- Depart from Amicalola FallsFebruary 4th, 2017It begins with the decision to place one foot in front of the other - while facing north.
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Why hike the AT?In late 1973 I spent one of the most miserable nights of my life patrolling the cold woods of North Georgia just east of Springer Mountain. I have since read that while a freezing cold and wet winter night might be memorable, running from lightening bolts might be far more memorable - and hair-raising! I aim to see if that is true!
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Start Milepost: 1733.0 Time: 06:09 End Milepost: 1747.1 Time: 12:30 Miles hiked: 14.1 Miles to go: 442.1 Weather: overcast, cool Temps: 40’s°, 70’s° Blue Side trails: Resupply: Overnight: inn Map: Click on map pin Today marked another milestone in my … Continue reading
Start Milepost: 1650.7 Time: 07:30 End Milepost: 1670.5 Time: 16:57 Miles hiked: 19.8 Miles to go: 519.3 Weather: sunny Temps: 40’s°, 70’s° Blue Side trails: Resupply: Overnight: tent Map: Click on map pin If last night was not enough to … Continue reading
Start Milepost: 1640.0 Time: 06:15 End Milepost: 1650.7 Time: 10:35 Miles hiked: 10.7 Miles to go: 539.1 Weather: sunny Temps: 40’s°, High 70’s° Blue Side trails: Resupply: Overnight: hostel Map: Click on map pin We got to the shelter last … Continue reading
Start Milepost: 1532.3 Time: 06:12 End Milepost: 1548.1 Time: 14:20 Miles hiked: 15.8 Miles to go: 641.7 Weather: cloudy, rain Temps: 40’s°, High 80’s° Blue Side trails: Resupply: Overnight: shelter Map: Click on map pin After seeing Papa last night … Continue reading
Start Milepost: 1499.3 Time: 07:00 End Milepost: 1514.2 Time: 16:15 Miles hiked: 14.9 Miles to go: 675.4 Weather: warm, breezy Temps: 50’s°, High 80’s° Blue Side trails: Resupply: Overnight: tent Map: Click on map pin One morning shortly after starting … Continue reading
Start Milepost: 1484.3 Time: 05:59 End Milepost: 1499.3 Time: 12:15 Miles hiked: 15 Miles to go: 690.5 Weather: warm, rain Temps: 50’s°, High 80’s° Blue Side trails: Resupply: Salisbury Overnight: hostel/home Map: Click on map pin Having caught up to … Continue reading