289.7 / 289.7 miles 100.0% Baxter Creek Trailhead
Snow Near Flat Top Mountain
Sunday, April 21, 2019 9:26 pm
Location: Peter Cove Branch (76.3 miles)

Fourteen miles today brought CareFree and I to our last full day in Georgia, as we continue heading north.

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Saturday, April 20, 2019 9:49 pm
Location: Hatley Gap (62.3 miles)

After a nice evening in Blue Ridge, CareFree and I were ready to get back on the trail. Only the drizzle outside and continued threat of rain later in the day slowed us down.

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Friday, April 19, 2019 9:32 pm
Location: US 76 / Blue Ridge (50.6 miles)

A rainy night left us a bit damp in the morning (and our tent positively soaking), but the prospect of food, showers, and a warm bed in Blue Ridge lifted our spirits.

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Brawley Mountain Fire Tower
Thursday, April 18, 2019 9:35 pm
Location: Campsite 46.1 (46.1 miles)

A very long day today was set in motion by something we can’t yet control: the weather. With a sizable storm aiming at us, we pushed further than we planned in an attempt to stay as dry as possible tomorrow.

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View South on Wallalah Mountain
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 9:05 pm
Location: Payne Gap (27.1 miles)

Every time I go hiking, I am reminded just how bright a full moon is. With streetlights and indoor living, the brightness of the moon just isn’t clear. Last night was the first time I noticed the moon this hike, and it was every bit as bright as I remember from prior trails, bright enough to walk around without a headlamp and still see where you’re going.

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