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The Back Trails of Pine Mountain


The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Rocky Point parking lot, near Pine Mountain, GA
Date(s) & Time:Sun, Apr 13 2008  9:45 am >> N/A  (Carpool Departure: 8:00 am   *log in for location*)
Registration Opens: Mon, Mar 17 2008 12:00 am
Registration Cut Off: Fri, Apr 11 2008 11:59 pm
Event Duration:4 hours
Difficulty Rating:D3: 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:18
Minimum Group Size:5
Number Registered So Far: 12 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Itinerary:
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.


Required Items to Bring:
Plenty of water, trekking poles and good hiking shoes.
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.

How to Get There:
Event Directions: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.
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):140Mile(s)
Carpool Departure Time: 8:00 am
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Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions
Carpool Cost: Estimated cost per vehicle for this event is $56.00 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.

Notes:
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.

E-mail the trip leader to be put on a waiting list if the trip is at the max number of attendees.
* We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines while participating in AOC events.

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.