Well, the clock is ticking for a second attempt for the summit of this mountain. My friend, Stefan, (back row, second from right) is accompanying his Dad, (Back row,center) in attempting one of his final peaks of the State Highpoints. Quite an achievement! We were turned back in June several years ago due to high […]
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Well, it finally snowed in North Georgia, although only about a half inch, but just enough to make things pretty. So, combined with 35_mph winds and 27 degree temps, conditions were perfect for a day hike. An hour and a half north of Atlanta puts you on the Appalachian Trail and into stellar views of […]
Where do Innkeepers go on their vacations? Our Vacation Home Many of our guests often inquire if we, as Innkeepers, take vacations? Where do you go for fun and to relax? Well, the answer is simple. We own a Slice of Paradise on Fripp Island, SC. Fripp is a very special place (a private island) […]
This is what I saw while bicycling in nearby Piedmont Park yesterday evening. It’s amazing how few people venture outdoors when the weather turns cold. But on the bright side, fewer people means a more pleasant outdoor experience here in busy Atlanta. Still waiting for the snowstorm to arrive!
Sometimes you just have to take a break from the Inn. Here you find me just below the summit shortly after sunrise. Notice the shadow of the mountain! Downtown Atlanta is just to the left about 20 miles West and Buckhead to the right. Click to enlarge the photo and you will see, if you […]
I am Debbie, Ed’s other better half and Co-owner of the Shellmont Inn. As a type A_ personality, I have many pursuits. On the top of the list is adventure travel, which may include dogsledding, biking or kayaking. In one weak moment, I even skydived out of a perfectly lovely plane at 14,000_ feet!!. A […]
Hello!! I am Ed and the co-owner and innkeeper at Shellmont Inn. If you have already viewed the sidebar list of our favorite Things to Read and View and our Favorite Links, then you have most likely concluded that my passion is Alpine Climbing, Mountaineering and Rock Climbing. In fact, if I’m not at the […]