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Overlook Loop-Pine Mountain

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Parking area accross the Callaway Gardens Country Store.
Date(s) & Time:Sun, Feb 8 2009  9:45 am >> N/A  (Carpool Departure: 8:00 am   *log in for location*)
Registration Opens: Thu, Jan 8 2009 8:00 pm
Registration Cut Off: Sat, Feb 7 2009 8:00 pm
Event Duration:per itinerary
Difficulty Rating:D2: Easy to Moderate
Trip Leader(s):
Richard A. Zalik
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:20
Minimum Group Size:5
Number Registered So Far: 15 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: Yes

This loop is formed with the 2.1 mile Chestnut Oak Trail and 1.3 miles of the Pine Mountain Trail. The expected walking time is two hours.

Recommended Items to Bring:
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Plenty of water and good hiking shoes.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Proceed South on Interstate 85 until Interstate 185. Continue south on Interstate 185 until Exit 34/GA 18. At the top of the ramp turn left (East) on GA 18. After about 6.7 miles you will see an entrance to Callaway Gardens on your right. At that point, GA 18 transitions into GA 354. Continue straight on GA 354 until you reach US27. Turn right onto US27 and proceed a few miles, until you reach the start of GA 190 and the Country store. The parking area will be on your left, accross from the store.
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):150Mile(s)
Carpool Departure Time: 8:00 am
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Carpool Cost: Estimated cost per vehicle for this event is $60.00 using a reimbursement rate guideline of $0.400 per mile. The total amount should be divided by the number of people in the vehicle, including the driver. This is a guideline, not a rule, for drivers but the cost should not be higher unless there are extenuating circumstances.

FDR State Park, at 10,000 acres, is Georgiaís largest state park. It is deeply rooted in the historical era of four-time president Franklin D. Roosevelt. Seeking a place for treatment after being stricken with polio in 1921, Roosevelt traveled to nearby Warm Springs and built his Little White House. Dowdellís Knob was FDRís favorite picnic spot, overlooking a magnificent view of the valley below. FDRís grill was preserved, and can still be seen.
* We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines while participating in AOC events.

Cost Includes:Share gas costs and parking fee with driver. The parking fee is $3.00.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:   Please review the AOC cancellation policy.