neel gap to low gap shelter - Member Hike

Hike Name: neel gap to low gap shelter
Country: United States
State: Alabama
Nearby Town: blairsville
Rating: 1 star
Directions: from Blairsville GA take hwy 19 south to hwy 76 south mountain crossings will be on the left hand side of the road the AT trail cuts right through the archway of the building.
Total Hike Distance: 12.20 miles
Hike Difficulty: No Answer
Permit Required: No
Hike Type: One-Way, Shuttle Hike
Hike Starts: neel gap
Hike Ends: low gap shelter
Trails Used: appalachian trail
Backcountry Campsites: Yes
Backcountry Water Sources: Streams, Springs
Management: U.S. Forest Service
Contact Information: Georgia Appalachian Trail Club
P.O. Box 654
Atlanta, Georgia 30301
Voice Mail (404) 494-0968
Best Season: Fall
Users: Hikers, Dogs
Road Conditions: Secondary Paved Roads, Maintained Gravel or Dirt Roads
Hike Summary: the hike begins at mountain crossings on hwy 19 also known as neel gap it climbs aproximately 700 feet before winding around to the levelland mountain view there are a couple of campsites and several small springs for water before you reach the tesnate gap parking area. Next is wild cat mountain which has a nice view and then the whitley gap shelter then the hogpen gap parking area. After climbing up poor mountain you will decend almost 600 feet to the low gap shelter.



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Trip Reports

  Date Rating Duration Hiker
neel gap to low gap shelter - August 5, 2014 Trip Report August 5, 2014 4 stars 14 hours sadonna


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