is a $5 parking fee at Lake Windfied
Cancellation/Partial Attendance: Please review the AOC cancellation policy.