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Woody Gap to Byron Reece on the AT
|Event Location:||Woody Gap|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sun, Aug 21 2022 8:15 am >> Sun, Aug 21 2022 4:30 pm (Carpool Departure: 7:00 am *log in for location*)|
|Registration Opens:||Sat, Aug 13 2022 7:00 pm|
|Registration Cut Off:||Sat, Aug 20 2022 7:42 pm|
|Event Duration:||8 Hours 15 Minutes|
|Difficulty Rating:||D6: Advanced|
|Trip Leader(s):||RonnyJ (Call me Ron)|
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|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||8|
|Minimum Group Size:||3|
|Number Registered So Far:||5 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||Yes|
Join me as we hike this enjoyable section of the Georgia AT.
We will start at Woody Gap where plenty of parking is available as well as a comfortable set of pit toilets. Up we will go at a quick pace to our first stop, Preachers Rock. A quick stop to enjoy the views followed by some welcome downhill trekking for about 2 miles until we start the rolling ascent that eventually brings us to Blood Mountain. Up and over Blood Mountain we go until we reach the intersection with the Byron Reece trail. This will be our lunch spot. After lunch we will retrace our steps back to our waiting cars.
We will be maintaining a quick pace on this hike. This hike is only suitable to you if you can maintain an average speed approaching 3 mph over this long trek. I will be keeping the group together.
This is a difficult D6 hike, recent D6 experience is required to join the fun.
|How to Get There:|
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We will meet at the trailhead at 8:15.
|Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):||112Mile(s)|
|Carpool Departure Time:||7:00 am|
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|Carpool Cost:||Estimated cost per vehicle for this event is $44.80 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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