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My Next Backpacking Trip Is........

...the approach trail to the southern terminus of the Appalachian Trail. The approach trail starts at Amicalola State Park in Georgia. We plan to sleep at the AT shelter AT Shelter at the base of the approach trail then hike up to Springer mountain passing Amicalola Falls. Amicalola Falls From there we will hook into Benton MacKaye Trail Benton MacKaye Trail and hike a loop that will reenter the AT, then loop back to the start. At this point the t

Pine Mountain Trail, Georgia

We went backpacking on the 20 plus mile Pine Mountain Trail located in Georgia earlier this year. The trail is a great three day trip with very easy access for drop-off and pick-up staging. The trail was very rocky with most of us suffering from hurting feet. For the written report with photos, check out JaxTal Adventure Club's trip report at this  link. Read and post comments | Send to a friend

Providence Canyon State Park, GA - Backpacking trip

I made a video of my backpacking trip to Providence Canyon State Park located in Georgia. This was earlier in 2009 before the spring foliage. I made this with my Flip Ultra Camcorder. This is not the newer HD version and as you can see it doesn't have stabilization technology. For the money and size it does a pretty good job though. I just have to remember not to move around too much and pan slow. Providence Canyon State Park, GA Read and post comments | Send to a friend