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New Years Day Hike at Raven's Rock in Virginia

Start the New Year off on the right foot with an energetic and moderately challenging 5.5 mile hike at Raven Rocks, in Bluemont, VA.
meet-up time: 9:30am
meet at: pine grove rd/state route 679, Bluemont, VA, just west of Purceville, VA. Turn onto Pine Grove Rd. and park in 20 yards on the right into the small parking area and trailhead.

WARNING: Do Not park on Pine Grove Rd/VA679 or you may be towed. Adhere to the No Parking signs. Drive time is approximately 1 hour from Washington, DC.
read more about the trail, calculate how many calories you might burn, and map your ride to the meetup spot at
. please arrive by 9:45am as the parking lot fills up fast. we will promptly start the hike at 9:45am.

This hike is free and will be lead by Fresco Adventurer, Troy Simms. See you at the trailhead!

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  • Artina

    snow covered trail and surrounds and clear view of snow-covered landscape through bare trees made was serene, and we did some heart-pumping inclines.

    January 2, 2013

  • Bunmi

    Hi Marcia. Is there an address I can use to GPS my way there? I don't have a car and will be using Zip Car but I need to check how many miles it is there and back as they have a limitation on that.

    December 29, 2012

    • Troy

      Bunmi, there is no address just directions. The Rt. turn you will make off of Rt. 7 is called Pine Grove Rd. which is also 679. You can call if you like....703-[masked]

      December 30, 2012

    • Artina

      hi bunmi, you can map out the trip at http://www.hikingupwa...­. or just calculate your trip to bluemont, va

      December 31, 2012

  • Renee T.

    Sounds like a wonderful way to start the new year. If I'm coherent at 7 a.m., I will be there.

    December 29, 2012

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