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.
The sign near our parking lot.
The early morning mountain views were nice.
A short break to take in the scenery!
Another early morning view!
Looking back down on the "Richard Russell Highway" GA 348.
A view from Cow Rock!
Yet another nice view!
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