Kennesaw Mountain Start of the Year
|Event Location:||Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sun, Jan 3 2021 8:30 am >> Sun, Jan 3 2021 11:00 am|
|Registration Opens:||Sat, Jan 2 2021 10:00 am|
|Registration Cut Off:||Sun, Jan 3 2021 7:00 am|
|Event Duration:||2 Hours 30 Minutes|
|Difficulty Rating:||D4: Moderate to Difficult|
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|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||10|
|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:||Yes|
Enjoy this invigorating 6 mi. hike to start the new year. The temperature will be in the upper 40's.
The hike will start at 8:30 am sharp by the entrance to the visitor's center.
MASK REQUIRED. We will keep a safe distance when we hike.
We will meet at the visitor's center at 8:20 am. to introduce ourselves and get ready to start this ascending the mountain, to cross both Kennesaw and Little Kennesaw Mountains, and traverse Pigeon Hill to end at Burnt Hickory Rd. We will take a short rest to return the way we came for a total of six miles and elevation gain of about 1,700 feet.
- Intended for intermediate to advanced hikers with prior D3/D4 hiking experience. This is not a beginner hike or a sprint race.
|How to Get There:|
1) I-75 North to exit 267B Hwy 5 Canton Road Connector
Two dogs will be allowed for this, but must remain on a leash, and under the owner's control at all times for the safety of visitors and the dogs themselves. Pet owners are required to clean after their dogs and dispose of the waste properly to help protect the environment.
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