Category Archives: The AT

Starting off 2016 with some mountains and waterfalls

North Georgia, like much of the south and east, has had a very rainy December.  I was up early and decided to check out one of the waterfalls in the North Georgia mountains.  I had a very nice hike on … Continue reading

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“Hi, I’m Too Serious”

There is a tradition on long-distance hiking trails such as the Appalachian Trail to give hikers “trail names”.  As this blog article notes, many hikers don’t even know other hikers’ real names.  Trail names are often given by other hikers … Continue reading

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Some Georgia A.T. hiking today

Today was one of the best hikes I’ve done in a long long time.  Today’s lesson from the outdoors was this: Your worries of the world float away when you allow yourself to float away from the world. Or something like that.  More details … Continue reading

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AT Section 4 — August 17, 2013

RD and I did another section of the AT in Maryland yesterday.  That makes two weekends on the Trail in a row!  This time, rather than drive up, hike, and drive back on the same day, we camped near the … Continue reading

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AT Section 3: Pennsylvania near Delaware Water Gap – August 10, 2013

RD and I had a very nice hike on a new area of the AT yesterday.  This time we ventured a couple hours away from home to check out the Delaware Water Gap.  I have been to this area numerous times … Continue reading

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The AT – Section 2

Roxy-dog and I completed our second section of the AT Sunday.  This section is located in Maryland near Harper’s Ferry.  It was cool with temperatures in the mid-40’s, overcast conditions, and light winds.  Like much of the Trail in this … Continue reading

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The AT

I forgot to mention that hiking the Appalachian Trail (known simply as ” the AT”) is another reason that I wanted to set out on this journey.  The AT is an approximately 2,200 mile footpath from Springer Mountain, GA to … Continue reading

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