## ODonnellWeb – Tag Hikes

AT-Beahms Gap to Marys Rock

Posted on 09/04/2017 in misc • Tagged with Hikes

Shenandoah National Park

I spent Labor Day laboring on the trail. I'm kidding of course. A bad day on the trail still beats a good day at work. Nothing at Hiking Upward was grabbing my fancy, so I created my own hike. I started at the Beahm's Gap overlook just north of the …


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Jones Run - Doyles River Hike

Posted on 08/27/2017 in misc • Tagged with Hikes

Shenandoah National Park

A late August weekend that feels more like early October drew me to the mountains today. I did the Jones Run - Doyles River hike, which leads past two waterfalls.

The hike starts at the Browns Gap parking area in Shenandoah National Park. I started south on the Appalachian Trail, and …


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AT: Pinnacle Picnic Area to Mary's Rock Hike

Posted on 07/19/2017 in misc • Tagged with Hikes

Mary's Rock

This is a nice 7 mile out and back on the AT, with really nice views to the west at several points along the way, and the spectacular 270 degree view at Mary’s Rock as your reward at the turnaround point.

I did this this hike on Saturday July …


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Lewis Peak Hike and Camping Trip

Posted on 06/11/2017 in misc • Tagged with Hikes, Travel, Camping

Lewis Peak 1

I talked my wife into camping with me this weekend. This is a big deal because the last time she agreed to camp was 1999. That trip was a bit of a fiasco as we weathered the worse thunderstorm I've ever camped in, and we had a 5 year old …


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Dickey Ridge Hike

Posted on 04/09/2017 in misc • Tagged with Travel, Fredericksburg, Hikes

Dickey Ridge View

It was another glorious weekend, so another opportunity to get out and do something outdoors. I have new hiking shoes courtesy of Santa, so today seemed seemed like a good today to give them a test run with a relatively easy 5.3 mile hike starting and ending at the …


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3 Waterfalls

Posted on 04/11/2015 in misc • Tagged with Hikes, Travel, Virginia

60 and sunny in Shenandoah National Park? I'm there. Given all the recent rain I figured today would be a good day to visit waterfalls. I was correct. This was the trail I did.

I was on the trail by 9 AM. It was a little chilly at first, but …


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