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Night Hike at Olde Rope Mill Park
|Event Location:||Woodstock, GA|
|Date(s) & Time:||Tue, Nov 7 2017 8:00 pm >> Tue, Nov 7 2017 10:00 pm|
|Registration Opens:||Mon, Oct 30 2017 8:00 pm|
|Registration Cut Off:||Tue, Nov 7 2017 7:45 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:||8|
|Minimum Group Size:||2|
|Number Registered So Far:||3 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||No|
Please check that the trail is open before coming http://sorbawoodstock.org/trail-status/ . They are controlled by the local mountain bike group and we must follow their rules. We will meet at the pavilion which is to the right after entering the park.
Reasons to join this event:
We will be doing all 3 loops on the Avalanche Trail at Olde Rope Mill. The map can be found here: http://sorbawoodstock.org/olde-rope-mill-park/ . These trails are shared with mountain bikes but we are required to go the opposite direction and they are easy to see with their lights. The bikes have the right away on this trail so we will need to step to the side if we encounter any. If for some reason you enjoy doing extra hiking before it gets dark there are several other trails to keep you busy before the official event starts at 8pm.
We will generally go slightly faster than 3 mph however it may be a little slower with the stops for bikes and the fact that we are hiking in the dark. I plan on having a 50+ pound pack so I will be unable to go really fast. There are not lights on the trail so you will definitely need a flashlight or headlamp. The park closes at 11pm so we must be done by then, this shouldn't be a problem unless something out of the ordinary happens
|How to Get There:|
Directions to Olde Rope Mill Park:
From I-575- Traveling North
From I-575 - Traveling South
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