Trail Town Spotlight: Dahlonega, GA

Trail Town Spotlight: Dahlonega, GA

Even though thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail is about seeing beautiful nature scenes, overcoming obstacles and testing yourself, it’s also about traveling to new places. Scattered along the trail, there are little mountain hamlets that are famous among thru-hikers as...
The Trials of the Trail

The Trials of the Trail

One night I was in a bar, playing darts. I was a few drinks in and a friend of mine said “I’ll give you three chances to throw a bullseye. If you get a bullseye, I’ll buy all your drinks in 2018. If you don’t make it…” He paused as he thought of a fitting punishment....