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Shenandoah III, Closure!

April 7-12, 2000 The Short Version Day 1: 4 miles — Rockfish Gap to a bivy with Amy on Bear Den Mountain under the stars. Day 2: 13 miles — Amy departs. Bear Den bivy to Blackrock Hut. Torrential downpours, … Continue reading

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Trip Report: Northern Shenandoah

A.K.A. Shenandoah, the Hiker Strikes Back April 8-12, 1999 The condensed version:Day 1: Started at sunset and hiked in the dark 3 miles to Denton shelter. Day 2: Sunny with occasional clouds and spits of rain. Climbed to ridge and … Continue reading

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Shenandoah in Winter

March 12-15, 1999 After reading this one, check out Part II, the Return Well, you’d think I’d learn by now that Spring Breaks are best spent at low altitude and latitude. But no… After last year’s spectacular rain/snow/fog-out in the … Continue reading

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