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Hiking


The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: The Hidden Trails of Pine Mountain
Date(s) & Time:Sun, Oct 29 2006  9:00 am >> N/A
Registration Opens: Mon, Jan 1 2007 12:00 am
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Oct 27 2006 11:59 pm
Event Duration:per itinerary
Difficulty Rating:D2: Easy to Moderate
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:20
Minimum Group Size:5
Number Registered So Far: 11 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Itinerary:
Moderate 7 Miles

Pine Mountain has a network of horse trails that venture deep into the forest. These trails are beautiful and shady, and in years of walking on them I have never met neither horse nor human. Our itinerary will include a short portion of the Pine Mountain trail and several sections of other trails.

Optional: After the hike we will have a picnic lunch in Dowdells Knob. There are several picnic tables with a nice view.

Required Items to Bring:
Plenty of water, trekking poles and good hiking shoes.
Recommended Items to Bring:
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How to Get There:
Event Directions:Pine Mountain, GA. 9:45 a.m. at Rocky Point parking lot. Proceed South on Interstate 85 until Interstate 185. Continue south on Interstate 185 until Exit 34/GA 18. At the top of the ramp turn left (East) on GA 18. After about 6.7 miles you will see an entrance to Callaway Gardens on your right. At that point, GA 18 transitions into GA 354. Continue straight on GA 354 (crossing US27 in the process) about 4 miles, until you get to GA 190 at a stone bridge. Turn left onto GA 190 and proceed about 6.6 miles. The parking lot will be on your right.

Notes:

Are Dogs Permitted? No.

Will this event occur rain or shine? Yes. If the rain is too heavy to hike, we will visit FDRs Little White House, which is in nearby Pine Mountain (admission is $7.00 per person).

NOTE: Please be considerate of others. If you sign-up and cannot attend, please e-mail the trip leader, so others that may be on a waiting list may attend.

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Cost Includes:Share gas costs and parking fee with driver.

The one-way distance is about 75 miles, and the parking fee is $3.00.

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