Category Archives: Amicalola Falls

Stover Creek

I arrived at the Stover Creek Shelter at about 2:00 PM. Nobody was around, so I signed the “Trail Log” for this shelter with a message, and signed my new Trail Name, “SweetOleBob”. The Trail runs along Stover Creek for … Continue reading

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Springer Mountain and the Official Start of the AT

Hi Folks, Judy just dropped me off in the parking lot which is about a mile below the peak of Springer Mountain. The plan now is to walk up to the peak and the beginning of the trail. Once I get … Continue reading

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I’m in Georgia

The Overlook Inn This is where Judy an I stayed the first night in Chatsworth, Georgia. It’s a really great B&B with great views, great service and very friendly Folks. It comes complete with a gourmet breakfast. I highly recommend … Continue reading

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I’m On My Way to the AT!!!

Hi Folks, I’ve got everything ready to go (Except the stuff I won’t remember until I’m two days down the trail) , and Judy’s taking me to Georgia. What could possibly go wrong???

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Testing the Gear

Saturday afternoon I decided that it was time to test out the gear that I have been carrying around in my backpack for the last couple of weeks. So I registered for a campsite with the ODNR Forestry and hiked … Continue reading

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Appalachian Trail from my tablet

I just wanted to show you what I saw in the Mohican Forest this morning. This is just a test to see what I can show you from the Appalachian Trail. If you receive this, “Like” it so I know … Continue reading

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The Geese Are Gone!!! (Who Knows Where The Wild Goose Goes

Remember when a week or so ago the Canada Geese were in the water near the trees? That same area looks like this today. The white line is where the water was then as compared to where it is now. (About … Continue reading

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Getting Prepared for the AT

Hi Folks, The plan was to wait until April to buy my hiking shoes for the AT, however, my current Dockers collapsed much earlier than I expected. Just thought that you might be interested in this pair of Dockers Hiking … Continue reading

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Let’s Get Started!!! (First Post)

Hi Folks, It’s still winter for all practical purposes here in Loudonville, Ohio, however, the “Red-wing Blackbird Scouts” (1st year males) have returned to the reed beds where they were hatched last year, Killdeers are back from the south and … Continue reading

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