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FAST 6 Miles at East Palisades
|Event Location:||East Palisades (Indian Tail entrance)|
|Date(s) & Time:||Thu, Oct 2 2014 6:00 pm >> Thu, Oct 2 2014 7:30 pm|
|Registration Opens:||Fri, Sep 26 2014 12:00 pm|
|Registration Cut Off:||Thu, Oct 2 2014 5:30 pm|
|Event Duration:||1 Hours 30 Minutes|
|Difficulty Rating:||D4: Moderate to Difficult|
|Trip Leader(s):||Eric P|
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|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||10|
|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|
I was feeling in a bit of rut with my normal fitness hike at Sope Creek and figured that I would change it up this week with one of my other favorite parks.
We will keep up a steady very fast pace(4mph -4.5mph) for the entire duration of the hike with NO REST BREAKS. The plan is to take various official and unofficial trails all around the area covering 6 miles. The trails here are a bit tougher than at Sope Creek so we will have to work harder to maintain the 4+ mph pace and may end up going over by a few minutes.
Although the hike is only 6 miles and over moderately sized rolling hills with the occassional steep hill which would normally be a D3 it is rated as a D4 event due to the very fast pace and is most suitable for people who can comfortably complete D4 and D5 events. I would not recommend this being your first D4 or above event. I will be walking the entire way but some people have found that they may have to occassionally jog slowly to keep up.
Please try to arrive a couple of minutes early as we will be starting right on time at 6pm.
We will meet at the INDIAN TRAIL ENTRANCE! There is a $3 parking fee.
|How to Get There:|
From I -285 Eastbound - Take exit 22, Northside Drive, New Northside Drive, Powers Ferry Road. - Right on Northside Drive. - Travel 1.1 miles to Indian Trail (on right) and turn right. - Indian Trail to the park entrance (0.4 miles). - Take gravel park entrace road 0.3 miles to parking lot.
From I-285 Westbound - Take exit 22, Northside Drive, New Northside Drive, Powers Ferry Road. - Straight to second traffic light. - Left on Northside Drive - Travel 1.1 miles to Indian Trail (on right) and turn right. - Indian Trail to the park entrance (0.4 miles). - Take gravel park entrace road 0.3 miles to parking lot.
There is a $3 parking fee.
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