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George Washington National Forest
Hike: Halfmoon Mtn. Lookout, George Washington Nat’l Forest, WV
Ah, it’s Spring! We’ll welcome it with a return to remote backcountry deep in the folds of Great North Mtn.
Time & Location
Mar 23, 2019, 8:00 AM – 6:30 PM
George Washington National Forest, George Washington National Forest, Ashby, VA 22821, USA
About the Event
$26. Long hike: 10 mi., 2200 ft. ascent/descent. Moderate hike: 7½ mi., 1600 ft. ascent, 1700 ft. descent. Take your pick of two hikes, both of which feature the magnificent view from Halfmoon Mtn. Lookout. Moderate reach the lookout from Trout Run Rd. on the the Halfmoon and Halfmoon Lookout Trails, then retrace their steps to the Bucktail Cutoff Trail and on to the Bucktail parking area. Long hikers make a clockwise circuit from the Bucktail parking area, reaching the lookout via the Bucktail and German Wilson Trails before following the descent route of the moderate hikers.