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Stone Mountain Hike and Sunset- Up down x2 (7 pm start time)
|Event Location:||Stone Mountain Park|
|Date(s) & Time:||Tue, May 31 2022 7:00 pm >> Tue, May 31 2022 9:00 pm|
|Registration Opens:||Wed, May 25 2022 12:02 pm|
|Registration Cut Off:||Tue, May 31 2022 6:00 pm|
|Event Duration:||2 Hours|
|Difficulty Rating:||D3: Moderate|
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|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||10|
|Minimum Group Size:||4|
|Number Registered So Far:||6 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||No|
Come join me for a midweek hill workout at Stone Mountain.
We hike up and down the rock 2 times which is just over 4 miles and 1300 feet of elevation. The hike duration is 1 hour 50 minutes (faster for most), plus 15 minutes enjoying the sunset.
Everyone is welcome to hike at their own pace.
We will take 5 to 7 minutes to do upper body exercises at the hut; table pushups and bench dips. (optional)
Please bring a flashlight or head lamp, just in case. Sun sets at 8:43 PM.
|How to Get There:|
FROM I-285 TO THE PARK'S "EAST GATE" ENTRANCE:
From the I-285/ US-78 interchange on the east side
of town take U.S. Hwy 78 East about 7.7 miles. Bear right at
Exit #8 to the Stone Mountain Park "East Gate" main entrance
where you'll pay $20 for the daily parking fee if you don't
display a valid annual pass.
ONCE INSIDE PARK, DRIVE TO CONFEDERATE HALL PARKING LOT:
After entering via the East Gate, first follow Jefferson Davis Drive about a mile straight ahead to the big road fork, crossing the lake en route. Bear right onto Robert E. Lee Blvd and follow it about another mile, bearing left to avoid the West Gate exit. Look for the spacious Confederate Hall parking lot on your left where we park during the hike. We'll gather at our "usual AOC meetup spot," by the stone restroom building at the base of the Walk-Up Trail (about 100 yards toward the mountain from Confederate Hall).
You can also enter through the West Gate entrance, in Stone Mountain Village. If you enter here, turn right through the gate and you're almost to the Confederate Hall parking lot on your left.
OPTIONAL FREE PARK ENTRANCE FOR PEDESTRIANS & BICYCLISTS:
* We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines while participating in AOC events.
Cancellation/Partial Attendance: Please review the AOC cancellation policy.