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Church Access Trail: Sawnee Mountain - Figure Eight Loop Fitness Hike

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Cumming, Georgia   Hike: Church Access Trail: Sawnee Mountain - Figure Eight Loop Fitness Hike  National Weather Service Forecast
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Jun 13 2020  7:00 am >> Sat, Jun 13 2020 9:45 am
Registration Opens: Wed, Jun 10 2020 6:00 am
Registration Cut Off: Sat, Jun 13 2020 6:00 am
Event Duration:2 Hours 45 Minutes
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Distance:7.5 Miles
Trip Leader(s):
Gary Hubert
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:10
Minimum Group Size:3
Number Registered So Far: 4 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


Join me for a fast (2.75 to 3 mph) paced hike on the Mountanside trails. The trail head is located in the Cumming First United Methodist Church Parking Lot. We will hike the Church Trail to the Mountainside trail to the Ridgeline Trail to the Hilltop Trail and return on the remainder of the Mountainside Trail.  Total distance should be approximately 7.5 miles with aproximately 1400 feet of elevation gain making it a D3 with the pace.

We'll meet in the Cumming First United Methodist Church Parking Lot (770 Canton Highway, Cumming, GA 30040).





Required Items to Bring:

Good Hiking Boots/Shoes, Water, Snacks

Recommended Items to Bring:
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How to Get There:
Event Directions:

 Cumming First United Methodist Church (770 Canton Highway, Cumming, GA 30040).


GA 400 N or S to exit 15 (Bald Ridge Rd),

If traveling North on 400 turn left and go west towards downtown Cumming

If traveling South, turn Right and travel toward downtown Cumming

As you come through downtown Cumming, you will cross Hwy 9. The next intersection is Tribble Gap Rd. (same as Bettis Tribble Gap).  Continue going until you get to GA 20 (Next Light).

Turn right on GA 20 and go about 1.7 miles and you will see the entrance to the Cumming First United Methodist Church Parking Lot after you pass Tower Road.  The address to Cumming First United Methodist Church is (770 Canton Highway, Cumming, GA 30040).




Dogs are prohibited in this park.


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