• Nemesis 2 Park, Death Loop Challenge

    Start Date/Time – March 1st, Time=TBD (lots of creepy things on the DRT at night)
    Start – Vogel State Park Visitor Center steps

    Course –
    Coosa Backcountry Trail (CBT, counter clock wise) to the Duncan Ridge Trail (DRT) west to the Benton Mackaye Trail (BMT) (no Skeenah Gap out and back. there is enough pain on this course). Continue to Long Creek Falls and get on the AT heading for Springer Mountain. Take the approach trail to the Amicalola Visitors Center (touch the building, use the facilities, check your gear) turn around head back to Springer. Take the AT to Slaughter Gap, if it’s daylight go up to Blood Mountain for a Kodak moment, otherwise get on the DRT to the first Coosa Backcountry Trail connector. Spit on Blanton rock and continue to the Vogel VC steps.

    Aid Drops –
    1.  BMT/60
    2.  Hightower Gap
    3.  Gooch Gap

    Total Mileage – ~90
    Total time – lets hope under 30 hours

  • Nemesis Run #2

    Amicalola Falls to Woody Gap and back.

    June 22, 2012 6:30am Elevation change 51,383 ~56 miles

    Start: Top of Falls
    Approach Trail to Springer Mt. – Blue Blazes
    Appalachian Trail – White Blazes

    Bearing – Hightower Gap (trail crosses road) – High road fork goes North to Gooch gap
    Bearing – Horse Gap – @ road – left goes to Hightower, Right goes to Gooch
    Bearing – Cooper Gap (Trail crosses road)
    Bearing – Gooch Gap (trail crosses road) N34 39.133 W84 01.930

    Aid Stations
    Marked by orange and lime green tape
    Ammo boxes hung for the night
    1 gallon water jugs on ground – # TBD