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Time to find the GOLD at Gold Branch
|Event Location:||Gold Branch -Chattahoochee National Recreation Area|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sat, Jun 22 2019 9:00 am >> Sat, Jun 22 2019 11:00 am|
|Registration Opens:||Fri, Jun 21 2019 7:00 am|
|Registration Cut Off:||Sat, Jun 22 2019 8:00 am|
|Event Duration:||2 Hours|
|Difficulty Rating:||D2: Easy to Moderate|
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|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||12|
|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:||No|
We will start off finding the GOLD by hiking on the perimeter trails to Bull Sluice Lake. There are some rocky ridge trails that we will go on, so be prepared and make sure you wear good hiking boots. Hiking polls come in handy on the big rock trails.
There are a few steep hills that are in the center of the park, so realize this is not a beginner’s hike.
Definition of a D2 hike: Gentle to Moderate elevation gain of 400 to 1000 feet, moderate pace with a distance of 4- 6 miles.
Our average moving pace will be 2.5 to 3 mph.
We will stop a few times to hydrate and to enjoy the tranquility of the park. Hydration is a must!!
The hike will start PROMPTLY at 9:00 am. Please arrive a few minutes early to get ready and meet everyone.
There are no restrooms at this location.
If you do not have an annual CRNRA parking pass, you will need to purchase a $5-dollar daily pass at the pay station in the parking lot.
Remove all valuables from your car and trunk since there have been incidents of vandalism in the past.
|How to Get There:|
Approximate Address - 6156 Lower Roswell Rd, Marietta, GA 30068
See Map above for location coordinates
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