shenandoah

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

With the days dwindling down this season and inclement weather looming over New England, has Barefoot Hiker thought enough about his options to finish this year?

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

During the 1920s, the National Park Service was on a campaign to create parks near the population hubs on the east coast. Great Smoky Mountains National Park was one such...

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

Three Important Black Bear Safety Tips

In which your humble narrator confronts an uppity Shenandoah black bear who has decided to move into his tent.

Feb 6, 2016 : Connor Adams
Into Autumn

Into Autumn

Bard receives a new reputation while he hikes along with the G.C.F.G through the Shenandoahs and most of Virginia. The summer is dwindling and we've finally walked into a cool...

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