September 28, 2004
|HIKERS - Jack Jacobi, Wayne Miller, Bob Presley, Tony Presley, and Doug Russell .|
TRAIL INFO. - Today's hike was on the Coosa Backcountry Trail. The hike began at the intersection of Hwy. 180 and F.S. road 107 north of Vogel State Park, GA.
Total hike today 8 miles. Directions: From Vogel State Park which is about 10 miles south of Blairsville, take Hwy 180 about a mile up to the intersection with F.S. Road 107. Our hike started here.
Another beautiful hiking day! Cloudy with fog early and Temps in the low 60's to low 70's F.
FLORA IN BLOOM: Asters, Mountain Gentian, Goldenrod, White Wood Aster, White Snakeroot, Tall Lobelia, Lady's Thumb, Horse Balm.
FAUNA: Black Bear, White-tailed Deer. Birds Identified- Pileated Woodpecker, Carolina Wren, Junco, Blue Jay, American Crow.
The day started out foggy and breezy as the remnants
of Hurricane Jeanne moved out.
The trail marker near our parking area.
Plenty of water from heavy rains the night before.
A nice little waterfall where we normally see a small trickle.
The trail crosses this nice stream and F.S. Road 107 about 3.5 miles out.
Nice view of some rapids along this stream
We had lunch at this spot!
Coosa trail marker.
The OFHC gang for today's hike. (l-r) Bob Presley. Jack Jacobi, Wayne Miller, Doug Russell, and Tony Presley.