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Unicoi Gap to Tray Mountain No Carpool!
|Event Location:||Appalachian Trail Unicoi Gap|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sat, Jul 18 2020 9:00 am >> Sat, Jul 18 2020 2:30 pm|
|Registration Opens:||Thu, Jul 9 2020 8:00 pm|
|Registration Cut Off:||Sat, Jul 18 2020 7:00 am|
|Event Duration:||5 Hours 30 Minutes|
|Difficulty Rating:||D5: Difficult|
|Trip Leader(s):||Chuck R|
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|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|
We will be in the high country of the north Georgia mountains. The hike will start at Unicoi gap (2,963) head east on the Appalachian trail to climb Rocky Mountain (4,016) and go over 1100 ft gain elevation and down to Indian grave gap. We will proceed to Tray Mountain (4,420) adding 1400 ft gain. Lunch will be off trail to the overlook to see the magnificent view. After the views we will head back the way we came and will begin by descending from Tray Mountain back to Indian grave Gap. (3,100) We will ascend our final climb of over 1000 ft of gain up the back side of Rocky Mountain. Don't under estimate this climb - after several miles of hiking and 2500 ft of previous elevation gain, this climb is a workout! Once at the top of Rocky Mountain we will complete our journey back down to our cars which is aproximately total 3500 ft elevation gain. Tough hike but can be done with an experienced high D-4 hikers and above!
|How to Get There:|
North on GA 400 from the park and ride. When GA 400 ends at
Chevron station. continue on GA 115. Go 4.8 miles where GA 115 meets
GA 52. Turn right. Continue on GA 115 until Cleveland GA. At traffic circle
in Cleveland go north on US 129.
Will hike in rain!
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