Tag Archive: Google Maps

Jun 11 2008

Appalachian Trail Wrap Up


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I‘ve finally gotten all my notes and pictures put together from our recent adventures on the Georgia section of the Appalachian Trail. Unforetunately, my knees couldn’t handle the prolonged punishment from carrying a 40lb pack and the constant ups & downs so I had to tap out late Wednesday night. It sucks because the issues …

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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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May 19 2008

Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park


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Saturday 5/17/08 Trip: 9.76 miles Elevation: 1811ft (max) 981ft (min) 1620ft (total accent) Time: 3h 44m (moving) 38m (stopped) Moving Avg: 2.6 mph Temperature: 71 F Wind: Light breeze Conditions: Clear, no precipitation Pack Weight: Summary: This was a solo hike through part of the [Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park]. The weather was perfect – …

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