VA hike #2, day 10

Monday, April 4th, 2016Start: Sarver Hollow Shelter End: Bailey Gap ShelterMiles: 21.0 (+0.4 for shelter side trail) I got up at 7am, which was a bit later than I intended but I’d had a poor night’s sleep the night before. I was on trail by 7:45am.  I passed by Bruises Knob (3417′), saw the Keffer … Continue reading VA hike #2, day 10

VA hike #2, day 9

Sunday, April 3rd, 2016Start: VA 624/Newport Rd End: Sarver Hollow ShelterMiles: 22.8 (+0.3 from hostel, +0.4 for shelter side trail) I had an abominable night of sleep at the hostel; the lights weren’t turned off until 11pm and then a hiker was up until 1:30am with his white light headlamp pointed directly at my face. … Continue reading VA hike #2, day 9