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After-Work Fitness Workout at Gold Branch
|Event Location:||Gold Branch - Roswell, GA|
|Date(s) & Time:||Wed, Sep 7 2016 6:00 pm >> Wed, Sep 7 2016 8:00 pm|
|Registration Opens:||Tue, Aug 23 2016 10:00 am|
|Registration Cut Off:||Wed, Sep 7 2016 5:45 pm|
|Event Duration:||2 Hours|
|Difficulty Rating:||D3: Moderate|
|Trip Leader(s):||Eric P|
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|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||10|
|Minimum Group Size:||4|
|Number Registered So Far:||3 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||No|
Please come join me at Gold Branch for a great fitness workout! I love the trails here - lots of ups and downs to work those legs. And as if that's not enough to challenge you, some sections are narrow and have lots of roots to negotiate!
We'll hike along the water's edge were it's really beautiful. We often see blue herons as well as great white egrets and the occasional deer. However, the coolest thing was when we saw 2 river otters playing in the water!
The hike will include the outer loop trails as well as a few of the inner trails with a couple of great hills which are sure to get your heart pumping.
Please bring plenty of water! I recommend using a camelback type water bladder if you have one so you have constant access to your water. No water, no hike.
Please arrive 10 minutes early for introductions. Also, you have until 5:45 pm on the day of the hike to remove yourself if something comes up. After that time, please text me or call to cancel.
Just a reminder - there are no restrooms here! And don't forget your parking pass or $3 for parking.
This is not a beginner hike, it is a fitness hike. We hike at a fast pace with only a few short breaks for water. You should have previous D2 Fast hike or D3 hike experience to do this hike. If I feel you don't have the requirements to do this hike, I may remove you from the roster for your own safety and in fairness to the rest of the group.
NOTE: If you are new to the AOC, please include a message with your registration telling
me about your hiking experience/level of fitness. If I don't hear from you, I will move
you to the wait list until I hear from you.
Please understand all trip leaders are volunteers and most of us have full time jobs. We may not have time to call new members to discuss their fitness for a particular hike. It really helps us to run a successful hike if new members let us know what fitness activities they do so we can determine if the hike is a good fit for them.
DUE TO BREAK-INS, LOCK ALL VALUABLES IN YOUR TRUNK!
|How to Get There:|
NOTE: The entrance is across from Ashforde Subdivision on Lower Roswell Rd.
Link trail map:
There are no restrooms at this location.
There is a $3 parking fee if you do not have a CRNRA Annual Park Pass.
Use this link for info on purchasing an annual pass: http:/ /www.nps.gov/chat/planyourvisit/f eesandreservations.htm
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Cancellation/Partial Attendance: Please review the AOC cancellation policy.