All in all, this was a good trip, and it was nice to explore a new side of Shenandoah National Park. Too often, I default to the popular spots but I’ve been making an effort over the past year to explore more trails that I haven’t been on before.
In an attempt to learn from our previous winter ADK trips, we booked two weekends on our calendar in January to try to do the trip in acceptable weather. As things worked out, the weather was acceptable for the first weekend. Acceptable by winter ADK standards involved 40-50 MPH winds at the summit of Whiteface... Continue Reading →
As it was near the new moon and reasonably clear, we were able to see the Milky Way, which is always a treat.
hat struck me the most was the true sense of trail identity that was so pronounced and embodied by the shelters, trail registers, and thru-hikers that make the trail part of their habitat.