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Stone Mountain Hike

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Stone Mountain Park
Date(s) & Time:Fri, Jan 16 2009  9:00 am >> N/A
Registration Opens: Tue, Dec 2 2008 8:00 pm
Registration Cut Off: Thu, Jan 15 2009 11:55 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:18
Minimum Group Size:5
Number Registered So Far: 5 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

From the parking lot we will walk 0.7 miles to Confederate Hall inside the park. From there we will climb Stone Mountain and descend to Cherokee trail, a total of about 2 miles. We will walk the Cherokee trail counterclockwise. After approximately 4 miles on the Cherokee trail we will stop for a picnic lunch in the Crossroads area at about 1:00, and then walk 2 miles back to our cars.

Recommended Items to Bring:
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Water, picnic lunch, and snacks.

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Stone Mountain, GA at the public (and free) parking area at the intersection of Main St. and Second St. in Stone Mountain Village. Proceed on Druid Hills to US 78 East (Stone Mountain Freeway). Continue east on US 78. Merge onto GA 10 W/ Stone Mountain via Exit 5. Proceed 0.5 miles on GA 10 to the first exit. At the end of the ramp turn left. Drive a mile or so, past a gas station and a funeral parlor (both on your right). The parking lot will be on your left, about 0.1 miles past City Hall (which will be on your right).

If you are not sure whether you can find the Stone Mountain parking lot on your own just let me know, and I will meet you at 8:30 am at Caribou Coffee at the intersection of La Vista and Druid Hills, across from the Toco Hills shopping center. There is probably no need to carpool, since the starting point of our hike is only 11 miles away. To get to this location, if you are driving south on I-85 take Exit 89/Druid Hills. At the top of the ramp turn left and proceed approximately 1.9 miles. Caribou Coffee will be on your left.
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Cost Includes:Free!

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