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Sunrise Hike at Stone Mountain

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Stone Mountain   Hike: Sunrise Hike at Stone Mountain   National Weather Service Forecast
Date(s) & Time:Sun, Jul 22 2012  5:45 am >> Sun, Jul 22 2012 7:45 am
Registration Opens: Sat, Jul 14 2012 11:10 pm
Registration Cut Off: Sat, Jul 21 2012 11:00 pm
Event Duration:2 Hours
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Distance:2 Miles
Trip Leader(s):
Tom Jarosz (Juh'rose)
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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:2
Number Registered So Far: 19 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


     So let's start the day off right with a hike for the magnificent sunrise at the summit of Stone Mountain.  It will be dark, so please bring a headlamp/flashlight, and anticipate on hiking up in the dark.  It takes about 30 minutes to get to the top.  Once there, you can enjoy your morning breakfast snacks and drinks while watching the morning sunrise. Everyone is encouraged to hike at their own pace.

NOTE: We will meet at 5:45 AM in front of the restrooms at Confederate Hall Parking Lot

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MEETING POINT Directions To Confederate Hall Parking Lot: To the main entrance- From I-285 take U.S. Hwy 78 East (Snellville/Athens) exit. Travel about 7 miles and take Exit 8, the Stone Mountain Park Main Entrance. After entering the main entrance, proceed straight ahead. The road will fork at about 1 mile - stay to the right. Continue to follow the road for another mile. Confederate Hall will be on your left. (Careful - there's a stop sign in front of Confederate Hall for those entering the West Gate.) The parking lot will be immediately after. Wait for the group near the walk up trail. MARTA PARK & RIDE LOT Free public parking in Stone Mountain Village From Hwy 78 take exit 5 - stay right for a half mile - then a quick exit to E. Ponce/Stone Mtn. Village. At the end of the ramp turn left. Drive a mile or so into town. Turn left on East Mountain. Turn right on Fourth Street. There you will find the MARTA park and ride. - For GPS use 995 4th St, Stone Mountain, GA 30083 Notes: Parking fee inside the park is $10/- or if you have annual pass.

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