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Baxter State Park Needs Federal Funding, And Soon!

There are four times the number of Appalachian Trail thru-hikers hiking and camping in Baxter State Park than there were 20 years ago – when I did my hike.  According to Jensen Bissell, Director of Baxter State Park, this is straining resources. “From the perspective of Baxter Park, we are concerned that the use of Baxter Park […]

Coosa Bald – You Call This A Bald?

Coosa Bald (4,271 feet) is one of the ten highest peaks in Georgia and it is accessible via the Duncan Ridge Trail which starts near Vogel State Park. The summit hardly qualifies as a bald these days and Mother Nature has mostly taken back this once open area. So if you want some views – […]

Episode 12: The Volunteer Experience

In Episode 12 of the N2Backpacking podcast series, I speak with Amy (aka Mrs. Weasel) in a Banner Elk interview about her experiences on the trail. These include volunteering, hiking, and even camping solo in the backcountry along the Appalachian, Benton MacKaye, and Pine Mountain Trails in Georgia, North Carolina, and Virginia. In the podcast, […]

Episode 11: A Woman’s Take On The Trail

In Episode 11 of the N2Backpacking podcast series, Katie (aka Wild Turkey) talks about her ventures in to the wilderness – hiking and backpacking with both friends and family in the Southeast. Topics include the weather and its impact on the experience, the gear you need for the Trail, and hiking with infants and young […]

Episode 3: Ease In To Backpacking

In Episode 3 of the N2Backpacking.com podcast series, I speak with Steve (aka White Lightening) about how he migrated from camping in his youth, to hiking with kids in his 30’s, and eventually wilderness backpacking as he reached his 40’s. In this podcast, Steve talks about how he eased in to the sport with an […]

Taking The High Road

It’s a race back to the visitor’s center at Carter Lake. Will & and I take the high road, and Maddie & Ashley take the low road (or more specifically the Big Acorn Trail). The Brady’s did the same, but the road was definitely faster!!!

Protected: Day Hiking The Big Acorn Nature Trail At Carters Lake

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