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16 Bears Fill Up a Week in the Shennies

16 Bears Fill Up a Week in the Shennies

Other than the fact that many hikers aqua blaze through Shenandoah National Park, I didn’t know much about the Shennies before I entered the park near Rockfish Gap. I was...

Jul 27, 2018 : Joellyn Sargent
Growing up Along the Appalachian Trail

Growing up Along the Appalachian Trail

As children, we have no control of where we grow up.  Our parents make those decisions and we merely follow along.  Although I was born in Northern Virginia, just outside...

Mar 11, 2018 : Brian Cornell
NOBO or Bust? Barefoot Weighs His Options

NOBO or Bust? Barefoot Weighs His Options

I have gotten back on the Appalachian Trail after the tumultuous trials of broken toes, fallen heroes and July 4th shenanigans. I headed back into the Shenandoah National Park and...

Jul 9, 2017 : Jeremy Gottschalk
The Shenandoah

The Shenandoah

  Into the Park Sarah and Scott made Waffles the next morning!  Then after a slow start (I didn't want to leave!) they drove me back to the trail where...

Jun 26, 2016 : Hillary
The History of Shenandoah National Park

The History of Shenandoah National Park

PRESIDENT BARTLET: Shenandoah National Park, right here in Virginia! We should organize a staff field trip to Shenandoah. I could even act as the guide. What do you think? JOSH:...

Mar 18, 2016 : Kat Ignatova
Three Important Black Bear Safety Tips

Three Important Black Bear Safety Tips

If you spent a week hiking through Shenandoah National Park in northern Virginia and you didn't see a black bear, odds are good that you were walking with your eyes closed....

Feb 6, 2016 : Connor Adams
Into Autumn

Into Autumn

Boom. Out of the corner of my eye a globe red-orange light erupted twenty yards southwest of me and sounded like a 10-guage shotgun going off next to my head....

Sep 15, 2015 : C.M. Pagels
Hiker Trash Turned River Rats

Hiker Trash Turned River Rats

The idea of aquablazing has intrigued me from the start. It seemed like something that would be a nice change of pace to break up the hike a little bit....

Jun 22, 2015 : Jennifer Williams
Redemption

Redemption

Leaving home in less than 3 weeks which means after 14 months of planning and preparatory activity it is almost time for the main event! Last year did some get...

Feb 19, 2014 : David