Wordless Wednesday: The Journey Begins

At the start of the approach trail to the Appalachian Trail

At the start of the approach trail to the Appalachian Trail

Amicalola Falls

Amicalola Falls

At the summit of Springer with Wiffle Chicken, who'd kept me company on the approach trail

At the summit of Springer with Wiffle Chicken, who’d kept me company on the approach trail

Sunset from my tent near the Springer Mountain Shelter

Sunset from my tent near the Springer Mountain Shelter

2 Replies to “Wordless Wednesday: The Journey Begins”

  1. […] Every once in a while, I’ll be talking to someone about the trail and I’ll be asked if thru-hikers need to carry all the food they’ll need from Georgia.  Assuming each day’s food weighs 1.5 pounds, which is a conservative estimate, that would mean that hikers would each carry some 250+ pounds of food when they climbed up Amicalola Falls. […]

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  2. […] shared some photos from the southern terminus of the trail before — and I’ve written about my voyage to the trail in 2011 — but I thought […]

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