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Monday Morning at West Palisades from Akers Mill Road Entrance -
|Event Location:||Marietta, GA|
|Date(s) & Time:||Mon, Jun 1 2020 10:00 am >> Mon, Jun 1 2020 12:00 pm|
|Registration Opens:||Thu, May 28 2020 3:05 pm|
|Registration Cut Off:||Mon, Jun 1 2020 10:00 am|
|Event Duration:||2 Hours|
|Difficulty Rating:||D2: Easy to Moderate|
|Trip Leader(s):||Joyce T.|
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|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||10|
|Minimum Group Size:||4|
|Number Registered So Far:||10 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||Yes|
Trena and I are splitting our usual Monday Morning hikes because of the 10-member limitation. Hopefully, we'll be able to get back together soon.
This will be a moderately paced jaunt on one of the lesser-used trails of the CRNRA. Please note that we are required to restrict this hike to 10 participants. If the web site registers more than 10, I will move all members above the limit to the waiting list.
West Palisades is one of the beautiful CNRA units - - a cousin to East Palisades. It offers scenic views of the Chattahoochee as well as wooded trails. We'll hike at a moderate pace, and go 5 miles or so - - making this a good hike for people who want to exercise and enjoy a chance to socialize with others along the way. Hopefully, we'll all be able to breathe for the duration of the hike . . . except up that one LONG hill! Caution: Beginners are warned that this is a challenging D2 hike; it is NOT an easy trail . . . especially for folks who have no recent hiking experience.
Look for the apartments with the water wheel out front on Akers Mill Road! That's where you turn in. There are no signs indicating the trailhead here, so just trust that you're in the right place. Drive until you see the park CNRA sign for your left turn.
|How to Get There:|
1927 Akers Ridge Drive, Atlanta GA 30339
Coordinates 33.891623, -84.444515
From westbound Interstate 285
No bathrooms at the trailhead, though we can take a bathroom break when we pass the bathrooms during the hike.
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Please do your own cancellations until the 10 am deadline. If you need to cancel after that, call your trip leader.