I’ve learned so much from DCUL over the years, and I brought along the right things to ensure a safe and successful traverse of the 138 mostly snow-covered miles (222km)
We hiked from sunrise to sundown on Saturday, then stopped on the trail for dinner before continuing to hike by headlamp to get to Blackrock shelter.
Over the years, my eyes always drifted toward the Shenandoah Mountain Trail on National Geographic Trails Illustrated Map 791. It looked so incomplete and yet so perfect, running in linear fashion down an appealing ridge but split by forest roads and difficult to form a loop that would somehow encompass its entirety. Michael's suggestion of... Continue Reading →