Another Fall Cochran Shoals to Sope Creek - Wed, Dec 9 2020

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Another Fall Cochran Shoals to Sope Creek


The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Chattahoochee River (CNRA) Cochran Shoals at Columns Dr. in NW metro Atlanta. 152 Columns Dr.
Date(s) & Time:Wed, Dec 9 2020  9:00 am >> Wed, Dec 9 2020 11:30 am
Registration Opens: Tue, Dec 8 2020 12:35 am
Registration Cut Off: Tue, Dec 8 2020 11:00 pm
Event Duration:2 Hours 30 Minutes
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Distance:7.5 Miles
Pace:Moderate
Trip Leader(s):
Oscar
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:8
Minimum Group Size:2
Number Registered So Far: 6 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Itinerary:

Let's enjoy one more nice fall day with a†great hike at a moderate/fast pace from the river level of Cochran Shoals to the old Mill on Sope Creek and back.

The hike will†start at 9 am sharp by the bulletin board at the end of the Columns Drive parking lot. MASK REQUIRED. We will keep a safe distance when we hike.

We'll begin the hike near the Chattahoochee River and ascend North on a small trail towards Sope Creek, passing by a 19th†century family graveyard with moderate climbs. When we reach Sibley pond, we will head East towards the old flour mill by Paper Mill Rd. to take a water break and eat our snacks. Then we will proceed by smaller trails in the Sope Creek area to see the old paper mill that was burned by Union forces during the Civil War (a must see) across the creek, to continue Southwest back to Cochran Shoals.

Allow plenty of time to find parking, as often there is a line waiting at the entrance.


Required Items to Bring:

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Recommended Items to Bring:
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Water (at least 1 liter) and snack. Wear good hiking footwear and clothing appropriate for the†weather (Temp.†likely†to be in the mid 30ís F at start time).


Notes:
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