Tag: Shenandoah National Park

Devil’s Backbone- Trail Angel Weiss

Devil’s Backbone- Trail Angel Weiss

Jon and I have a bit of a thing for a good Bavarian-style Hefeweizen and Devil’s Backbone’s Trail Angel Weiss does not disappoint!  Jon and I love visiting Devil’s Backbone Base Camp after hiking in the George Washington National Forest.   This beer is the […]

Fall at Loft Mountain- Shenandoah National Park

Fall at Loft Mountain- Shenandoah National Park

The grand finale to our camping season was a “fall foliage” trip to Loft Mountain in Shenandoah National Park. We scheduled this trip months ago, planning to visit the park with the foliage at its peak- just like last year! Mother Nature had something else […]

Sunsets at Rocky Gap- Shenandoah National Park

Sunsets at Rocky Gap- Shenandoah National Park

Our Loft Mountain camping weekend was a perfect chance to finally catch some famous Shenandoah National Park sunsets!  Both Friday and Saturday nights we headed to Rocky Gap overlook to catch the sun sinking below the Blue Ridge Mountains.  Although we watched the sun set […]

Hawksbill Summit- Shenandoah National Park

Hawksbill Summit- Shenandoah National Park

Getting to Hawksbill Summit (the highest peak in Shenandoah National Park) took us 12 miles and 2 months!  That may sound crazy, but in early May we hiked Hawksbill Franklin Cliffs and it was the longest day hike we (and Penny) had been on.  It’s a loop […]

Jones Run and Doyles River- Shenandoah National Park

Jones Run and Doyles River- Shenandoah National Park

This past weekend we camped at Loft Mountain in Shenandoah National Park.  We spent the day hiking the Jones Run/Doyles River trail, which begins at the Brown’s Gap parking area, just minutes from the campsite.  This hike proved to be one of our favorites in […]