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Coopers Furnace and Pine Mountain Summit

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Pine Mountain (near Cartersville)   Hike: Coopers Furnace and Pine Mountain Summit   National Weather Service Forecast
Date(s) & Time:Fri, Jan 27 2023  10:00 am >> Fri, Jan 27 2023 2:00 pm
Registration Opens: Sun, Jan 22 2023 8:00 pm
Registration Cut Off: Thu, Jan 26 2023 8:00 pm
Event Duration:4 Hours
Difficulty Rating:D4: Moderate to Difficult
Distance:8.5 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:3
Number Registered So Far: 10 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


This is a kinda a double lollipop hike, (see below for trail information).  This hike is 8.5 miles and 1700 feet of elevation gain.  Average moving pace is around 2.5mph.

We will start on the West Trailhead, off of Route 113 (see address below). 

Highlights:  the lake, the views, the furnace, snacks

Lead and a sweep ensures safety.

This is a solid D4 hike, you must have recent D4/5 events to participate in this hike. 

Required Items to Bring:

poles are a good idea, lotsa roots 


snack(s)/lunch stuff

Recommended Items to Bring:
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How to Get There:
Event Directions:


    Here is the location on Google Maps of the West trailhead parking lot at Komatsu Dr SE, Cartersville, GA 30121


Trail information.

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