amicalola falls

To Hike the Approach Trail or Not?

To Hike the Approach Trail or Not?

To Approach Trail, or Not to Approach Trail? That is the Question. The Answer… Entirely up to You! I did it in 2016 and I can see it from both...

Aug 2, 2016 : Stubbs
Day 0: Amicalola Lodge

Day 0: Amicalola Lodge

Inti and I are here at the lodge after a 10.5 hour journey from Arlington via car yesterday through gorgeous western Virginia (Route 81 for the win) and eastern Tennessee....

Apr 12, 2016 : Notebook
To Approach or Not to Approach

To Approach or Not to Approach

Should I hike the Approach Trail? That was the one question I asked myself months, days, and even hours before I left for my hike on the AT. For those...

Mar 29, 2016 : Cara Griffith
Fat and Bald and I Haven’t Left Amicalola

Fat and Bald and I Haven’t Left Amicalola

Today is my 28th birthday,  and tomorrow I start the Appalachian Trail. That statement lacks prose and insight,  but I want to write the truth and this is my truth....

Mar 24, 2015 : Erin Tate
Day 1: Easing in with an Amicalola Near-o

Day 1: Easing in with an Amicalola Near-o

Day 1: AT Approach Trail to lodge My husband, Muskrat, and I got dropped off at the lovely Amicalola Falls Lodge yesterday evening. After crying over the amazing three-story AT...

Mar 18, 2015 : Jen Magnuson
Sonic Boom and Big Sleeping Bag Girl-The Shenanigans Have Begun!

Sonic Boom and Big Sleeping Bag Girl-The Shenanigans Have Begun!

The 3 ladies in front of the infamous arch.   Before leaving for Amicalola Falls State Park I tripled checked everything. My sisters backpack, daughter and husbands packs and my...

Mar 9, 2015 : Jessica Georgia