May Alumni Expedition Details

 

Dates

May 3-6, 2018 (Thursday-Sunday)

Time of arrival and time of departure

Check in is from 1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 3rd. You will need to leave Atlanta at 9:00 a.m. and no later than 10:00 a.m. to allow for traffic and arrive on time for check in. The Expedition begins with a session at 2:30 p.m. so please check in and locate your room before the session begins. We will conclude on May 6th at 12:00 p.m. Lunch on Sunday is not covered in the Expedition fee. In order to attend each man is required to attend the Expedition from beginning to end.

Transportation

The drive from Atlanta is approximately three and a half hours. We suggest teaming up with other men for the drive, or you can drive on your own. Once you arrive at the facility, we ask that you park your car and plan on leaving it parked for the entire Expedition.

Directions from downtown Atlanta:

  • Take I75 North out of Atlanta (towards Chattanooga, TN)
  • Before you enter Chattanooga, stay Right onto I75 North (towards Knoxville, TN)
  • Continue on I75 North until you near Sweetwater, TN (towards Knoxville, TN) (59 miles)
  • Take Exit 60 and turn Right for TN-68 S until US-411N (on TN-68 S for 12 miles)
  • Turn Left onto US-411 N until TN-72E (on US-411 for 10.5 miles)
  • Turn Right onto TN-72E (on TN-72 E for 9 miles)
  • Turn Right onto US-129 S (on US-129 S for 7.1 miles)
  • Turn Left onto Foothills Pkwy W (on Foothills Pkwy W for 7.6 miles)
  • Turn Right onto Look Rock Campground (390 ft)
  • Turn Right onto Butterfly Gap Road (0.2 miles)
  • Turn Right onto Flats Road (0.4 miles)
  • Destination will be on the left through stone & metal gate

Expedition Location

Eagle Rock Camp
7143 Flats Road
Tallassee, TN 37878

 

For a link to the Eagle Rock Camp website click here.

Weather

Spring weather in May around Tallassee, TN is beautiful. Most likely a light windbreaker, shorts, jeans, and jogging shoes are all you will need but we do suggest bringing some cold weather clothes in case the temperatures drop. Click here for the Tallassee, TN 10 day forecast or see the 6 day forecast bellow.

Mostly Cloudy
Monday 01/22 20%
Mostly Cloudy
Mostly cloudy skies. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 62F. Winds SSE at 10 to 20 mph.
Mostly Cloudy
Tuesday 01/23 10%
Mostly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies during the morning hours will become overcast in the afternoon. High near 45F. Winds WSW at 10 to 20 mph.
Clear
Wednesday 01/24 10%
Clear
A few clouds early, otherwise mostly sunny. High near 45F. Winds WNW at 5 to 10 mph.
Clear
Thursday 01/25 10%
Clear
Mainly sunny. High around 50F. Winds light and variable.
Clear
Friday 01/26 0%
Clear
Generally sunny despite a few afternoon clouds. High 58F. Winds light and variable.
Chance of Rain
Saturday 01/27 80%
Chance of Rain
Cloudy with occasional light rain in the afternoon. High 56F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 80%.

What to Bring

Emergency Contact Phone Numbers:

If you need to be contacted in case of an emergency the phone number for Eagle Rock is (865) 983-6688.