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Wednesday After Work Hike: Vineyard Mountain Trail

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Riverside Park, Etowah River   Hike: Wednesday After Work Hike: Vineyard Mountain Trail  National Weather Service Forecast
Date(s) & Time:Wed, Aug 10 2011  6:00 pm >> Wed, Aug 10 2011 8:30 pm  (Carpool Departure: 5:15 pm   *log in for location*)
Registration Opens: Wed, Jul 27 2011 2:16 pm
Registration Cut Off: Tue, Aug 9 2011 9:00 pm
Event Duration:2 Hours 30 Minutes
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Distance:5 Miles
Trip Leader(s):
Richard A. Zalik
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:16
Minimum Group Size:3
Number Registered So Far: 5 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: Yes


We will walk portions of the  blue, yellow and red trail sections. They will take us along steep slopes overlooking the Etowah River, Allatoona Dam, and Allatoona Lake. We may encounter hawk, fox, or deer and see wild grapevines, poplar trees and azalea bushes. Vineyard Mountain Trail was developed as an Eagle Scout service project and is expanded periodically.

Required Items to Bring:
Water and good walking shoes.
Recommended Items to Bring:
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Walking poles. Plenty of water. Good hiking shoes

How to Get There:
Event Directions:

From Atlanta go to I-75 Exit 288,  then GA 113 south to US 41 South. See Riverside Park sign then left onto Allatoona Dam Road.

Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):50Mile(s)
Carpool Departure Time: 5:15 pm
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Carpool Cost: Estimated cost per vehicle for this event is $20.00 using a reimbursement rate guideline of $0.400 per mile. The total amount should be divided by the number of people in the vehicle, including the driver. This is a guideline, not a rule, for drivers but the cost should not be higher unless there are extenuating circumstances.


 - Sunset is at 8:36 pm. Twilight ends at 9:04 pm.

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