Lucie Meets the AT

22 Mar

Day 0
– Dad, puppy Velcro, me, and our stuff took the overnight train to Georgia.


Day 1
– Arrived in Atlanta.
– Rented car, went to Starbucks, made last minute REI stop, and drove 2 hours to our hotel in north Georgia.
– Navigated way to trailhead; involved 1 1/2 hours of unmarked gravel United States Forest Service roads and 3 roadside pee stops.


– All 3 of us hiked 1 mile to the top of Springer Mountain – the southern terminus of the AT.






Day 2 (Today)
– Hiking starts in earnest, and the trail mix hits the fan. Seriously. Some stuff goes down, and I completely lose my sh*t – literally and figuratively. Stay tuned for the next post.

3 Responses to “Lucie Meets the AT”

  1. MJurasiusATwandering2013 March 23, 2013 at 11:15 am #

    Awesome documentary for the start! I see you started on a beautiful sunny day! Hope you enjoyed the sun while it lasted:-). I will be at the top of Springer Mt the morning of April 14. Happy Trails to You!

  2. evan1026 March 24, 2013 at 5:11 am #

    Enjoy your journey and sorry we couldn’t meet in SEA. In Vietnam at the mo, going out to buy motorbikes this afternoon to follow the HCM Trail north to Hanoi.

    • Lucie March 24, 2013 at 8:23 am #


      Small world; we’ll meet one of these days. Jealous of the HCM Trail. Be safe and wear a freaking helmet 😉 !


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