The Appalachian Trail is a major hiking trail on the East Coast; it stretches all the way from Maine to Georgia. It is like the Pacific Crest trail in the West. The first time I got my feet on the AT was when Erin, Matt, Terran & I hiked up Blood Mountain one lovely Saturday afternoon.
Blood Mountain is the highest peak on the AT in Georgia so the views of the surrounding mountains were spectacular. The name Blood Mountain comes from a battle the Creek and Cherokee fought in the 17th century. The battle was specifically fought on the mountain near “Slaughter Gap.” Gotta love these names… jeeez.
This is us at the summit: