Sat, Jul 16|
Hike: AT- Big Meadows to Skyland with Hawksbill Summit, SNP, VA
We return to the Appalachian Trail today to hike one of its favorite stretches in Shenandoah – connecting two of the park’s resort areas and crossing the park’s highest summit.
Time & Location
Jul 16, 2022, 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Appalachian Trail, Skyline Dr, Stanley, VA 22851, USA
About the Event
$26 plus park fee or pass. Long hike: 10½ mi., 2500 ft. ascent, 2400 ft. descent, Moderate hike: 8½ mi., 2000 ft. ascent, 1900 ft. descent.
Starting at the Big Meadows Picnic Area, we’ll head north on the AT and take a side trip on the Salamander Trail to the summit of 4,050-foot Hawksbill Peak and a memorable view. Then it’s back to the AT, with hikers ending at Skyland. Long hikers add a side trip to Millers Head.