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Latinx Hikers - It's in our Roots

It was a hot, humid morning in June when a group of us set out to do some hiking in the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest (Ancestral lands of the Cherokee peoples) near Clayton, Ga. Our plan was to hike 2-miles to the Martin Creek Falls via the Bartram Trail and then head back to finish up with a short hike down the Warwoman Dell Trail. But that plan quickly eroded. Once we got on the trail and we started ascending and then ascending, even more, I realized we might be on the wrong trail. I informed the group that we may have taken the wrong trail but surprisingly, no one really seemed to mind. We didn’t have a cell phone signal to check out our maps so we just kept going. And I’m so glad