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Changing it up with some local walks

After driving a few hours to the Shenandoah Mountains for a hike 2 weeks ago, it was time to do some local walks for a change. Every walk doesn’t have to be an adventure, after all. The remains of Tropical Storm … Continue reading

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Dark Hollow Falls/Hawksbill

Hiking in the Shenadoah National Park is great, but it’s such a long drive! Skyline Drive is  cool (in the Ultimate Driving Machine), but the entire distance is a 2 1/2 hour haul each way. Whenever I go up there tagging along with … Continue reading

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Raven Rocks

A challenging Sunday hike on Veteran’s Day at Raven Rocks, along the Appalachian Trail near Bluemont, Virginia. To maximize carpooling we assembled in Vienna, and the scenic 1-hour drive up VA-50 and along the Snickersville Turnpike just served to build anticipation for the trail! The … Continue reading

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