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Kennesaw Mountain Loop from the Burnt Hickory Side ( group hike)

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Burnt Hickory/ Pigeon Hill Parking Lot KMNBP   Hike: Kennesaw  Mountain Loop from the Burnt Hickory Side ( group hike)  National Weather Service Forecast
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Apr 13 2019  7:30 am >> Sat, Apr 13 2019 10:15 am
Registration Opens: Mon, Apr 8 2019 8:00 pm
Registration Cut Off: Sat, Apr 13 2019 6:00 am
Event Duration:2 Hours 45 Minutes
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Distance:6.5 Miles
Trip Leader(s):
Chuck R
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:12
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


This hike will be at a 2.5 - 2.8 moderate pace, slower up hills. We will stay in a group fashion - nobody will be getting ahead of the group! This hike includes several brief stops on the major climbs to collect all hikers. Our event will start at the Pigeon Hill parking lot. ( Burnt Hickory) Head North over Pigeon Hill trekking forward to summit both Mountains. Take a break at the Visitor Center ( bathrooms) and then carry our attention on to the Camp Brumby Trail. ( aka the east trail) Finishing on the Pigeon Hill cutoff and back to the Pigeon Hill parking lot. (Burnt Hickory) Now in order to make this a successful hike, I will need some folks that can make it up these Mountains that can stay with the group!

Required Items to Bring:

Hiking Shoes / Trail Runners

Water or alternative fluids

Recommended Items to Bring:
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Hiking poles if you like to use them

How to Get There:
Event Directions:

Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park - Burnt Hickory/ Pigeon Hill Parking Lot

1520 Burnt Hickory Road, Marietta, GA 30064

From I-75 North

Take either the North or South Marietta loop off I-75 North and make your way towards Marietta.  When you arrive at Whitlock Avenue (GA 120) head west approximately 1.5 miles.  Turn right onto Burnt Hickory Road and travel 1.3 miles.  The Burnt Hickory/ Pigeon Hill Parking lot is located on the left at the intersection of Burnt Hickory and Old Mountain Road.   

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