Hiking buddies stop to adjust their clothing layers.
The first uphill climb warmed us all up.
Before long, ivory snow flakes covered the ground.
Bob Layson, one of our trip leaders
Ten new trail buddies (left to right)
Keith Collier, Mark Rottmann, Pam Freeman, Laurie Searle, Tina Blackney, Jane Berry, Deb Pate, David Bark,
Bob Layson, Bill Dunford
Rime ice formed when water droplets in clouds or fog freeze to the trees.
More rime ice.
Like a winter wonderland
The white was really pretty against the bright blue sky
After we left Springer Mountain, we saw some ice along the trail.
Mark, Keith and Deb
Tina and Bill
Bob, Pam and Deb
David and Tina
Springer Mountain Georgia
Deb Pate and Pam Freeman
Laurie's size 9 next to the AT plaque
Georgia Appalachian Trail Club plaque on top of Springer Mountain
Blue Sky on top of Springer Mountain Georgia