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Last updated 2/19/2020 at 5:02pm

Driker begins the AT Approach Trail at the arch behind the Amicalola Falls State Park welcome center in Georgia. (Courtesy photos)

Dunn's Rock Hiker Hits The Appalachian Trail

A Dunn's Rock hiker, using the trail name Driker, started his almost 2,200-mile Appalachian Trail hike on Sunday at Amicalola Falls State Park, near Dahlonega, Ga.

In preparation for this adventure, Driker has read a mountain of AT memoirs and how-to books. His favorites have been narratives written by hikers in his age bracket, who attempted the trail in their 50s. He's also enjoyed listing to podcasts like "Mighty Blue on the Appalachian Trail," hosted by a two-time thru-hiker in his 60s, featuring interviews with interesting hikers.

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