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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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4th of July in Blue Ridge – You Better Get Moving!

There is always plenty to do in and around Blue Ridge, GA for the 4th of July holiday, parades, fireworks, adventure on the water and so much more!  But you better get moving with your plans if you are looking … Continue reading

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Experience Spring in the Mountains- You’ll Have a Gem Good Time!

Once again Mother Nature has waved her magic wand ….sprinkling a blanket of snow across the North Georgia Mountains. Schools were cancelled today as the children danced the Harlem Shake. The Weather Channel reports more snow is on the way, … Continue reading

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