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Michael and Cindy’s First Visit to Blue Ridge, July 2014

Day 1,  Jack Bear’s Cabin in the Woods Arrived at Jack Bear Cabin in Blue Ridge, Georgia and was very impressed with the accommodations! This cabin has plenty of space inside & out – love the decks with grill, hot tub, fireplace … Continue reading

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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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How I Wreaked Havoc On The Grand Canyon Ecosystem

When we hiked in the Grand Canyon a few weeks ago, I practiced “Leave No Trace” to the best of my ability.  Even so, I may have permanently disrupted the ecosystem in the canyon. Things That I Know That I … Continue reading

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Our Grand Canyon Hike

“Just a walk in the park,”  was the reply we got when we asked a runner how he was doing on his run from the South Rim to the North Rim of the Grand Canyon.  We instantly adopted this as … 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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Christmas Shopping From Your Blue Ridge Cabin | December Special

Well are you ready for it?  I went into a local store on November 1st, and the Christmas music was blasting and the decorations were everywhere.  By the time Christmas gets here, the workers will really hate listening to the … Continue reading

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Caution: Blue Ridge Mountains Health Advisory!

Notice: Discovery and adventure in the Blue Ridge Mountains can affect your health. Widespread reports of the following conditions have been reported in the North Georgia area

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Hike to Raven Cliff Falls while in North Georgia

If you are staying in Blue Ridge, Blairsville, or the surrounding north Georgia mountains, take time to hike the Raven Cliff Falls Trail during your stay.  There are plenty of waterfalls and rapids to view

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