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Dates: 1/1/2019 - 12/31/2019
City / State: Appalachian Trail Georgia, GA
Event Name:
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 111669 2019/Y2289
Distance - Trail Ratings: 4K - 42K - 3D
Description: The Appalachian Trail in Georgia. The terrain is up and down in most areas and trail difficulty is between 3C to 5D. Allow extra time to complete your hike. Always check weather conditions before planning your hike. You are advised not to walk the trail alone. Hiking shoes/boots and hiking sticks are recommended. The entire 78.6 miles of the AT (plus the approach trail)in Georgia is sanctioned as an extended distance event. There is a link on the Georgia Walkers website (georgiawalkers.homestead.com) identifying eight segments (plus the approach trail) that can be hiked in Georgia. There are many additional areas that you may chose to hike. You are not limited to the sections recommended. You may do an out and back, southbound or northbound, anywhere you have access to the trail.
Amenities: Strollers: None | Wheelchairs: None | Pets: Yes | Restrooms:
Special Programs: Appalachian Trail, Border Crossings
Start Times: Daily - Dawn to Dusk or Overnight
Location: WEB REGISTRATION ONLY using the AVA Online Start Box (https://my.ava.org)
Start Point / Driving Directions: The detailed location of and driving directions to the event starting point are included in the walk directions, downloaded from the AVA Online Start Box. The POC does not provide event directions nor accept alternate payment methods.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: You must register and pay $3 for each day (or multi-day) you walk. Event credit and distance credit for the amount walked may be taken each day. The directions and insert cards are PDFs that you can download and print as needed. The entire online process should take less than 10 minutes for first time users.
Host Club: Georgia Walkers
Contact: Connie Clark (469) 713-4712
Website: georgiawalkers.homestead.com
E-Mail Contact: georgiawalkers178@gmail.com