Sat, Aug 25|
16th & I ST SE
Hike: Corbin Mountain/Swim, Shenandoah National Park, VA
Here’s a cool hike, in more ways than one.
Time & Location
Aug 25, 2018, 8:00 AM – 6:30 PM
16th & I ST SE, 815 16th St NW, Washington, DC 20006, USA
About the Event
$26 + park fee/pass. Long hike: 10 mi., 1500 ft. ascent, 3900 ft. descent. Moderate hike: 8 mi., 400 ft. ascent, 3200 ft. descent.
Here’s a cool hike, in more ways than one. It starts atop the Blue Ridge in Shenandoah’s Central District, where temperatures invariably are 10 degrees cooler than in D.C., and ends with a refreshing swim in the almost-frigid waters of a mountain stream. We all reach the swim hole, one of the park’s finest, by descending the Corbin Mtn. and Nicholson Hollow Trails. Long hikers get to the Corbin Hollow Trail from the Drive’s Jewel Hollow Overlook on the Appalachian, Corbin Cabin Cutoff, and Indian Run Trails; moderate hikers via the Skyland – Big Meadows and Old Rag Fire Roads. Hike ends at Nethers after the swim.
Leaders: Mitch Baer and [please contact Lorraine (lrest3<at>@pitt.edu) to volunteer]