The Scenes Jounery Along the Appalachian Trail

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The scenes journey along the Appalachian Trail captures the true magnificence and greatness of the eastern U.S. of wilderness. Starting in the Deep South at the foothills of the smoky mountains, this journey overwhelms one with southern beauty while also making one experience the South’s legendary simplicity and retreat from the urban gridlock of modern society. The Appalachian Trail’s scenery attracts many people from all over the world to witness it for them. Causing many people to come with their families and possibly volunteer. The Appalachian Trail is a great and safe place to hike because of all the safety tips provided by the workers, the clear mountain tops, caution signs, and the fact that there is more than 250 backcountry shelters located along the trail. The employees generously try to help make everyone’s hike one to remember by offering assistance whenever needed but, even though the employees try to keep a look out for all the hikers, there are no guarantees for one hundred percent safety. “Although the Appalachian Trail is safer than most places, it is not immune to criminal behavior-including crimes of violence. Acts of kindness and "trail magic" are so common on the Appalachian Trail” (Appalachian National Scenic Trail). The most commonly known place for criminal violence is near the roads and sometimes but rarely near the shelters. Everyone should know the risk they are taking with taking a hike in the wilderness. It may be easy for one’s

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