Pine Mountain, East Cartersville, Georgia

May 13, 2009 at 6:48 am 5 comments

I made this hike on Saturday May 9, 2009. It was a planned hike sponsored by Cartersville-Bartow County CVB, Cartersville Parks & Rec. and Swheat Market. We were joined by authors Ren & Helen Davis of ‘Best Hikes Near Atlanta’. The hike was featuring not only the view from the top but the blooming Mountain Laurel. We reached the summit following the East Loop trail. Total distance was approx. 3.1 miles and an elevation change of 680 ft. There is a concrete post listing an elevation of 1562 ft. at the summit. The group consisted of 17 people from ages 4yr. to 70’s. I was the only one with a cheeseburger so of course there were many questions. I was also able to find a few geocaches along the way along with a benchmark at the summit. I may have managed to add a few more cheeseburger consumers to the cause. Another nice added feature is the placement of emergency phones on the trail. This is the first time I have seen that.

Pine Mountain Trail Map

Pine Mountain Trail Map

Trail Marker

Trail Marker

Mountain Laurel on Pine Mtn

Mountain Laurel on Pine Mtn

Pine Mtn Summit Marker

Pine Mtn Summit Marker

Hares Ear at the Summit

Hares Ear at the Summit

Panoramic View from Pine Mtn Summit

Panoramic View from Pine Mtn Summit

Entry filed under: Georgia Summits.

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5 Comments Add your own

  • 1. sirloinofbeef  |  May 13, 2009 at 8:31 am

    Hares Ear,

    Nice post and good work spreading the Summit Cheeseburger message. I’m thinking that now the “Best Hikes Near Atlanta” involve a Cheeseburger.


  • 2. Cartersville-Bartow County CVB  |  May 13, 2009 at 8:31 am

    This was a great hike. The Pine Mountain Recreation Area in Cartersville is accessible from EAST I-75 Exit 290, GA 20 east to Spur 20; and WEST I-75 Exit 288, go east to deadend, then right to trailhead parking. The summit is worthy of many cheeseburgers! Y’all come see us.

  • 3. wimpy  |  May 13, 2009 at 9:28 am

    Hares Ear,

    Great post and and an even better trail handle. I look forward to seeing more great posts submitted and cheeseburgers consumed.



  • 4. samh  |  May 13, 2009 at 3:17 pm

    Great work!

  • 5. visit the next web site  |  August 15, 2014 at 7:56 pm

    visit the next web site

    Pine Mountain, East Cartersville, Georgia | Summit Cheeseburger


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To encourage, enable, and document the consumption of a Cheeseburger on every summit on earth.
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