Sawnee Mountain - Backward Figure Nine, plus church trail - Tue, Jul 5 2022

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Sawnee Mountain - Backward Figure Nine, plus church trail

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Cumming, GA   Hike: Sawnee Mountain - Backward Figure Nine, plus church trail  National Weather Service Forecast
Date(s) & Time:Tue, Jul 5 2022  9:00 am >> Tue, Jul 5 2022 11:45 am
Registration Opens: Wed, Jun 29 2022 8:00 pm
Registration Cut Off: Mon, Jul 4 2022 8:00 pm
Event Duration:2 Hours 45 Minutes
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Distance:6.3 Miles
Trip Leader(s):
Ralph Howard
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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: 5 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


Located north of Atlanta in Cumming, Georgia, Sawnee Mountain Preserve provides visitors with 963 acres of scenic passive space, hiking trails and an interactive Visitor Center. Please meet at the Bettis Tribble Gap parking lot.

A moderate pace with stops for hydration.

Visitor Center hours: M-F 8:30 AM- 5:00 PM
Preserve hours: S-S 8:00 AM-Dark

We will meet in the Sawnee Mountain Preserve Bettis Tribble Gap parking lot.   From the playground, we'll start on the Ridgeline trail, to the Mountainside trail, take the church trail down and back. Then we'll continue on around the Mountainside trail back to the Ridgeline and down to our cars.   

There are toilets at the Bettis Tribble lot.  

Dogs are not allowed at this park.


We are meeting at the Bettis Tribble Gap location.

2505 Bettis Tribble Gap
Cumming GA 30040

Please arrive a few minutes before the start time to check in.  We will begin hiking at 9AM.

Required Items to Bring:

1.5 to 2 liters of water or Gatorade
Good hiking shoes  
Can do attitude!

Recommended Items to Bring:
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Hiking Poles

How to Get There:
Event Directions:

We are meeting at:
2505 Bettis Tribble Gap (on the newerer side)
Cumming GA 30040


Sorry, no dogs are allowed at this park.

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