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After Work Hike Kennesaw Mt.
|Event Location:||Kennesaw Mountain|
|Date(s) & Time:||Wed, May 20 2009 5:30 pm >> N/A|
|Registration Opens:||Mon, May 18 2009 12:00 am|
|Registration Cut Off:||Wed, May 20 2009 3:00 pm|
|Event Duration:||2 1/2 to 3 hours|
|Difficulty Rating:||D4: Moderate to Difficult|
|Trip Leader(s):||Chris L|
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|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||24|
|Minimum Group Size:||2|
|Number Registered So Far:||11 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||Yes|
|***The hike will start at 5:30 PM sharp, so please plan on meeting around 5:15 PM to sign in***|
Kennesaw Mountain National Battefield Park is a fantastic area for intown hiking and fitness training.
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.
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!!
|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 at the visitor center closes at 8:00. There is additional parking along Hwy 41 just before turning onto Stilesboro Road.It is recommend that you park outside of the gate incase we finish after 8:00. Meet at 5:15 pm at the cannon outside the main entrance of the visitor center.
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