Appalachian Trail Powell Mtn Overlook with Melanie 11.1.21

Photos by Melanie Vickers

Date: Monday, November 1, 2021
Time: 10 – 3 pm
Leader(s): Melanie Vickers, Georgia ForestWatch Board Member
Location: Appalachian Trail – Dicks Creek Gap to Powell Mountain Overlook

Outing Description:
Fall color should be at its peak as we ascend to Powell Mountain under a canopy of hardwoods. We’ll lunch at a rock outcrop on the summit with views of Lakes Burton, Seed, Rabun, and surrounding mountains.

Meeting Place Directions:
AT Dicks Creek trailhead parking lot – Hwy 76 near the Rabun/Towns county line. From Clayton, follow 76 W approximately 21 miles to Dicks Creek parking.

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Distance and Difficulty:
5.2 miles round trip. Difficult – The first 2.6 miles will be a mostly uphill (1000+ ft. elevation change), last 2.6 miles will be an easy-peasy, mostly downhill stroll.

What to Bring and Wear:
Water, lunch, snacks, sturdy hiking shoes, rain gear (if forecast warrants), and any meds you may require.

Cancellation: If Outing is cancelled due to weather or unforeseen circumstances, we will notify you via email by 6:00 pm on the evening before.

Pet Policy: Pets allowed. Please follow these pet guidelines

Participation Limit: 12

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