Sat, Aug 11|
815 16th St NW
Hike: Woodstock Tower/ Short Mountain, Massanutten Mtns., GWNF, VA
Dog days of August got you down? Brighten your mood with this winner in the shady wilderness of George Washington National Forest.
Time & Location
Aug 11, 2018, 8:00 AM – 6:30 PM
815 16th St NW, 815 16th St NW, Washington, DC 20006, USA
About the Event
$26. Long hike: 12½ mi., 3500 ft. ascent, 3200 ft. descent. Moderate hike: 9½ mi., 2600 ft. ascent, 2300 ft. descent.
Dog days of August got you down? Brighten your mood with this winner in the shady wilderness of George Washington National Forest. From Little Fort Recreation Area, we’ll make a steep ascent on the Wagon Road Trail and climb Woodstock Tower for a memorable view of the Seven Bends of the Shenandoah River. Then we’ll head south on the Massanutten Trail along Powell Mtn., with moderate hikers stopping at Edinburg Gap. Long hikers continue on the trail to an outstanding viewpoint on Short Mtn., then return to the Gap.
Leaders: Bao L. 512/6604517 and Peter Fisk (petercfisk<at>gmail.com)