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Our nero out of the Top of Georgia Hostel worked out pretty well, letting us be some of the first to Plumorchard Gap Shelter and giving us plenty of time to rest and hang out. Around sunset it started raining and it continued into the night, raining pretty hard at times. I was comfortable in the shelter on a new inflatable pad I had bought at the …
... difficult the last time I was here. It appeared that another tree had fallen and it was now near impossible to get through the mess of branches and logs. Instead, we climbed onto some rocks before the trees and were able to climb under them from river level. Now, we could see Big Falls. This certainly was a day for massive waterfalls. I ate the rest of my Subway and then we waded across the river and climbed onto the big ...
... br> Kaitlin made friends with a family who
had a girl either side of her in age so they swam together. We were
going to get together round the fire pit but it rained so they
watched a movie in the club house instead. Had a good chat to the dad
about travel and life. He had a tramping friend who had been to New
Zealand earlier this year and told them they had to go visit NZ at
some stage. Well, of course, everyone should!
... creek. Then we headed up to the Joyce Kilmer Memorial at the point where the two loops meet. We then finished up the loop back at Little Santeetlah Creek and got on Naked Ground Trail (#55) to head into the wilderness. This scenic trail follows Little Santeetlah Creek upstream. The creek is rocky and there were nice cascades along almost the entire thing. In a short ways, we saw a cute little toad along the trail. A ...
... the clouds closing in and when we left we all dressed for the worse but as we descended we had to stop to strip off as the sun had come back out, it wasn't long though before we hit the edge of the storm and had to put them on again. We were just on the edge of the storm most of the way back so it was not to bad. All ...
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