I wasn’t expecting snow, but I was pleasantly surprised by the dusting of snow that covered the trail as we started along the AT from Caledonia. This route is, more or less, a classic one for DC UL and one that is enjoyable in any season. I especially enjoy it in the winter since the... Continue Reading →
Yes. Even DC UL has been touched by the Baby Yoda craze. (And yes, I know this is the same photo as the Alpha VMO trip report--thanks, Karan!--but I may just use it for everything now.) Okay. Onto the trip report -- and our SNP series is underway! Evan headed up the VMO route, tackling... Continue Reading →
First, I should assure everyone that I do know my alphabet -- having the Beta SNP trip fall before Alpha was mainly to accommodate my schedule. Plus, to be honest, I was eager to dive into this hiking project and investigate trails in the park that I had not yet explored. My original plan had... Continue Reading →
This particular loop is one of my favorites as it gives you a sampling of all that Dolly Sods has to offer -- open meadows and views, rhododendron flanked paths, and (of course) Lions Head.