approach trail

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
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
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
The Bonding of Kindred Spirits

The Bonding of Kindred Spirits

What I've learned on the first ten days of hiking and living on the Appalachian Trail is that it takes a sense of humor, grit and the ability to give...

Feb 24, 2014 : Deb Beck