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Appalachian Trail Backpack: Manassas Gap, VA, to Big Meadows (Shenandoah Nat'l. Park), VA

Date and Time

Saturday, April 8, 2017 - Thursday, April 13, 2017

Location

Virginia, Northern,
VA

Registration

Registration is required for this activity.

Overview

Our odyssey on the Appalachian Trail continues. Come join us. This will be a 6-day (including traveling down & back) adventure through the wilds of Virginia. The ascents/descents are gentle. Daily mileages range from 8 miles to 15.5 miles - ranging about 5.5 to 10 hours hiking. Thirteen fabulous viewpoints along the way and we'll linger to enjoy them. No resupply stops. Towns will be avoided. You'll need to be in good physical shape and have some recent backpacking experience. Group size limited. Joint with ADK. Register with leader no later than April 1st.

AMC Trip Policy

Cost*

Adult: $5 member / $5 non-member
**$5.00 nonrefundable registration fee contributes to volunteer leader first-aid training expenses and other administrative expenses of the backpacking committee.

Driving Directions


To be e-mailed to trip participants in early April

An Appalachian Trail lean-to

Activity

Backpacking

Offered By

N.Y. - North Jersey

Status

Open

Difficulty

moderate

Audience

Adults (18+)


Leader




(best time to call: NCA 9:30 PM)

Russ has led all kinds of outings, since the late 1970s, for the Sierra Club, Adirondack Mtn. Club & Appalachian Mtn. Club. These trips have included hiking, canoeing, kayaking, snowshoeing, X-C skiing and overnighters, e.g. backpacking, paddling/camping and cabin trips. At this time, he prefers to lead overnight trips.

Co-Leader


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