• P.O. Box 28, Round Hill, VA 20142

Hiking the AT Roller Coaster at Bluemont, VA

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Date(s) - January 31, 2016
9:00 am - 4:30 pm

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As soon as you turn off of Rt. 7 make an immediate right turn into the Bear’s Den VDOT parking lot-

Option 1 – We will meet at Bear’s Den Parking lot and carpool to Morgan’s Mill Road for this 7 mile hike on the Appalachian Trail.  This is a level 4/5 (more strenuous) hike as rated by Hiking Upward. I will lead this hike and Tierri will lead the (Option 2) 9 mile hike below.

http://www.hikingupward.com/OVH/BuzzardHill/index.asp

We will take our time and allow time to catch our breath on this part of the “AT roller coaster” 🙂  

We will also take some moments in quiet to soak in the beauty of this season and the vistas along the way.

Please bring water, snacks and pack a lunch to enjoy together at one of the AT campsites.  

Option 2 – Tierri Alexandre will lead this 9 mile round trip hike from Bear’s Den (Route 7 parking lot) to Buzzard’s Overlook and back which will add another 2 hours (9:00 to 4:30 pm) 

We look forward to seeing each of you who are able to fit this into your schedule.

Cathy lives on Blueridge Mountain Road on Mt. Weather and finds great joy in guiding hikes and interpreting the beauty of the Southern Appalachians.  She is a Certified Virginia Master Naturalist and teaches Hatha Yoga and mindfulness classes in the area.  

Tierri Alexandre brings a wholehearted passion for hiking and nature exploration in this part of Virginia.  He has been exploring the region with various hiking clubs and groups and added many miles and hours to his “hiking resume”.  

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