Username: BirdShooter (Email)
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I am a: Backpacker - I prefer backpacking over hiking.
I go hiking: Several times a month
I usually go on hikes that are: Moderate to Difficult
Birthplace: Zanesville, Ohio
Country: United States
Biography: Thru-Hiker, Backpacker, Author (Best Hikes With Dogs Georgia & South Carolina) and frequent visitor to the backcountry - especially in the Southeastern U.S.
My Best Hike: Glacier National Park, Montana - July 1998.
Best Hike Description: "Great scenery, great campsites, and lots of wildlife."
My Worst Hike: Tusquitee Bald, North Carolina - June 1999.
Worst Hike Description: "It's a jungle out there. The lack of trail maintenance and June heat/humidity made it a brutal hike."
A Memorable Trail Moment: Denali National Park, Alaska - July 1995. "Walking into the side of a moose in dense bush in Denali."
Dumbest Trail Move: "Taking a harmonica on the Trail. You better play it well or you risk losing a few friends around the campfire."
Trails That I Want To Hike: West Coast Trail, John Muir Trail, International Appalachian Trail, Pacific Crest Trail, Long Trail
|Hog Pen Campsite||United States||Georgia||Difficult||3.00 miles|
|Rocky Mountain||United States||Georgia||Difficult||2.80 miles|
|Rainbow Lakes||United States||Colorado||Moderate to Difficult||2.90 miles|
|Pig Pen Branch #2||United States||South Carolina||Moderate||2.20 miles|
|Colorado Trail - South Platte River||United States||Colorado||Difficult||5.20 miles|
|Bethel Creek||United States||Georgia||Moderate to Difficult||2.20 miles|
|Ferry Bluffs||United States||Wisconsin||Moderate||.90 miles|
|Pioneer Trail||United States||Tennessee||Moderate||2.00 miles|
|Devil's Thumb Ranch||United States||Colorado||Moderate||4.70 miles|
|Backcountry Loop||United States||Georgia||Easy||2.00 miles|
BirdShooter's Trip Reports
|Chattahoochee River - Gold Branch||United States||Georgia||02/20/2017||1 hour|
|Angel Falls||United States||Georgia||06/20/2015||1 hour|
|Bly Gap||United States||Georgia||01/31/2015||1 day|
|Whitetail Trail||United States||Georgia||10/05/2013||1 hour|
|Sugarloaf Mountain||United States||Maine||07/06/2013||4 hours|
|Coosa Bald (via Wildcat Gap)||United States||Georgia||04/20/2013||2 days|
|Chattahoochee Nature Center - River Boardwalk Trail||United States||Georgia||11/03/2012||1 hour|
|White Mountain National Forest - Gentian Pond||United States||New Hampshire||11/08/2008||2 days|
|Sweetwater Creek State Park - Red/Blue Loop||United States||Georgia||06/01/2008||2 hours|
|Great Smoky Mountain National Park - Charlies Bunion||United States||North Carolina||02/24/2008||2 days|