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Mount Yonah and Cheese! No Carpool (optional; the cheese that is!)

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Chattahoochee National Forest, Cleveland, GA   Hike: Mount Yonah and Cheese! No Carpool (optional; the cheese that is!)  National Weather Service Forecast
Date(s) & Time:Sun, Jun 13 2021  10:30 am >> Sun, Jun 13 2021 3:00 pm
Registration Opens: Mon, Jun 7 2021 7:33 pm
Registration Cut Off: Sat, Jun 12 2021 7:33 pm
Event Duration:4 Hours 30 Minutes
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Distance:5 Miles
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:12
Minimum Group Size:4
Number Registered So Far: 9 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: Yes


Join us for a fun Sunday hike to the top of Mount Yonah. Optional: Bring your favorite cheese (does not need to be much; 4oz is sufficient) . Please pre-cut and have it in a container. If you don't like cheese you feel free to bring your own choice, fruit or veg or dessert.

At 3166' Mount Yonah has great views over the surrounding area; this should provide excellent vistas of the countryside.

Our route will follow the main trail approximately half way up Mount Yonah where we will take a right  on the way up Yonah we will take a detour to “The Boulder” plus a side trip to the bottom of the cliff face. After visiting these two great features of Mount Yonah we will back track and follow an alternative trail to the top.

Once at the top we will spend some time getting some photos, eating our cheese/snacks and then proceed around the mountain to take in all of the views. On the way back we will have an option to get any last minute photos before we descend back down to the car park.

We will hike at a leisurely pace with plenty of stops to provide great photo opportunities.

Required Items to Bring:
  • plenty of water 
  • food/snacks
  • hiking boots or trail shoes
  • multiple layers of clothing
Recommended Items to Bring:
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  • trekking poles / hiking stick
  • camera
  • good sense of humor
  • up up to 4oz of your favourite cheese to share (or a favourite snack)

How to Get There:
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- The last half mile of the drive to the trailhead is on a well maintained gravel road.

* We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines while participating in AOC events.

Cancellation/Partial Attendance:   Please review the AOC cancellation policy.