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Figure Eight at Sawnee Mountain (New Trails)
|Event Location:||2505 Bettis-Tribble Gap Road, Cumming|
|Date(s) & Time:||Sun, Feb 28 2021 8:00 am >> Sun, Feb 28 2021 10:45 am|
|Registration Opens:||Fri, Feb 26 2021 8:00 am|
|Registration Cut Off:||Sun, Feb 28 2021 7:00 am|
|Event Duration:||2 Hours 45 Minutes|
|Difficulty Rating:||D3: Moderate|
|Trip Leader(s):||Gary Hubert|
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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:||5 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||No|
Please join me for a figure eight hike around Sawnee Mountain Preserve along the Ridgeline, Mountainside, and Hilltop Trails with the addition of the Church trail in-and-out We will meet adjacent to the restroom building at the beginning of the Ridgeline trail in the 2505 Bettis- Tribble Gap Road parking lot. Please note that this is not the parking lot at the Visitors Center or the Indian Seats parking lot. We will proceed up the Hilltop trail then make a clockwise loop of the Mountainside trail and finish with the Ridgeline Trail. We will average 2.5 mph overall with a few stops for a drink of water along the way. The trail will vary from gravel path to a well-worn forest path. If the hilltop trail is still closed for renovation, I will adjust the route.
Please bring a mask along in case you are not able to social distance. You will not be required to wear them while hiking.
Parking is free for this facility.
|How to Get There:|
From Atlanta head North on US-19/ GA- 400 to Pilgrim Mill Road (Exit 16). Turn Left, cross over the freeway then turn Right onto Antioch Road at the Citgo gas station. Proceed for 1.4 miles and at the dead end, turn left onto Dahlonega Hwy (GA-306W/GA-9 S). Proceed 0.7 miles then turn Right onto Dr. Dunn Road / Dunn Road. After 0.6 miles, turn Right onto Bettis-Tribble Gap Road. The parking lot will be reached in 0.6 miles on the Left (South). The parking lot on the Right (North) is for the Indian Seats Trails, not for this event.
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