FKT: Keilynn Alicea - Yonah Mountain (GA) - 2023-09-24

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This submission is part of the Atlantic States Seaboard Tour where I attempted an FKT route in each state, on back-to-back days. There are 14 contiguous states that follow the Atlantic Coast Shoreline: Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida.

A full trip report will be posted on within one week.

On 9/24/23 I arrived at Yonah Mountain after driving 13 hours from Everglades National Park. I started at 3:59 pm with many hikers on this trail. The trail is beautiful and reminds me of a popular route I frequent at home. What a beautiful area.

Day 1 September 23, 2023 Florida: Shark Valley Everglades National Park Loop

Day 2 September 24, 2023 Georgia: Yonah Mountain, Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest

Day 3 September 25, 2023 South Carolina: Arthur Ravenel Bridge

Day 4 September 26, 2023 North Carolina: Looking Glass Rock Trail Ascent, Pigsah National Forest * to the summit

Day 5: September 27, 2023 Virginia: Big Schloss, George Washington National Forest

Day 6 September 28, 2023 Maryland: Capitol Crescent Trail

Day 7 September 29, 2023 Delaware: First State National Park

Day 8: New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts: Tri-State Tri-Mountain Loop *stormed off mountain, dnf

Day 9: October 1, 2023 Rhode Island: Cliff Walk

Day 10 October 2, 2023 Maine: Cadillac Mountain Ascent, Acadia National Park

Day 10 October 2, 2023 New Hampshire: Peter Trail, White Mountain National Forest *pending route

Day 11 October 3, 2023 New Jersey: Sandy Hook, Gateway National Recreation Area * new route established