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Sams Ridge

This is a 10 mile circuit hike with 2000 feet of elevation gain in the central section of Shenandoah National Park. We will begin outside the park and climb steeply on the Sams Ridge trail. After the climb we will complete the circuit using the Catlett Mountain, Catlett Spur, White Rocks and Hazel River Trails. There are five stream crossings on the Hazel River trail. We will have lunch at a beautiful stream with a small waterfall.

Leader: Ed Brimberg[masked](C)

Meet: Centreville Commuter Lot @ 7:30am

Carpool Fee:$11

Park Entry Fee: $0

Rating: A

Driving Time to trail head: 70 minutes

If you are currently not a member of the Northern Virginia Hiking Club please join before the hike by going to:

If you do not want to join the guest fee will be $2.

****You must be experienced in hikes of this distance and elevation gain. There is significant uphill in the first couple of miles.****

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  • Elizabeth

    Thanks to Ed for leading a wonderful hike!

    June 28, 2014

  • Jill F.

    Meet you at the trail head

    June 28, 2014

  • Elizabeth

    Ed, Are there coordinates for this hike in the event that I opt to meet the group at the trail head?

    June 25, 2014

    • Ed B.

      I do not have coordinates, it is on a dirt road. Just find your way to Sperryville then follow my directions.

      June 26, 2014

    • Elizabeth

      Thanks guys! I worked it out. I will aim to be there by 8:45am. I'll call if anything comes up.

      June 26, 2014

  • Jill F.

    Where exactly is the commuter lot?

    June 25, 2014

    • Ed B.

      Just click on the meeting location field near the top of the post for the Centreville Park & Ride Lot.

      June 26, 2014

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Mc Lean, VA

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