- 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: 1956.2 Time: 0:00 End Milepost: 1956.2 Time: 0:00 Miles hiked: 0:00 Miles to go: 233.6 Weather: Temps: Blue Side trails: Resupply: Overnight: Map: Click on map pin I got almost a full night of sleep following my trip … Continue reading
Start Milepost: 1908.9 Time: 06:20 End Milepost: 1922.6 Time: 16:55 Miles hiked: 13.7 Miles to go: 267.2 Weather: sunny, windy, cold Temps: 20’s°, 50° Blue Side trails: Resupply: Overnight: hostel Map: Click on map pin As has become a new … Continue reading
Start Milepost: 1176.1 Time: 05:56 End Milepost: 1196.8 Time: 17:00 Miles hiked: 20.7 Miles to go: 993.0 Weather: overcast Temps: 70°, High 80’s° Blue Side trails: Resupply: Port Clinton Overnight: tent Map: Click on map pin Additional hikers arrived at the … Continue reading
Start Milepost: 418.2 Time: 07:40 End Milepost: 436.1Time: 15:25 Miles hiked: 17.9 Weather: cloudy, breezy Temps: Low: 60’s°, High 80’s° Blue Side trails: From Hostel Resupply: None Overnight: Hostel Map: Click on map pin I left Black Bear Hostel this … Continue reading
Saturday, March 4, 2017 Start Milepost: 209.8 Time: 07:30 End Milepost: 229.6 Time: 16:45 Miles hiked: 19.8 Weather: sunny, windy, cold, Temps: Low: 15°, High 40° Blue Side trails: none Resupply: 1 days Overnight: Cosby Knob – tent Map: Click … Continue reading
Monday, Feb 27, 2017 Start Milepost: 137.0 Time: 09:45 End Milepost: 152.8 Time: 17:00 Miles hiked: 15.8 Weather: cloudy Temps: Low: 39°, High: 54° Blue Side trails: none Resupply: 2+ days Overnight: Brown Fork Gap Shelter Map: Click on map … Continue reading