AT – GA Day 1 Springer Mountain May 31, 2013

Hiked 0.9 miles to Springer Mountain, Tenting


Today started with a buffet breakfast at the Quality Inn (Hillsville, VA)! Took me another 5 hours to get to Buford, Georgia. Jules and Dennice picked me up and after getting lunch at Subway we headed to Springer Mountain. I was so excited to put on my pack after meeting Fran, Donna, and Debbie! The walk up to the Springer summit and the beginning of the Appalachian trail was a quick and easy 0.9 miles. Beautiful views!

Two southbounders, Frogman 1and Frogman 1.1, completed their through hike while we were at the summit! Frogman 1 said he was in shock!!


We came down from the summit, set up our tents and ate dinner. I had half of a sub left from lunch. Tomorrow morning I will have to cook! There are a lot of people at the shelter tonight (it’s Friday…go figure). They had a nice fire going and all were drinking…they seem alright though. I am pretty tired from all the driving so I am in my bag ready to sleep! Nice and breezy tonight! Suppose to be rainy on Sunday.

About BoobOnARock

Hiking, the woods, books, my son, my cats and dogs, math, hanging with my sweetie and making fires. what else is there? oh yeah, falling in the woods every once in a is a talent of mine.

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