Bartram Trail - Pinnacle Mountain

December 16, 2003

HIKERS - John Bellamy,   Terry Doyle,   Steve Jordan,   Leigh Ann Miller,  Wayne Miller,  Bob Presley,  Donna Presley,  Tony Presley,  Dan Ross,  Gerald Shedd,  Bob Thompson,  and David Whitaker.

TRAIL INFO. - Our hike today began at the Warwoman Dell picnic area parking lot East of Clayton, GA on Warwoman Road. The Bartram Trail Northward led us past Becky Branch Falls on a nice woodland hike continuing past Martin Creek Falls and on up to the Summit of Pinnacle Mountain for some awesome views. (the Pinnacle Mtn. portion is a spur trail off of the Bartram Trail and is marked with white blazes.) Total hike today - 8 miles.

Another beautiful hiking day! Partly cloudy skies with temps ranging from 30-48 degrees F. This trail is relatively hilly with one strenuous climb up to the top of Pinnacle. It is well worth the effort with great views! 


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During the first mile, we crossed the foot-bridge at Becky Branch Falls.
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The first 2.5 miles of the hike includes lots of nice mountain streams and creeks. Even on a cool December day, our lab "Jet" enjoys a splash in the creek!
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Beautiful Martin Creek Falls!
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Our group at the observation deck at Martin Creek.
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One of the views from Pinnacle Mountain!
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View 2.
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View 3
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The view from Pinnacle down to Camp Pinnacle.
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The OFHC Gang for today! (l-r) Terry Doyle, John Bellamy, Wayne Miller, Leigh Ann Miller, Dan Ross, Donna Presley, David Whitaker, Bob Thompson, Bob Presley, Gerald Shedd, Steve Jordan, "Jet" and Tony Presley.


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