- 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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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