Category: Road to the AT

The Journey to an AT Thru-Hike

The Appalachian Trail: Amicalola Falls to Springer Mountain Shelter

Day 1: Amicalola Falls to Springer Mt. Shelter – Approximately 9 Miles (from parked car). AT Miles: 0.2 March 24th 2019. This was the first day of our trek along the Georgia portion of the Appalachian Trail. Our group of 4 consisted of my…

What is a Thru-Hike?

What is a thru-hike? This is a question that a lot of new hikers find themselves asking or googling after hearing the term in conversation. But there isn’t always a straight answer, especially depending on what company you’re with at the time. Oftentimes people…

Road to the AT: The Beginning

As far back as I can remember one of the things my father has always said is that he wants to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail in his lifetime. Most of the time when I was growing up this was a “someday” muse. Something he…

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