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Walasi-yi on the Appalachian Trail

Near a place called Blood Mountain in the Chattahoochee National Forest in north Georgia, the Appalachian Trail makes a steep descent south towards a place called Neels Gap.  334 more words

Travel

Not So Smoky Mountains

Finally another posting and story to tell.

Since returning from the Florida Keys we have been busy with family and friends this fall, including volunteering at the Acworth Craft Beer Festival (check out Happenings page).  1,295 more words

Neel's Gap

Wordsworth wrote an endless poem in blank verse on” the growth of a poet’s mind.”  I shall attempt a more modest feat for a more distracted age: a blog, “Things which a Lifetime of Trying to Be a Poet has Taught Me.” 203 more words

Donald Williams

Shoes in a Tree and Other Trail Tales

To be honest, my second post was supposed to be about clothes.

But it’s a lot of work preparing to depart for 6 months. Time got away from me and so I’m saving the clothes post for a later date and skipping right to the main event… Will’s launch this past weekend! 482 more words

Trail Towns

Ca sent la faim! Mt Springer (GA)

Le soleil est à présent haut dans le ciel totalement bleu. Le sentier monte direct bien raide et il commence déjà à faire trop chaud. Un peu plus loin dans la forêt toujours aussi dénudée de ses feuilles, un bruit soudain comme des coups de fusils: la chute d’un arbre.

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Appalachian Trail

Woods Hole to Wolf Laurel Mountain

“Now we can actually see some shit!” I hollered out to everybody after we’d emerged from our sleeping bags into the first peeks of daylight. I sipped my coffee, pacing from one end of the shelter to the other, taking in my first mountain side morning. 1,456 more words

Backpacking