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Week 1: Days 5-8

Day 5

With spirits renewed and slack packs slung, we hopped into our shuttle and returned to Woody’s Gap to pick up the trail where we left it yesterday. Blood Mountain is the largest climb we’ve had so far, and it is the highest point in the AT in Georgia at 4,457 feet, an incline of 1,261 from Woody’s Gap. The climb itself was very nice. We had a gentle snow and a light breeze, but overall it was a clear blue sky day, which led to some beautiful scenery.

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