Add this event to your calendar (Outlook, iCalendar)
Add REGISTRATION REMINDER to your calendar
Blue Mountain: Georgia AT 4000 footer - date change
|Event Location:||Blue Mountain Shelter|
|Date(s) & Time:||Thu, Mar 30 2023 8:30 am >> Thu, Mar 30 2023 2:30 pm (Carpool Departure: 7:00 am *log in for location*)|
|Registration Opens:||Wed, Mar 22 2023 7:00 pm|
|Registration Cut Off:||Wed, Mar 29 2023 7:30 pm|
|Event Duration:||6 Hours|
|Difficulty Rating:||D5: Difficult|
|Trip Leader(s):||Leigh B|
Email Trip Leader(s)
You must be logged in to get the Trip Leader contact information.
|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||10|
|Minimum Group Size:||3|
|Number Registered So Far:||3 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||Yes|
Recent D5 experience is a must for this group to stay together and finish on time.
2.8 mph pace to meet our target timeframe for this "in and out" 6 hour hike
1.4 mile 1076 foot ascent of Blue Mountain to begin hike
2800 foot total climb for the hike and 7% average grade
3.5 miles passing over several rock slides and through rocky areas to begin and finish hike
Fine views from Blue Mountain shelter at 4025 feet elevation
Blue is one of the five Georgia AT 4000 footers (you probably know Blood and Tray already)
|How to Get There:|
Here is a link to Google Maps that will take you to the trailhead at Unicoi Gap:
Plan to be ready to meet at 8:30am at the trail crossing.
The trailhead has ample parking but no privy or services.
The shelter at the top of the mountain has a compost privy 1.4 miles into our hike.
|Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):||147Mile(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 $58.80 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.|
* We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines while participating in AOC events.
Cancellation/Partial Attendance: Please review the AOC cancellation policy.