This is a moderate hike of 6.6 miles and 1,185 feet elevation gain, with great views of the Shenandoah Valley, Massanutten and the Blue Ridge.
This secluded hiking area near Van Buren Furnace has several nice campsites, a vista west from Tea Mountain, the panoramic Kepler Overlook on Little North Mountain, and picturesque Cedar Creek.
For those close to Front Royal, we can meet you at the Front Royal commuter lot at 8:50AM.
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Hike Length: 6.6 miles
Hike Time: 4 hrs
Hike Pace: Moderate (1.75 -2.5 mph)
Hike Difficulty Rating: moderate
Hike Type: out and back
Stream Crossing (#): 3
Views Rating: outstanding
Synopsis: see https: https://www.hikingupward.com/GWNF/KeplerOverlook/
Re-hydration: Pavemint or open to suggestions
Bring water, electrolytes, hiking sticks and insect repellent.
Disclaimer - Blue Mountain Hiking Club Organizers are not professional guides. Expect the same risks and take the same precautions you would take if you were hiking alone. With your RSVP you agree with this disclaimer - https://www.meetup.com/Blue-Mountain-Hiking-Club/about/