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Hiking the Benton Mackaye Trail A Guide to the Benton MacKaye Trail from Georgia"s Springer Mountain to Tennessee"s Ocoee River by Tim Homan

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Written in English


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Number of Pages272
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Open LibraryOL8636086M
ISBN 101561453110
ISBN 109781561453115

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A detailed, illustrated guidebook for novice and experienced hikers to hiking the scenic, primitive trail that runs along the western ridges of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Veteran hiker and nature writer Tim Homan guides fellow hikers and backpackers along the scenic, primitive Benton MacKaye Trail, currently a ninety-mile trail that extends from Hiking the Benton MacKaye Trail: a guide to the Benton MacKaye Trail from Georgia's Springer Mountain to Tennessee's Ocoee River. [Tim Homan] Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Tim Homan. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Create an extensive hike plan easily configurable to your hiking style. Distances, days, resupply, access points, etc. Gear Builder Create your own fully customizable gear list with weight, pricing and divisable by section. Benton MacKaye Trail Data Book Section , Mile to Topographic Maps:   Benton MacKaye Trail Thru Hikers Guide JerelynPress $12 95 0 0 4 By Ernest B. Engman aka SGT Rock Benton MacKaye Trail Tipi Walter at "The Quarry" Thru-Hikers' Guide Edition Approved for use by:

This is not a joke - experienced hikers whohave thousands of miles on various trails have gotten off track on the hike the Benton MacKaye Trail, the following maps should be used:Mile points Map Name Title Additional Resources - Springer & Cohutta Mountains \"Hiking The Benton MacKaye Trails Illustrated Trail\" by Tim Homan map   These questions and others led me to the feeling that I wasn't hiking the hike intended by Benton MacKaye when he first envisioned a long trail up the east coast. In , MacKaye, a land-use planner, dreamed of a wilderness trail that would provide disillusioned city-dwellers with a little rejuvenation. For the most part, the AT ?article=&context=mes_capstones.   Benton MacKaye Trail Backpacking Trip - FULL October , The Benton MacKaye Trail is a sister trail to the Appalachian Trail, running miles from Springer Mountain, Georgia to Big Creek in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The northernmost 93 miles of the trail lie within the Smokies, making it the longest trail in the :// Formed in , the nonprofit Benton MacKaye Trail Association (BMTA) was tasked with constructing, maintaining and preserving the Benton MacKaye Trail (BMT) – to leave “a footpath for generations to follow”. The BMTA has grown to over members – all of whom are outdoor enthusiasts who hike, backpack and maintain the ://

Route: Benton MacKaye Trail south to Appalachian Trail Type: Straight Forward Distance: miles Difficulty: Strenuous Conditions: SNOWY! Impressions: This was the hardest trip that i've ever done not because of the distance or terrain, but because of the weather there was so much snow! i hiked from Davenport Gap (the northern part of the Smokies) south on the BMT to Blue Ridge, GA, where Overview of the Benton MacKaye Trail Named for Benton MacKaye, the Massachusetts forester/regional planner who proposed the Appalachian Trail, this trail features remarkable changes in terrain and too many modern the Appalachian Trail follows the eastern crest of the Appalachian Mountains, the Benton MacKaye Trail (BMT) mostly follows the western   The Southeastern Serpentine Trail (SST) is a mile ( km) trek through the southern part of the Appalachian mountains. It passes through four states and consists of a combination of the Foothills, Bartram and Benton Mackaye trails, along with the Smokies section of Read More 2 days ago  The Benton MacKaye Trail (BMT), named for the man who originally proposed the idea for the Appalachian Trail, is an approximately mile trail in Georgia, North Carolina, and Tennessee. It shares the southern terminus of the AT, crosses it several times, and ends in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, near the Appalachian Trail, making