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Weekend hiking in Shenandoah and G.W. Nat. Park!!! (Challenging)

Hosted by the Consul of the Washington, D.C. Adventure Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Sat 29 Sep 07:00 - Sun 30 Sep 16:30

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PLEASE REVIEW FULL TRAIL AND GEAR DESCRIPTIONS BEFORE SIGNING UP. OVER THE COURSE OF TWO DAYS, WE WILL HIKE 20 MILES AND GAIN ABOUT Protected content OF ELEVATION. PARTICIPANTS SHOULD BE IN GOOD PHYSICAL CONDITION AND HAVE THE REQUISITE GEAR.

Hi all! We'll depart early Saturday morning, do a fairly long hike that day, stay in a hotel Saturday night, do a shorter hike Sunday, then drive back to D.C. Given unpredictable weather, please come prepared!

Price is an estimate per person and includes hotel, gas, car rental, dinner Saturday night, breakfast Sunday morning, and Shenandoah park admission fee.

Day 1:
DepartProtected content . Drive to Mill Mountain (~2 hours). Hike Mill Mountain. Drive to Super 8 Front Royal, check in, wash up, grab dinner at one of the many restaurants nearby (including Thai, Italian, burgers, and Soul).
Trail details: 11 miles, Protected content gain.
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Day 2:
Grab breakfast 7:00am at Protected content . Drive to Buck Hollow (~30 minutes). Hike Buck Hollow, Drive back to Union Station (~90 minutes). Hope to be back by 16:00.
Trail details: 9 miles. Protected content gain. Protected content

Gear
Backpack
2 liters water per day
Snacks
Lunch (two days)
Hiking boots
Hiking socks (2 pair)
Hiking pant (synthetic)
Hiking shorts (synthetic)
Hiking shirt (2, synthetic or wool)
Hiking sweater (synthetic or wool)
Waterproof jacket
Light gloves/mittens
Warm hat
Sunscreen
Bug repellent
Sunglasses
Sunhat
Gaiters (optional)
Trekking poles (optional)
Comfortable clothes and shoes for Saturday night
Toiletries

If you have questions, please don't hesitate to shoot me an email. And please don't hesitate to let me know if I've left out any details.

Happy to increase group size, but we would need to sort out a second vehicle.