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Kennesaw Mountain 3 Hour Morning Fitness Hike - Intermediate to Advanced Hikers


The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Feb 21 2009  7:45 am >> N/A
Registration Opens: Mon, Feb 16 2009 9:30 pm
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Feb 20 2009 6:00 pm
Event Duration:2.5 - 3 Hours with one 10 minute rest break
Difficulty Rating:D4: Moderate to Difficult
Trip Leader(s):
Tom Jarosz (Juh'rose)
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:14
Minimum Group Size:4
Number Registered So Far: 5 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: Yes

Itinerary:
***The hike will start at 7:45 AM so please plan on meeting around 7:35 AM to sign in***
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Kennesaw Mountain National Battefield Park is a fantastic area for intown hiking and fitness training.
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We will start at the visitors center which has a rather nice museum and movie on the battles here in 1864. Afterwards, we will hike the 1.2 miles to the 1808 ft. top of Kennesaw Mountain. From there, we will head across Little Kennesaw Mountain, cross Burnt Hickory Road for a 10 minute rest break, and then return to the visitor center hiking back over Little and Big Kennesaw Mountains.
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The total hiking distance is about 5 miles with minimum rest breaks. Endurance is the name of the game today. You should be good to excellent condition!!

Required Items to Bring:
Lots and lots of water or Gatorade
Good hiking or trail shoes
Snack
Recommended Items to Bring:
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How to Get There:
Event Directions:I-75 North to Exit 269, Barrett Parkway; turn left off the exit onto Barrett Parkway; travel approx 3 miles and turn left onto Old Hwy 41; at the next light turn right onto Stilesboro Road; the park visitors center is immediately on your left.
NOTE: The parking lot is sometimes full. There is additional parking along Hwy 41 just before turning onto Stilesboro Road.Meet at 7:00 a.m. at the cannon outside the main entrance of the visitor center.

Notes:
* We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines while participating in AOC events.

Cost Includes:No cost.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:   Please review the AOC cancellation policy.
*Note: No hiking in rain/thunderstorms