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Kennesaw Mountain 3 Hour Morning Fitness Hike - Intermediate to Advanced Hikers
|Event Location:||Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sun, Nov 2 2008 10:00 am >> N/A|
|Registration Opens:||Tue, Oct 21 2008 9:00 pm|
|Registration Cut Off:||Sat, Nov 1 2008 11:55 pm|
|Event Duration:||3 Hours with one 10 minute rest break|
|Difficulty Rating:||D4: Moderate to Difficult|
|Trip Leader(s):||John Weatherman|
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|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||20|
|Minimum Group Size:||4|
|Number Registered So Far:||11 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||Yes|
|***The hike will start at 10:00 AM so please plan on meeting around 9:50 AM to sign in. Don't forget daylight savings time ends the night before***|
Kennesaw Mountain National Battefield Park is a fantastic area for intown hiking and fitness training.
We will start at the Visitors Center which has a rather nice museum and movie on the battles here in 1864. Afterwards, we will hike the 1.2 miles to the 1808 ft. top of Kennesaw Mountain. From there, we will head across Little Kennesaw Mountain, cross Burnt Hickory Road for a 10 minute rest break, and then return to the Visitor Center hiking back over Little and Big Kennesaw Mountains.
The total hiking distance is about 5 miles with minimum rest breaks. Endurance is the name of the game today. You should be good to excellent condition!!
|How to Get There:|
|Event Directions:||I-75 North to Exit 269, Barrett Parkway; turn left off the exit onto Barrett Parkway; travel approx 3 miles and turn left onto Old Hwy 41 (this is past US 41, Cobb Pkwy); at the next light turn right onto Stilesboro Road; the park Visitors Center is immediately on your left.|
NOTE: The parking lot will probably be full - so the best thing to do is to go ahead and park along Old Hwy 41 just before Stilesboro Road. .Meet at 9:50 a.m. at the cannon outside the main entrance of the Visitors Center.
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|Cost Includes:||No cost.|
Cancellation/Partial Attendance: Please review the AOC cancellation policy.
*Note: No hiking in rain/thunderstorms