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Georgia - Three Forks to Springer Mountain

This Hike is led by GWH Ambassador Angela Nouryeh and Shelby DeCusati!

Have you ever dreamed of hiking the Appalachian Trail? Will now you can! Each month we will section hike the AT of GA! We will have a few months where I will host unofficial overnights as well. So dust off your boots and join me on Angela's AT Adventure series! 
Make sure to bring trail snacks, lunch and 3 L of water. Also remember to dress in layers, bring hiking poles and rain gear if applicable. 

If you are a registered member and have your punch card, don’t forget to bring it so I can initial it! If you’re not a registered member, you can find out more about how to become one and get a punch card of your own here:

Appalachian Trail: Three Forks to Springer Mountain 
Trail Rating: Yellow: Moderate hike, well-signed, well-signed, elevation gain of between 1,000-2,000 ft., low altitude. Novice hikers welcome! 3L of water required. (Atlanta Trails rates this as more difficult)
Date: January 13, 2019
Time: meet at 8:30 am and begin at 9 am. With a speed of 1 1/2 to 2 miles per hour, this hike should take 5-6 hours
Distance: 8.6 miles RT out and back hike 
Elevation Gain: approximately 1,200 feet gain
Atlanta Trails:
Water Required: 3L and nutrient dense snacks 
Dogs: no
Permits / Passes: none required
Trailhead Coordinates / Address: 34.664183, -84.184317 // N34 39.851 W84 11.059, Three Forks is on USFS 58, approximately 23 miles north of Dawsonville.
Kids: no 
Men: no
Password: GWHGA 
1 ticket per member or attendee
Tickets will go live on January 2nd at 8:00 pm
As with all GWH events, you must sign the GWH waiver before attending – it takes less than a minute to sign, and once you’ve signed it once you’re good to go for all future meetups

Earlier Event: January 12
Michigan - Cheboygan State Park