Appalachian Trail - Cow Rock

October 21, 2003

HIKERS - John Bellamy,   Jack Jacobi,   Wayne Miller,   Leigh Ann Miller,  Bob Presley, Gerald Shedd, and Bill Taylor.

TRAIL INFO. - Our hike on the Appalachian Trail today began at Tesnatee Gap. On Hwy 348 North of Helen, GA. We hiked to Cow Rock and beyond towards Neel's Gap. Hiking distance 8+ miles.

Another beautiful hiking day! Partly cloudy 55-68 degrees F. Great views in the Cow Rock area!  

Wildflowers viewed -  Closed Gentian, White Snakeroot, Wood Asters, Phlox, Heal-All, Lady's Thumb.

Fauna identified -   Pileated Woodpecker, Carolina Wren, Junco.


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The sign near our parking lot.
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The early morning mountain views were nice.
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A short break to take in the scenery!
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Another early morning view!
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Looking back down on the "Richard Russell Highway" GA 348.
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A view from Cow Rock!
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Yet another nice view!
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The OFHC gang near Cow Rock Mountain. Front (l-r) Wayne Miller, John Bellamy, Leigh Ann Miller, Bill Taylor, Bob Presley, Jack Jacobi, and Gerald Shedd.

For a January comparison of Cow Rock click HERE


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