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.
Where: Section 9 - Dyer Gap to Watson Gap When: Saturday, September 12, 2020 Meet: 8:30 Home Depot (10012 Blue Ridge Drive, Blue Ridge, GA 30513) parking lot (near Dairy Queen) ... or ... 9:00 Watson Gap. Plan for the Day: Water Diversions, and Brushing. What to Bring: Minimum 2 liters of water, long pants, boots, gloves, […]
5 miles, moderate. The trail for this in-and-out hike is fairly easy, but 26 stream crossings (a number up to your ankles and two around your knees) and a section of potentially slippery rock toward the beginning and again at the end make it more difficult than it otherwise would be. Holly and Emery Creeks, […]
3 miles, easy. Hike leader: Martha Fowler. For more information, contact email@example.com
DOG-FRIENDLY HIKE (adult humans may bring a leashed dog). 5 miles, easy. Mostly along dirt roads. Two “rock hopping” stream crossings that could get your feet wet depending on stream levels and recent rainfall. Hike leader Ken Cissna. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org BMTA members and guests must recognize there are risks and responsibilities involved […]
Where: Section 16c, Sledrunner Gap » Brookshire Creek xing Section 16d, Brookshire Creek » Sugar Mountain Road Contact: Steve Cartwright, email@example.com Time: 8:30 AM till about 4:00 PM Meeting Location: Cherohala Skyway Visitor Center Plan: We will meet at the CSVC for remote no-touch sign-ins […]
September 28 (Monday) Rock Town Trail (near Lafayette, GA in Wilderness Management Area) 4.2 miles, moderate. Big boulders are pretty neat. Hike leader Steve Dennison. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
DOG-FRIENDLY HIKE (adult humans may bring a leashed dog). 8 miles, moderate. Hike leaders: Rick and Brenda Harris. For more information, contact email@example.com
Where: Section 10 - Dally Gap to Double Spring Gap. When: Saturday, October 10, 2020. Meet: 8:30 AM Home Depot (10012 Blue Ridge Drive, Blue Ridge, GA 30513) parking lot (near Dairy Queen) or 09:15 AM at Dally Gap. Plan for the Day: Brushing and possible sign installation. What to Bring: Minimum 2 liters of […]
8.2 miles, moderate. More up than down doing out, reverse returning. Hike Leader Steve Dennison. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
6.8 miles, moderate. A loop hike from Lake Winfield Scott up Jarrard Gap Trail to Bird Gap and then back down to Slaughter Creek Trail. Hike leader: Larry Dumas. For more information, contact email@example.com
DOG-FRIENDLY HIKE (adult humans may bring a leashed dog.) 7 miles, difficult. Hike leaders Rick and Brenda Harris.. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
6 miles, moderate. Hike leader: George Owen. For more information, contact email@example.com
WHERE: BMT sections 13c & 13d (Big Bend picnic area to Wildcat Creek). WHEN: Saturday, October 24, 2020 MEET: 9:00 AM – Big Bend picnic area on Powerhouse Road on North side of Hiwassee River. PLAN FOR THE DAY: Brush out both sections, especially 13c, with brush cutters, weed eaters, swing blades, loppers and hand […]