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East Palisades - FAST
|Event Location:||East Cobb|
|Date(s) & Time:||Tue, Mar 7 2023 2:00 pm >> Tue, Mar 7 2023 3:40 pm (Carpool Departure: 1:45 pm *log in for location*)|
|Registration Opens:||Sun, Mar 5 2023 12:00 pm|
|Registration Cut Off:||Tue, Mar 7 2023 2:00 pm|
|Event Duration:||1 Hours 40 Minutes|
|Difficulty Rating:||D2: Easy to Moderate|
|Trip Leader(s):||Gary 'L'|
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|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||8|
|Minimum Group Size:||4|
|Number Registered So Far:||4 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||Yes|
Photo of East Palisades heron by Masheed Khujari. Thanks Masheed!
This is not a hike for a beginner. To qualify, you must have kept pace with a D2 group on a previous hike and be willing to keep pace with the group on this hike. In addition, you must hae an event cancellation rate below 50% so we have a better chance of filling slots for this shorter roster.
Elevation gain: 700 feet (there will be four 125 to 175 foot climbs)
Avg. Moving Speed: FAST (3.0 mph)
Terrain: slippery in places with the usual experiences of leaves over nuts, rocks, and roots, plus extra sticks, blowdowns, mud patches, and awkward slopes.
East Palisades is a unique hike in a densely forested park that rises to 400 feet above the Chatt ahoochee River. It offers some of the most scenic views of the river south of Lake Lanier . This hike will encompass the 48 acre park and include many of the Creeks and tributaries.
The loop hike will include the Poppi's Point Overlook deck as well as the Bamboo Forest.
|How to Get There:|
Carpool only due to scarcity of parking
|Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):||0Mile(s)|
|Carpool Departure Time:||1:45 pm|
|Carpool Location:||Log in for location|
|Carpool Directions:||Log in for directions|
Trail Maps -
National Park Service http://www.nps.gov/chat/planyourvisit/upload/ TrailMapPalisadesEast.pdf
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