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Massanutten Mountain: A One-Week Thru Hike

Massanutten Mountain: A One-Week Thru Hike

Maybe you wish you could be one of the thru-hikers starting out on the Appalachian Trail this time of year, but maybe you don’t quite have the time or ambition to...

Massanutten Mountain: A One-Week Thru Hike

Maybe you wish you could be one of the thru-hikers starting out on the Appalachian Trail this time of year, but maybe you don’t quite have the time or ambition to...

Cold Weather Hiking and Camping: How to Keep Warm

Cold Weather Hiking and Camping: How to Keep Warm

I hate the cold, but I also hate to give up camping for the whole winter because it brings clear night skies, better views after the trees have dropped their...

Cold Weather Hiking and Camping: How to Keep Warm

I hate the cold, but I also hate to give up camping for the whole winter because it brings clear night skies, better views after the trees have dropped their...

Advice from a Naturalist: Winter Hiking on the Potomac Heritage Trail!

Advice from a Naturalist: Winter Hiking on the ...

Don’t put your hiking shoes away for winter, because this is a great time to enjoy the Potomac Heritage Trail (PHT). The PHT is actually a network of trails stretching...

Advice from a Naturalist: Winter Hiking on the ...

Don’t put your hiking shoes away for winter, because this is a great time to enjoy the Potomac Heritage Trail (PHT). The PHT is actually a network of trails stretching...

Advice from a Naturalist: Christmas Fern

Advice from a Naturalist: Christmas Fern

After the last leaf has fallen and other plants have died back for winter, the Christmas Fern (Polystichum acrostichoides) brings a touch of green to the forest floor all winter...

Advice from a Naturalist: Christmas Fern

After the last leaf has fallen and other plants have died back for winter, the Christmas Fern (Polystichum acrostichoides) brings a touch of green to the forest floor all winter...

Advice from a Naturalist: Signal Knob in the Fall

Advice from a Naturalist: Signal Knob in the Fall

  Do you want to see some fall color in the mountains, but you want to avoid the traffic on Skyline Drive in Shenandoah? Try Signal Knob on Massanutten Mountain in George Washington National...

Advice from a Naturalist: Signal Knob in the Fall

  Do you want to see some fall color in the mountains, but you want to avoid the traffic on Skyline Drive in Shenandoah? Try Signal Knob on Massanutten Mountain in George Washington National...

Hiking Pole Tips

Hiking Pole Tips

Here’s a "tip" for hiking poles: Rubber hiking pole tips reduce damage to the trail, are quieter on rocks and roads, and provide excellent grip on most surfaces. Quality tips...

Hiking Pole Tips

Here’s a "tip" for hiking poles: Rubber hiking pole tips reduce damage to the trail, are quieter on rocks and roads, and provide excellent grip on most surfaces. Quality tips...