Monday, March 21, 2011

Appalachian Trail Hike Tray MTN, Georgia

Start at Unicoi Gap hiking north along the Appalachian Trail. Out of the Unicoi Parking lot you acend Rocky mountain. Steep Climb at the start. Crossing Tray Mountain Road you come to Indian Grave Gap. Nice hike to the entrance of
Tray Mountain Wilderness Area.Then its steep and rocky over tray Mountain. Nice Campsites along the way. Not MAny campsites between Tray Mountain Shelter and The Blue ridge Swag. Little further north is Sassafras Gap with Plenty of Camping area and fire rings. John's Spring is located at Sassafras Gap. John's Spring is a Beautiful Water Source.

Unicoi gap to Sassafrass Gap Camp overnight Then Back to Unicoi Gap. 20.2 mile total hike.

Tray Mountain Wilderness Area. This is an advanced hike. Be prepared for rocky terrain, long acents and decents. Beautiful views from Rocky mountain and tray mountain summit as well as the Tray Mountain Shelter.

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