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Bartram Trail - Warwoman Dell to Dicks Creek Falls




The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Warwoman Dell   Hike: Bartram Trail - Warwoman Dell to Dicks Creek Falls  National Weather Service Forecast
Date(s) & Time:Sun, Jul 5 2020  8:30 am >> Sun, Jul 5 2020 4:30 pm
Registration Opens: Mon, Jun 29 2020 8:00 pm
Registration Cut Off: Sat, Jul 4 2020 8:38 am
Event Duration:8 Hours
Difficulty Rating:D6: Advanced
Distance:19 Miles
Pace:Moderate
Trip Leader(s):
Ron Jacobs
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:10
Minimum Group Size:2
Number Registered So Far: 10 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: Yes

Itinerary:

The Bartram trail runs for 35 miles in Georgia and follows the approximate route of 18th century naturalist William Bartram's southern journey. Join me as I explore 3 seldom hiked sections of this iconic trail.

Part I Osage Overlook to Rabun Bald

Part II Warwoman Dell to Dicks Creek Falls

Part II Bartram TH to Dicks Creek Falls (coming soon)

 

Part II - Warwoman Dell to Dicks Creek Falls

This hike starts at Warwoman Dell... this is the same trailhead that is used for the classic AOC event - Pinnacle Knob. While Pinnacle Knob is to the north, we will be heading south. For the first 4.5 miles we will be headed up and up to the top of an unnamed mountain, after the climb we are rewarded with a 4.5 mile (mostly) descent to Dicks Creek. A spur trail joins us here that will take us along Dicks Creek to the Chatooga River and the site of Dicks Creek Falls. We will enjoy the views and our lunch here before retracing our steps back to our cars. 

This is a long hike and overall we should average around 2.7 mph, this is on the fast side of moderate.

Recent D6 experience is required to join the fun. I reserve the right to move under-experienced adventurers to the waiting list.

We will be meeting at the Ingles in Clayton for a bio-break.


Required Items to Bring:

Water

Food

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Recommended Items to Bring:
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Camera

Poles

Rain gear

Swim suit and towel


How to Get There:
Event Directions:

Please arrive at the Clayton Ingles before 8:30. The trailhead is located at Warwoman Dell. Trailhead location


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