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Figure Eight at Sawnee Mountain (New Trails)
|Event Location:||2505 Bettis-Tribble Gap Road, Cumming|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sun, Aug 19 2018 8:00 am >> Sun, Aug 19 2018 10:30 am|
|Registration Opens:||Fri, Aug 17 2018 6:00 am|
|Registration Cut Off:||Sun, Aug 19 2018 7:00 am|
|Event Duration:||2 Hours 30 Minutes|
|Difficulty Rating:||D3: Moderate|
|Trip Leader(s):||Gary Hubert|
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|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||16|
|Minimum Group Size:||2|
|Number Registered So Far:||12 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||No|
Please join me for a figure eight hike around Sawnee Mountain Preserve along the Ridgeline, Mountainside, and Hilltop Trails. We will meet adjacent to the restroom building at the beginning of the Ridgeline trail in the 2505 Bettis-Tribble Gap Road parking lot. Please note that this is not the parking lot at the Visitors Center or the Indian Seats parking lot. We will proceed up the Hilltop trail then make a clockwise loop of the Mountainside trail and finish with the Ridgeline Trail. We will average 2.5 mph overall with a moving average pace of 3.0 mph with a few stops for a drink of water along the way. The trail will vary from gravel path to a well-worn forest path.
Parking is free for this facility.
|How to Get There:|
From Atlanta head North on US-19/ GA- 400 to Pilgrim Mill Road (Exit 16). Turn Left, cross over the freeway then turn Right onto Antioch Road at the Citgo gas station. Proceed for 1.4 miles and at the dead end, turn left onto Dahlonega Hwy (GA-306W/GA-9 S). Proceed 0.7 miles then turn Right onto Dr. Dunn Road / Dunn Road. After 0.6 miles, turn Right onto Bettis-Tribble Gap Road. The parking lot will be reached in 0.6 miles on the Left (South). The parking lot on the Right (North) is for the Indian Seats Trails, not for this event.
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