BMTA ACTIVITY CALENDAR
BMTA normally schedules four or five hikes per month, some “leisure” hikes that are shorter and easier and some 5 to 8 miles and of moderate difficulty. In addition, we have occasional backpacking hikes and more difficult ones that might be called “hardy hikes.” Occasionally we co-sponsor hikes with other organizations. Some, but not all, of our hikes are “dog friendly.” Although more hikes are in Georgia than the other states, you will find hikes in all three BMT states: Georgia, North Carolina, and Tennessee.
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Tennessee Extra Credit June 27 Work Trip
Where: Section to be worked: 12c Kimsey Hwy to McFarland Road, possibly 12b as well (Kimsey Hwy to Deep Gap).
When: June 27, 2020 – 9:00 AM.
Meet Up Location: Greasy Creek Baptist Church at the intersection of Greasy Creek Road and Kimsey Highway off TN30 north of US64.
Bring: Day pack with 2 liters of water, lunch, gloves, brushcutter, extra fuel, swingblade or loppers if you have them.
Provided: Brushcutter, swingblades, and hard hats will be provided if you don’t have maintenance tools.
What to wear: Boots and long pants are recommended.
Plan for the Day: We will drive to the Kimsey Hwy crossing of the BMT and send crews down to Piney Flats Branch logging and brushing out the section. We will need a couple of chain sawyers and as many gas powered brushcutters and loppers as are available. If we have enough folks, we will also send crews south toward Deep Gap with chainsaws and brushcutters / loppers. Contact Rick Harris, email@example.com.
BMTA members and guests must recognize there are risks and responsibilities involved and be willing to assume these risks. In order to participate, members and guests are required to sign a waiver of liability at the beginning of each BMTA event. If the parent does not accompany a minor, the disclaimer for minors must be signed in advance.