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UP, DOWN and AROUND - Stone Mountain/Cherokee Trail
|Event Location:||Stone Mountain Park|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sun, Feb 19 2017 8:30 am >> Sun, Feb 19 2017 12:00 pm|
|Registration Opens:||Tue, Feb 14 2017 6:00 am|
|Registration Cut Off:||Sun, Feb 19 2017 7:00 am|
|Event Duration:||3 Hours 30 Minutes|
|Difficulty Rating:||D3: Moderate (Exploratory)|
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|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||16|
|Minimum Group Size:||4|
|Number Registered So Far:||8 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||No|
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Come join me for an Up, Down and Around at Stone Mountain
We will meet at the restrooms at the Confederate Hall parking lot. We will go up the mountain at a leisurely to moderate pace (I am not speedy on hills), take in the view on the mountain for 10 minutes and then head down the mountain. Quick stop at Confederate Hall restrooms if needed and then we will hit the Cherokee Trail which circles the base of Stone Mountain. The Cherokee Trail has very little elevation and we will hike it at a moderate to fast pace.
Complete hike estimated to be 8 miles - and we should be back at our vehilces not later than noon. Exploratory becuase I have never lead an AOC group up the mountain although I have been up the mountain without the AOC.
|How to Get There:|
Directions: To the main entrance- From I-285 take U.S. Hwy 78 East (Snellville/Athens) exit. Travel about 7 miles and take Exit 8, the Stone Mountain Park Main Entrance. After entering the main entrance, proceed straight ahead. The road will fork at about 1 mile – stay to the right. Continue to follow the road for another mile. Confederate Hall will be on your left. The parking lot will be immediately after. We’ll meet behind Confederate Hall near the walk up trail.
There is a $15 fee to enter the park unless you have an annual pass
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