Most of Georganna Seamon’s customers don’t arrive by car.
Hiking boot is the preferred method of travel as they follow a trail of white blazes that leads
directly through Mountain Crossings at Walasi-yi.
“We’re the only building that the Appalachian Trail passes through,” said Seamon. “They literally have to go through our building.”
That’s pretty good for business at the peaceful out-of-the-way outfitter that sits near the top of Blood Mountain and a few feet over the Lumpkin-Union County line.
“A few thousand people are forced to go here,” she added with a laugh. “So we have that going for
Seamon and her business partner and husband Logan were once those
They passed through in 2009, a few days into their successful
2,000-mile thru-hike to Mount Katahdin. And though she’s always liked the
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