Saturday, February 28, 2015, at one of the most beautiful spots on the Appalachian Trail, you'll meet some of the nicest people, hear some of the greatest music, have a chance to win some fantastic prizes and have a great day ... at Mountain Crossings' Thru-Hiker Kickoff Party!
Mountain Crossings invites you up for a day of family fun. Including gear raffles, live music, good food, gear demonstrations, book signings, and so much more. For the kids we will be providing face painting, hair wraps, and s'mores (ok the adults can participate too!).
The raffle prizes are really starting to stack up for our big event! A sleeping pad from Big Agnes, a day pack from Granite Gear, 12 dry wick tees from American Backcountry, a night for two at the Len Foote Hike Inn, a gift certificate for a pair of Salewa, a gift certificate for Cushe Canada, Sawyer Products water filters, blister free socks from WRIGHTSOCK, and some goods from Ruffwear Performance Dog Gear, more donations from Mountain Hardwear and many others are on the way.
To buy your ticket please send cash or check made to BUCCC for ten dollars a ticket to Mountain Crossings at 12471 Gainesville Hwy Blairsville GA 30512.
Please include your name and phone number. or simply stop by the shop and get one today. You do not have to be present to win! 100% proceeds go to a project illustrating the history of the AT and the CCC in Union County!
The Thru Hiker Kick Off wouldn't be complete without some live music to get down and boogie to, which is why we are happy to announce our musical guest for the day - Raven and Red!!!
Come let loose with the Mountain Crossings staff and all of our friends Feb 28th!!
We look forward to seeing everyone!!
Tags: Events, Appalachian Trail, News, Appalachian Trail Festival, Entertainment, Robert Sutherland Travel Writer, and Festivals
Georganna and Logan Seamon have breathed new life into Mountain Crossings, one of America's best outfitters, at Neel Gap (below Blood Mountain) in Georgia.
You can hike the entire Appalachian Trail through the wilderness or you can drive from town to town partying at fun Appalachian Trail events. Choose wisely.
Published Feb 17, 2014.
Published Aug 16, 2014.
Visit Mountain Crossings for the Thru-Hiker Season Kick-Off Party -- a day of reveling in the mountains and celebrating the Appalachian Trail!
Come celebrate the Appalachian Trail's Flip-Flop Kickoff Weekend in Harpers Ferry, WV. Kiss mountain sailors goodbye before they sail the hills to Katahdin.
Meet some of the world's most adventurous hikers at the annual Thru Hiker Kick Off Party at Mountain Crossings Outfitters in North Georgia.
The annual Holiday Open House Party at Appalachian Trail Conservancy's headquarters in Harpers Ferry, WV, melds the old with the new for a memorable time.
Appalachian Trail events take place from early March until September from Georgia to Maine. It's the best way to see the Trail without getting blisters.