Benton Mackaye Trail Section Hike – Springer Mountain To The Toccoa River

Wayne, Pam, and I have lately been talking about section hiking the Benton Mackaye Trail (BMT). The BMT runs for about 300 miles from Springer Mountain in Georgia to Davenport Gap in the northernmost part of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The middle of the BMT crosses the Appalachian Trail near Fontana. If you were… Read More Benton Mackaye Trail Section Hike – Springer Mountain To The Toccoa River

Backpacking On The Appalachian Trail From Springer Mountain To Unicoi Gap

  My wife and I left our home in upstate South Carolina early on Sunday morning and drove towards Springer Mountain in Georgia. My intentions were to do a solo multi-day backpacking trip along the Appalachian Trail from it’s southern terminus at Springer Mountain to Tray Gap, about 56 miles away. I’ve been section hiking… Read More Backpacking On The Appalachian Trail From Springer Mountain To Unicoi Gap