Bartram Trail - Warwoman Dell - Pinnacle Knob, GA

November 13, 2007

Today's hike was on the Bartram Trail in Rabun County, GA from Warwoman Dell to Pinnacle Knob and back.

HIKERS - Karen Brown, Phil Brownrigg, Bill Hunt, Jack Jacobi, Dick Metzgar, Wanda Miller, Wayne Miller, Bob Presley, Donna Presley, Tony Presley, Vic Robson, Dan Ross, David Whitaker, Geri Whitaker.

TRAIL INFO. - A beautiful portion of the Bartram Trail that offers two nice waterfalls, a beautiful forest of Oak, Hickory, Fraser Magnolia, White Pine, Eastern Hemlock, Sourwood, and Black Locust, among others. The trail also offers a side excursion onto the Pinnacle Knob trail up to a great rock face overlooking the mountains north of Clayton, GA.

Directions: Take Highway 884 East (Warwoman Road) from Clayton, GA for 5 miles or so and look for the Warwoman Dell sign on the right and turn right and park in the first parking area. Walk a short distance up the road and you will see the trail leading to the right. Follow the yellow trail markers.

Another great day for a hike! Partly cloudy, and breezy with temperatures ranging from the low 50's to upper 60's.

Hiking distance - 7.8 miles Difficulty - moderate due to elevation change.

WILDFLOWERS IN BLOOM: Phlox and Witch Hazel.

BIRDS IDENTIFIED: Pileated Woodpecker, Turkey Vulture, Grouse, Crow, Raven

Click here movie clip 1 from today's hike!

Click here movie clip 2 from today's hike!

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Sign at Warwoman Dell.
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Crossing the foot-bridge at Becky Branch.
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Becky Branch Falls.
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Another colorful day! .
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The bridge and viewing platform at Martin Creek Falls.
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Martin Creek Falls. Very reduced flow due to severe drought. (still nice!)
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Arriving at Pinnacle Knob!
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Great Views!
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More....
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Looking down from Pinnacle!
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Another view
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Sun peaking through the clouds!
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Lunchtime on Pinnacle Mountain.
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Color display
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The OFHC gang for today's hike. (l-r front) David Whitaker, Geri Whitaker, Wanda Miller, Bob Presley, Tony Presley. (standing l-r) Jack Jacobi, Dan Ross, Bill Hunt, Wayne Miller, Phil Brownrigg, Donna Presley, Dick Metzgar, Karen Brown, Vic Robson.


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