Blood Mountain Climber's Log

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wildfam

wildfam - May 30, 2018 5:28 pm Date Climbed: May 23, 2018

Fantastic View  Sucess!

Day 4 of our AT hike - breakfast on the summit with sunshine above and low clouds blowing through. A wonderful view, not to be missed.

tehbea5t

tehbea5t - May 27, 2018 11:51 am Date Climbed: Feb 4, 2017

BM  Sucess!

This is a quick and great Georgian hike.

PhenomenalWoman

PhenomenalWoman - May 22, 2018 7:21 pm Date Climbed: May 20, 2018

Hot and humid  Sucess!

Georgia humidity rivals Indiana for sure! Hot and sweaty ascent, mostly had the trail to myself. Met some pretty cool through hikers at the top and chatted for a bit. A beautiful day!

mlandau3

mlandau3 - Nov 21, 2015 8:50 pm Date Climbed: Nov 21, 2015

Not A Clear Autumn Day  Sucess!

Cloudy with a few sprinkles of rain on top. A nice route from Neel's Gap, tho. I imagine the bare rock gives great views when it's not so cloudy. Will have to do this one again.

SummitWolvesYNP

SummitWolvesYNP - Jun 10, 2012 4:24 pm

fav hike in GA  Sucess!

nice stuff.

Ibswoha

Ibswoha - Apr 15, 2012 8:36 am Date Climbed: Nov 11, 2011

Georgia AT  Sucess!

Beautiful night atop Blood Mountain. There was a small rave party going on during my hike up there. Somewhat surreal.

NJTripper

NJTripper - Dec 5, 2010 5:34 pm Date Climbed: Nov 9, 2009

Along the AT  Sucess!

Awesome views to finish an AT trek from Springer...

GAflatlander - Aug 22, 2010 4:14 pm

Favorite Training Hike  Sucess!

This is my favorite hike in North GA. Always meeting great folks here...

Sarah Simon

Sarah Simon - May 9, 2010 10:50 am Date Climbed: May 6, 2010

AT SoBo section hike from Neels Gap  Sucess!

So, I'll save the story another time and place as to how we ended up SoBo at this point... We enjoyed the hike up from Neels Gap. The day was clear and the humidity low for this part of the country. The views from the top were astounding.

nextyearranier

nextyearranier - Dec 17, 2009 2:25 pm Date Climbed: Oct 10, 2009

From Neels Gap  Sucess!

Fog and rain kept the view from being spectacular but it was still a fun morning hike.

JohnnyCO

JohnnyCO - Oct 6, 2009 7:39 am Date Climbed: Aug 31, 2009

First  Sucess!

First climb in GA, first hike in GA, first time exploring in N.GA! Great hike with so much to see. Did it as an afternoon hike,using Vogel S.P. as base camp. Very rainy couple days, as it added to the experience. Nice destination hike with the option of a day loop. Enjoyed by all.

montanachris

montanachris - Dec 23, 2008 8:49 am Date Climbed: Dec 22, 2008

Bitter cold and beautiful  Sucess!

Hiked to the summit via Bryon Reece trail on the coldest day so far this year! The air was remarkably clean and crisp. Very cold strong headwind hiking toward the north on the switchbacks. Easily one of the best mountain hikes in GA.

Turbo

Turbo - Oct 24, 2008 9:11 am Date Climbed: Oct 16, 2008

AT SoBo  Sucess!

Southbound thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail.

irennie

irennie - Aug 20, 2008 4:59 pm Date Climbed: Jul 14, 2005

Thunderstorms  Sucess!

Fun hike but much tougher than I expected. Dont remember what trail we took but it was about 8 miles to the shelter. Very hot, and then very thunderstormy and scary. But a real fun hike. We were too tired too hike the 8 miles back to the car the next day so we hiked down to the store and someone was nice enough to drive us to our car for $20. Fun adventure.

LilBird

LilBird - May 10, 2008 9:30 pm Date Climbed: Jun 3, 2003

Ahh, honeymoon hiking  Sucess!

This was the first mountain that I'd ever climbed/hiked. Contrary to what my hubby believes I wasn't stressed out, I was hungry, thirsty, and getting tired. Other than that the hike wasn't that bad. It was quite hot even though it was getting on in the afternoon and it was quite nice at the top.

TBFredericks

TBFredericks - Mar 17, 2008 11:26 pm Date Climbed: Mar 10, 2008

Ascent of Both Faces, One Day  Sucess!

Soloed up from Walasi-Yi, then down the other end to climb Slaughter Mountain, and back up on my way out. By the way, I parked at the store, completely missing the fact that hikers aren't supposed to park there, but got away with it.

rfolkenberg

rfolkenberg - Jan 6, 2008 8:33 pm Date Climbed: Sep 20, 2006

Thunderstorm Hike

Went up and partway ran into a terrible thunderstorm. Lightning and thunder, terrible rain, and I had a video camera! Should be interesting footage. Stuff was so soaked when we got to the top we just went on down.

johnmnichols

johnmnichols - Dec 31, 2007 6:29 pm Date Climbed: Oct 25, 2004

Cool summit  Sucess!

The summit can also be attained via the AT from Wolfpen Gap (3300 ft) along GA 180. It's a slightly longer, but less rocky/steep approach than the one from the US 19 side at Neels Gap. For even more vertical, summit from Vogel State Park (2270 ft) as part of the Coosa Backcountry Loop.

TiogaBradford

TiogaBradford - Dec 16, 2007 2:58 pm Date Climbed: Dec 15, 2007

We Heard It Is a Nice View  Sucess!

Climbed up via the Byron Reese trail. It was a cloudy, overcast day with a front moving in, and by the time we got to the top, it began raining. There was no view whatsoever from the top, though we talked to others who said it's wondeful. We got thoroughly soaked on the way down, but still had a great time!

eric-griz

eric-griz - Nov 26, 2007 9:26 pm Date Climbed: Apr 2, 2000

Rain  Sucess!

Day three of my 2000 northbound Appalachian Trail thru-hike.

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