April 29, 2021

Episode #268 - Lisa and Gordon Simmons (The Hostel Around the Bend)

Episode #268 - Lisa and Gordon Simmons (The Hostel Around the Bend)

The new hostel at Dick's Creek Gap

Lisa and Gordon Simmons are the proud owners of Hostel Around the Bend in Hiawassee, Georgia. The hostel is just half a mile from Dick's Creek Gap (AT Mile 69.2) and this is their first season fully open.

We discuss the experience of running a hostel, how the year has gone for them, and even share some advice for hikers. If you'd like to stay at Hostel Around the Bend or get in touch with them, their information is below:


7675 Hwy 76 E
Hiawassee, GA 30546

Phone: (706) 389-9668

Email: stay@hostelaroundthebend.com

Katie, or Phoenix, has been having a tough few weeks and has come to a decision that changes her AT plans. That said, as always, she looks on the bright side.

If you'd like to support the Virtual Walk, 10,000 Steps for 10,000 Families, click on the link below to walk virtually with Steve, in Mighty Blue's Tramily. Thanks for all the support.


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