Category Archive: Appalachian Trail

Jun 04 2008

Georgia AT Trail Day 4 (Slaughter Creek – Tesnatee Gap)


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Wednesday 6/4/08 Trip: 10.1 miles Elevation: 4485ft (max) 3175ft (min) 2051ft (total accent) Time: 6h 16m (moving) 4h 46m (stopped) Moving Avg: 1.6 mph Temperature: 80 F Wind: Light breeze Conditions: Clear, no precipitation Pack Weight: ~33lbs (2L water, 4 days food) Summary: Blood Mountain was definitely one of the coolest parts of the whole …

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Jun 03 2008

Georgia AT Trail Day 3 (Gooch Gap – Slaughter Creek)


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Tuesday 6/3/08 Trip: 12.4 miles Elevation: 3906ft (max) 2850ft (min) 2356ft (total accent) Time: 6h 16m (moving) 4h 35m (stopped) Moving Avg: 2.1 mph Temperature: 80 F Wind: Light breeze Conditions: Clear, no precipitation but very humid Pack Weight: ~35lbs (2L water, 5 days food) Summary: The run out of Gooch Gap towards Woody Gap …

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Jun 02 2008

Georgia AT Trail Day 2 (3 Forks – Gooch Gap)


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Monday 6/2/08 Trip: 13 miles Elevation: 3350ft (max) 2450ft (min) 2788ft (total accent) Time: 6h 08m (moving) 4h 41m (stopped) Moving Avg: 2.1 mph Temperature: 70 F Wind: Light breeze Conditions: Clear, no precipitation Pack Weight: ~38lbs (2L water, 6 days food) Summary: First full day with decent mileage. Georgia is famous for it’s constant …

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Jun 01 2008

Georgia AT Trail Day 1 (Springer – 3 Forks)


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Sunay 6/1/08 Trip: 5.77 miles Elevation: 3750ft (max) 2650ft (min) 631ft (total accent) Time: 2h 21m (moving) 1h 53m (stopped) Moving Avg: 2.5 mph Temperature: 70 F Wind: Light breeze Conditions: Partly Cloudy, no precipitation Pack Weight: ~40lbs (2L water, 7 days food) Summary: Our first day was a relatively short hike. Mel dropped us …

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