Oh, Shenandoah

Now in our overnight trip mode, we planned a 2-day hike centered around the Skyland resort on Skyline Drive. We thought about hiring a shuttle-driver but our friend, Don, suggested another possibility. He said it was easy to stick out your thumb and hitch-hike. We decided to give it a try. Departing in one car at 6:45 we arrived … More Oh, Shenandoah

Into the Mist

Jenkins Gap to Elkswallow (Shenandoah National Park) May 11, 2016 (12 miles, 6.5 hours) After 3 hours of driving and shuttling cars, we began our hike at Jenkins Gap. A heavy fog swaddled Shenandoah this day and intermittent drizzle was our constant companion. It was so dreary, the federal government even left the fee collection stations vacant. Traffic was … More Into the Mist