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Hiking the Pine Mountain Trail in Cartersville, GA

The Pine Mountain Trail is one of my favorite local trails. It has the kind of beautiful scenery that you would expect to have to drive further north to find. It has all of what I consider the Big 3 of a great hike- waterfalls, a view, and interesting terrain. (Granted, the waterfalls are tiny,… Continue reading Hiking the Pine Mountain Trail in Cartersville, GA

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Hiking Springer Mountain on the Appalachian Trail

I grew up in North Carolina and even though the Appalachian Trail runs through my state, I had never heard of it until college when a friend of mine hiked the whole thing with her dad. The entire trail runs from Georgia to Maine and is 2,181 miles long. When I moved to Georgia, I… Continue reading Hiking Springer Mountain on the Appalachian Trail

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Hiking the Spring Creek Trail in Cuchara, Colorado

The Spring Creek Trail is a moderate trail that winds up a slope and eventually connects with 2 other trails, the Baker Creek Trail and Indian Creek Trail. From this one trailhead, you can access miles upon miles of beautiful trails with grand views of the Cuchara Valley and its surrounding peaks. My partner for… Continue reading Hiking the Spring Creek Trail in Cuchara, Colorado