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Morning Hike: Pine Mountain Trail in Cartersville

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: East Loop Trailhead, Pine Mountain Recreation Area, Cartersville, GA   Hike: Morning Hike: Pine Mountain Trail in Cartersville  National Weather Service Forecast
Date(s) & Time:Wed, Jul 9 2014  9:00 am >> Wed, Jul 9 2014 1:00 pm  (Carpool Departure: 9:00 am   *log in for location*)
Registration Opens: Tue, Jul 8 2014 7:19 am
Registration Cut Off: Wed, Jul 9 2014 8:30 am
Event Duration:4 Hours
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Distance:8 Miles
Trip Leader(s):
Gary Hubert
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:12
Minimum Group Size:2
Number Registered So Far: 2 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: Yes


We will start at the East Loop Trailhead, walking in a counterclockwise direction until we reach the ridge of Pine Mountain. After a side trip to the summit overlook we will continue on to take the West Loop. On the return loop we will take the connector trail to the Alatoona Lake trails.  After stopping at Cooper's furnace, we will view the dam and have a lunch or snack from the overlook. Then we will return back to the trailhead. The total hiking distance is about 7 to 8 miles at a moderate pace.

Required Items to Bring:
  • Trail snacks.
  • lunch
  • Plenty of water.
  • Good hiking boots.
Recommended Items to Bring:
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How to Get There:
Event Directions:

I-75 to Exit 290, east on GA Highway 20, right at traffic light onto GA Spur 20, continue approximately four miles. The East Loop Trailhead access and parking area are on the right, just past Bartow Beach Road.

If you are meeting at the event: Please be at the East Loop Parking Lot by 9:30AM!

Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):44Mile(s)
Carpool Departure Time: 9:00 am
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Carpool Cost: Estimated cost per vehicle for this event is $17.60 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.

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Cost Includes:

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