May Expedition Details



May 2-5, 2019 (Thursday-Sunday)

Time of arrival and time of departure

Check in is from 4:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 2nd. You will need to leave Atlanta at 1:30 p.m. and no later than 2:00 p.m. to arrive on time for check in. The Expedition begins at dinner at 6:00 p.m. Dinner is from 6:00-7:00 and we will begin our first session directly after dinner, so please check in and locate your room prior to dinner. We will conclude on May 5th 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.


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.


To prepare

We recommend that you prepare for the Expedition by reading John Eldredge’s book “Wild at Heart.” This book can be ordered at


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.

Wind Advisory

3:10 AM EST on November 18, 2017
4:00 AM EST on November 19, 2017
Chance of Rain
Saturday 11/18 40%
Chance of Rain
A mix of clouds and sun this morning followed by increasing clouds with showers developing this afternoon. High 66F. Winds S at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Partly Cloudy
Sunday 11/19 20%
Partly Cloudy
Morning clouds will give way to sunshine for the afternoon. High 44F. Winds NW at 10 to 15 mph.
Monday 11/20 0%
Sunny skies. High 56F. Winds light and variable.
Mostly Cloudy
Tuesday 11/21 0%
Mostly Cloudy
A mix of clouds and sun early, then becoming cloudy later in the day. High 59F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday 11/22 10%
Sunshine along with some cloudy intervals. High near 55F. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Thursday 11/23 0%
Partly Cloudy
Sunshine and clouds mixed. High 51F. Winds light and variable.

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.