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No Dogs (or Cat) Left Behind

For most hikers, getting to the Appalachian Trail from wherever they live presents a few logistical issues.  What do they do with their pack on the flight to Atlanta?  How do they get a shuttle from the airport to Springer Mountain? There are lots of hiker resources to help people figure those things out.  There are no guide books for my pre-hike issues! My “Special” Pre-Hike Issues! First and foremost there’s Deena, Kate, Tyger, Ziba and July the Cat and I refuse to leave these family members behind.
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