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Top of Georgia Hostel on AT Closed for Rest of 2019

Top of Georgia Hostel on AT Closed for Rest of 2019

Top of Georgia Hiking Center, an Appalachian Trail icon for years, closed Wednesday, May 1, until Jan. 1, 2020, for what owner Bob "Sir Packs A Lot" Gabrielsen called a...

Apr 30, 2019 : Hugh Owen
Forging Bonds Exiting Georgia

Forging Bonds Exiting Georgia

Day Four: Henry Gap to Neel Gap They gave me a name! Call me Petra, it means rock. I think the girls gave it to me as something I could...

Apr 27, 2019 : Jessica Luty
Georgia on My Mind – Ray Charles

Georgia on My Mind – Ray Charles

The Lead-Up to the Start My dad kindly drove me to Heathrow Airport at 5 a.m. for my 8:25 flight. I was concerned that the airline may question my carry-on...

Apr 10, 2019 : Aidan Tierney
Freezing Nights and Beautiful Sights; Hello, Georgia!

Freezing Nights and Beautiful Sights; Hello, Georgia!

Prior to arriving in Atlanta, GA, I had worked a morning shift and waited in the airport for seven hours until I could board my long, non-direct flight. To say...

Apr 5, 2019 : Jacob Woods
AT Part One: Georgia Off My Mind

AT Part One: Georgia Off My Mind

Springer Mountain, GA, to Albert Mountain, NC Distance: 100 miles Total distance: 100 miles My first 100 miles on the Appalachian Trail have been nothing short of incredible. I’ve been

Apr 4, 2019 : Brian Kavanagh
The Unicorn Who Hiked Through Georgia

The Unicorn Who Hiked Through Georgia

Well, it’s officially been a week on the Appalachian Trail, and it’s been eventful to say the least. I already earned my trail name, obviously---Unicorn. I earned the name Unicorn...

Apr 1, 2019 : Phoebe "Unicorn" Anderson
Train Thoughts: NYC to Georgia Bound

Train Thoughts: NYC to Georgia Bound

I considered flying vs taking Amtrak down to Georgia to kick off my Appalachian Trail attempt, but 12 hours into the train ride, I’m still having a great time. I’d...

Mar 30, 2019 : Katharine “Manhattan” Rudzitis
I Decided to Skip Georgia, and Maybe You Should Too

I Decided to Skip Georgia, and Maybe You Should Too

For my 23rd birthday I made my almost annual pilgrimage to the North Georgia mountains with my dad. He had never been on a backpacking trip, and with him joining...

Jan 2, 2019 : Jack Paulk
How My Thru-Hike Ended-Georgia

How My Thru-Hike Ended-Georgia

Georgia (Nov. 10 - Nov. 14) 78 miles, five days It was an extremely long five days in the 14th and final state. Crossing into Georgia immediately meant the finish line was near...

Dec 4, 2018 : Jenni Thompson
Section Tested in Georgia, Then on to a Thru-Hike

Section Tested in Georgia, Then on to a Thru-Hike

Feb. 10, 2018 The forecast called for a mix of snow, sleet, and thunderstorms. All weekend. It was the last section I needed to finish my hike of the Appalachian...

Aug 19, 2018 : Ashley Samuel