What We Did Last Weekend

Rock scrambling in Old Rag mountain

Last weekend we celebrated the coming of spring in Old Rag Mountain, a popular hiking destination in the Blue Ridge Mountains. In contrast with other mountains …

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Big Schloss, coolest overlook in the Appalachian mountains

Last weekend we visited Big Schloss (or big castle) a rocky peak in the Virginia – West Virginia border with an awesome view of …

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Camp by a beautiful overlook: Tibbet Knob

Last weekend we visited the George Washington National Forest to hike Tibbet Knob, a gentle 3-mile moderate trail running on the West Virginia border. Views at the top are amazing …

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Summiting a mountain in winter: Old Rag

Last weekend we kicked off our 2016 camping season, and for the debut we chose Old Rag: one of the most charming mountains in …

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Hiked to Bear Church Rock, but didn't see no bears

Bear Church Rock is one of the hidden gems in Shenandoah National Park, Virginia, with beautiful streams with falls and pools, peculiar vegetation and rewarding views at the top.

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Getting lost in Lost River Park

Lost River State Park in West Virginia has nice forested trails, a couple of beautiful views and interesting historical sites such as a fire tower and an abandoned town.

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Hiking to a huge frozen waterfall in Shenandoah National Park

Overall Run features the tallest waterfall in the Shenandoah Mountains, with 93 feet! During winter it gets beautifully frozen – totally recommended as a day hike.

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Franklin Gorge, Seneca Rocks and Snow Shoe

Last weekend we took advantage of the 3 days off and went from DC to West Virginia mountains. We were not sure about the itinerary but ended up doing cool activities …

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Best place in Virginia to watch the sunrise: Strickler Knob

Last weekend we visited Strickler Knob in Massanutten mountain, a sandstone ridge located in the Virginia Appalachians with beautiful vistas of the Shenandoah valley and Blue Ridge Mountains …

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Caverns and waterfalls in Shenandoah National Park

Discover two genuine places in the Shenandoah National Park, Virginia: Luray caverns and White Oak Canyon waterfalls

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Climbing in Annapolis Rock, a silver wall in the forest

Annapolis Rock is a terrific, short band of western facing cliffs 1800 feet above the Cumberland valley, Maryland. The rock formations are beautiful – bullet-hard quartzite characterized by smooth bulges and long, horizontal fractures. It’s a great area for Top Roping and Traditional Climbing.

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What We Did Last Weekend
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