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Late Summer and Fall in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North GA

Now that it is August, summer is starting to wind down here in the Blue Ridge Mountains.  Summer is a great time for outdoor adventure, especially anything to do with the water.  Tubing, swimming, whitewater rafting, canoeing and kayaking, fishing. … Continue reading

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Hiking Alone In The Blue Ridge Mountains

Should I be out here by myself? I was hiking with an acquaintance this winter on one of the many hiking trails near Blue Ridge, GA and they asked me, “Should I hike alone up here?  Is it safe?”  I … Continue reading

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Don’t do as I do. . . Appalachian Trail Hike MLK Weekend

Once we get everyone settled into their cabins, we go out for a little adventure ourselves.  Over MLK Weekend, we decided to do an overnight hike, camping on top of Springer Mountain, the Southern Terminus of the Appalachian Trail.  Right … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve on the Appalachian Trail

My daughter and her husband came to spend Christmas with us in Blue Ridge, GA.  I foolishly asked them if there was anything special they wanted to do while they were here.  They replied, “Go hiking and camping on the … Continue reading

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Time to Go Fishing

~ You grab a line I’ll grab a pole We’ll go fishing in the craw-fish hole -Little Big Town

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Hiking Trails Near Blue Ridge North Georgia

My “Walk on the wild side” meaning’s different. When I walk on the wild side, I’m talking about hiking the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Georgia. Continue reading

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Secluded and private cabins in Blue Ridge, Georgia

If you are looking for a quiet getaway, without all of the glamor and crowds, then one of these vacation rentals may be just what you need. Continue reading

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Getting Sick on the Appalachian Trail?

I finished my comments yesterday about the southern end of the Appalachian Trail, with the discovery of a hiker laying on the road Continue reading

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Strap on your boots, you are hiking on hallowed ground! AT!

To some people, where I went would be on holy ground. I was at the Southern Terminus of The Appalachian Trail, Springer Mountain. Continue reading

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Rent a Cabin and Play For Free!

I was talking with a friend the other day, and she said, “All they have to do is rent a cabin and almost everything else is free.” Continue reading

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