Appalachian Trail Day 5, Baggs Creek Gap to Hog Pen Gap

Highest Elevation - 3780, Wolf Laurel Top Lowest Elevation - 3138, Tesnatee Gap Mileage - 2.56 Thursday morning was our fastest morning of the entire trip.  We didn't sleep late, we never really slept late at all on this trip.  Once the sun comes up and the birds are making tons of noise, there's no way … Continue reading Appalachian Trail Day 5, Baggs Creek Gap to Hog Pen Gap

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Appalachian Trail Day 4, Lance Creek to Baggs Creek Gap

Highest Elevation - 4457, Blood Mountain Lowest Elevation - 2865 Lance Creek Mileage - 12.42 On Wednesday, we didn't sleep too late, probably until 6:30.  We got up and got going pretty quickly.  We were hiking pretty fast again and passed many people who left before us that morning.  A couple people even told us … Continue reading Appalachian Trail Day 4, Lance Creek to Baggs Creek Gap

Appalachian Trail Day 2, Stover Creek Shelter to Justus Creek

Highest Elevation - 3347, Sassafras Mountain Lowest Elevation - 2530 Three Forks footbridge Mileage - 13.06 Monday morning was a bit cool. For breakfast I ate oatmeal with cinnamon, brown sugar, and powdered milk, which I had mixed up at home and put in a ziplock bag for each morning.  The powdered milk made it … Continue reading Appalachian Trail Day 2, Stover Creek Shelter to Justus Creek

Appalachian Trail Day 1, Approach Trail to Stover Creek Shelter

Highest Elevation - 3782, Springer Mountain Lowest Elevation - 1800, Amicalola Falls visitor center Mileage - 11.6 Our adventure on the Appalachian Trail lasted 5 days and started at Amicalola Falls State Park.  We stayed at the lodge Saturday night.  Sunday morning we drove to the end point of our hike, Hog Pen Gap, where we left … Continue reading Appalachian Trail Day 1, Approach Trail to Stover Creek Shelter