Bartram 5 – Warwoman Dell to Wilson Gap 5.14.21

Photos by Melanie Vickers

Date: Friday, May 14, 2021
Time: 9:00 – 3 pm
Leader(s): Melanie Vickers and Brent Martin
Partners making it possible: Blue Ridge Bartram Trail Conservancy
Location: Warwoman Dell to Wilson Gap

Outing Description:
We’ll hike this section in reverse due to an elevation change of 1300+ feet. We’ll start at Wilson Gap (3220 ft) and hike to Warwoman Dell (1884 ft). We’ll pass by two lovely waterfalls (Martin Creek Falls and Becky Branch Falls) along the route. Mountain Laurel should be in full bloom.

Meeting Place Directions:
Warwoman Dell. 441 N to Warwoman Road on right. Travel ~3 miles to Warwoman Dell on right. We’ll park here and take as few cars as possible to Wilson Gap trailhead.

See meeting place on Google Maps

Distance and Difficulty:  8.5 miles – Moderately Strenuous, mostly downhill with some ups (It’s the mountains, y’all)

What to Bring and Wear:
Plenty of water, snacks, lunch, rain gear (if warranted), EPI pen (if needed), and MASK (This hike requires a shuttle – masks are required during shuttle and windows down),

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: No pets this time please

Participation Limit: 15

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