Print-Friendly Version
Add this event to your calendar (Outlook, iCalendar)
Add REGISTRATION REMINDER to your calendar

REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Once you've reviewed the event details, and decided you'd like to join us, you MUST sign up at the bottom of this page.

Dockery Lake to Blood Mountain

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Dockery Lake Campground
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Jul 9 2022  8:00 am >> Sat, Jul 9 2022 4:30 pm  (Carpool Departure: 7:00 am   *log in for location*)
Registration Opens: Sun, Jun 26 2022 7:00 pm
Registration Cut Off: Sat, Jul 9 2022 6:00 am
Event Duration:8 Hours 30 Minutes
Difficulty Rating:D6: Advanced
Distance:18.5 Miles
Trip Leader(s):
RonnyJ (Call me Ron)
Email Trip Leader(s)
You must be logged in to get the Trip Leader contact information.
Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:12
Minimum Group Size:3
Number Registered So Far: 10 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: Yes


Join me on this challenging route in the North Georgia Mountains!

We will start at the Dockery Lake Campground and move uphill on the Dockery Lake trail through a beautiful, creek filled forest until we hit the AT. A right turn on the AT will take us towards Blood Mountain as we continue our uphill trek. We will enjoy our lunch on Blood Mountain before we retrace our steps back to our cars.

This is a difficult, D6 hike. Recent D6 experience is required to join the fun.

Required Items to Bring:

Water, Water and more water


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


Waffle maker

How to Get There:
Event Directions:

We will meet at the Dockery Lake Campground parking area, there is a pit toilet at the parking area.

Click here for Trailhead location

Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):110Mile(s)
Carpool Departure Time: 7:00 am
Carpool Location:   Log in for location
Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
Carpool Cost: Estimated cost per vehicle for this event is $44.00 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.


* We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines while participating in AOC events.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:   Please review the AOC cancellation policy.