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  • starnescr <starnescr@yahoo.com>
    Thanks David I m not at all familiar with Atl. Never been to the otherside (old Doors song about drugs) Always stoped at six flags and that has been several
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      Thanks David

      I'm not at all familiar with Atl. Never been to the otherside (old
      Doors song about drugs) Always stoped at six flags and that has been
      several years ago. All the advive is appreciated and needed.

      Coy Boy

      --- In hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com, "Dave Womble <dpwomble@y...>"
      <dpwomble@y...> wrote:
      > Coy Boy,
      >
      > I wouldn't expect any traffic problems around Atlanta on saturday
      > morning, but you never know for sure until you have made it
      through.
      >
      > From I-75 and I-285 north of Atlanta to I-85 and I-285 northeast
      of
      > Atlanta, it is about 15 minutes via I-285 if you take I-285 east
      > (clockwise). The signs are sometimes confusing, the way you want
      to
      > go may say to Greenville and the otherway may say to Birmingham.
      The
      > otherway (counterclockwise) will take about an hour as I-285 forms
      a
      > big loop around Atlanta.
      >
      > From I-20 and I-285 west of Atlanta to I-85 and I-285 northeast of
      > Atlanta is about 30 minutes and it shouldn't matter if you stay on
      I-
      > 20 until it connects with I-85 in downtown Atlanta or you use I-
      285
      > to connect. If you use I-285 to connect, the first exit at the I-
      20
      > and I-285 interchange may say to Airport, you don't want to take
      that
      > one. The second one is the one that you want and I think it says
      to
      > Chattanooga.
      >
      > If you are familar with the roads around Atlanta, I apologize for
      all
      > this drival, if not, pay attention because the signage still gives
      me
      > trouble and I have lived here a long time.
      >
      > Youngblood
      >
      > --- In hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com, "starnescr
      <starnescr@y...>"
      > <starnescr@y...> wrote:
      > > Yea I hate driving in Atlanta. Hopefully early Sat morning the
      > > traffic will be light. I may be coming from 75S to 285 bypass
      then
      > > up 85. Any construction projects which would make 20 a better
      > choice?
      > >
      > > Coy Boy
      > >
      > > --- In hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com, "Dave Womble
      > <dpwomble@y...>"
      > > <dpwomble@y...> wrote:
      > > > --- In hammockcamping@yahoogroups.com, "starnescr
      > > <starnescr@y...>"
      > > > <starnescr@y...> wrote:
      > > > > Hi Steven
      > > > >
      > > > > I just discussed travel plans with Paul. We both saw the
      > > forcast
      > > > of
      > > > > possible strorms Friday night. Plus my kids want to go to
      the
      > > state
      > > > > tourny Friday and watch DAR girls and boys. We have decided
      to
      > > > > leave out early Sat morning. We plan leaving Grant at
      around 3
      > > > AM.
      > > > > that will put us in the Atlanta area around 6 to 6:30 AM. AL
      > > time.
      > > > > David said it was about 2 more hours from Atl to the camp
      area.
      > > So
      > > > > that should allow plenty of time to get there by the 10:AM
      So
      > if
      > > > you
      > > > > still need a ride plan accordingly.
      > > > >
      > > > > Coy Boy
      > > >
      > > > Coy Boy,
      > > >
      > > > Be careful, it's a little over 2 hours from the EAST side of
      > > Atlanta
      > > > (the I-85N/I-285 intersection). It takes about 1/2 to 3/4
      hour
      > to
      > > > get from the west side of Atlanta to the east side. By the
      way,
      > > > there is a Hardees and a Burger King on SC28 in Walhalla that
      > > serve
      > > > breakfast...last ones before the trailhead.
      > > >
      > > > I'm also looking forward to meeting some other hammock hangers
      > and
      > > > learning a few things. Maybe I can even buy an autographed
      copy
      > > of
      > > > Ed's new book...Ed can you bring me a copy?
      > > >
      > > > Youngblood
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