- 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: 2184.6 Time: 07:21 End Milepost: 2189.8 Time: 10:38 Miles hiked: 5.2 Miles to go: 00:0 Weather: chilly Temps: low 40s to high 70s, windy Blue Side trails: Abol Trail (4.2 miles) Resupply: Overnight: Map: Click on map pin … 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: 1891.5 Time: 07:10 End Milepost: 1908.9 Time: 16:55 Miles hiked: 17.4 Miles to go: 280.9 Weather: sunny, windy, cold Temps: 20’s°, 50° Blue Side trails: Resupply: Andover Overnight: tent Map: Click on map pin Yesterday I managed to … Continue reading
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 Start Milepost: 164.4 Time: 07:45 End Milepost: 182.9 Time: 16:00 Miles hiked: 18.5 Weather: cloudy, windy, rain Temps: Low: 39°, High: 46° Blue Side trails: none Resupply: 3 days Overnight: Spence Field Shelter Map: Click on … Continue reading
Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017 Start Milepost: 152.8 Time: 07:11 End Milepost: 164.4 Time: 12:01 Miles hiked: 11.6 Weather: cloudy, rain after arriving the lodge Temps: Low: 50°, High: 61° Blue Side trails: none Resupply: 4+ days Overnight: Fontana Lodge Map: Click on … Continue reading