Neel’s Gap and Mountain Crossings Store – Georgia AT 10/23/16

 

Sunday, October 23, 2016

 

Hike: Neel’s Gap (Neel Gap?) – Southern AT – near Dahlonega, GA

Weather: cool, sunny, mid 60s

Hikers: Ian, Court, Isaac, MB, Baby Grace

Length: 1 mile

 

The main highlight here was actually the Mountain Crossings Store which is where a lot of thru-hikers re-supply as well as drop gear they’ve realized they don’t need  once they’ve been on the trail for a couple days.  We bought several pieces of gear and AT paraphernalia and I could have stayed in that store all day.

After the store we hiked just a bit up the AT heading northbound and then needed to get back because Isaac and MB’s new baby Grace was ready for nap.  She went on her first official hike though!  Not bad to start on the AT.  Got some pretty pics even on a short hike.

 

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Blood Mountain is a few miles south on the AT – we went the other way

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Note all the hiking boots hanging from the ceiling that hikers have thrown out due to not fitting or being too heavy

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The trail goes through the building

The trail goes through the building

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Green dot is the store

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