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Black Rock Summit and Turk Mountain Summit- Sunday, August 25th

Andrea Mileo

All- Let’s hike Turk Mountain Summit and Black Rock Summit on Sunday, August 25th. Since it’s Sunday, and Saturday will be a longer day hike day, let’s check out two of the smaller loops in the area that are relatively close to each other. Black Rock Summit This is a 1.7 mile Easy Hike. The trail begins at Mile 84.8 …

Jones Run-Doyles River Falls Hike- August 24th

Andrea Mileo

All- Let’s hike Jones Run-Doyles River Falls on Saturday, August 24th. We will hike the Medium route which is 7 miles in length and considerate moderate in rating. According to Day and Overnight Hikes, and the Circuit Hikes of Shenandoah National Park, this circuit goes along the east slope of the Blue Ridge was constructed by the Civil Conservation Corps …

Canceled- Luray Caverns and Hawksbill Mountain Hike- August 10, 2013

Andrea Mileo

All- Let’s check out Luray Caverns and then hike Hawksbill Mountain on Saturday, August 10th. I have been wanting to head up that way and figured we could check out the caverns and do an easy/moderate hike on our way back to Charlottesville. Luray Caverns is located about an 1 ½ hr from Charlottesville. It has drawn visitors since 1878. …

Turk Mountain Hike- Sunday, August 4th!

Andrea Mileo

All- Let’s hike Turk Mountain on Sunday, August 4th. It is 2.2 miles out and back and considered a moderate in rating. The hike starts at mile 94.1 on the west side of Skyline Drive across the road from the Turk Gap parking area. This hike will provide views across the south west where you can see the Shenandoah Valley …

Sugar Hollow/Blue Hole Hike- Sat. July 27th

Andrea Mileo

Let’s hike Sugar Hollow/Blue Hole on Saturday, July 27th. It is 2-3 miles each way and considered easy to moderate in rating. It is about 25 minutes west of Charlottesville by coming out Barracks Road and Rt 614 through White Hall. The South Fork has Blue Hole, a unique swimming spot, which we can also check out. This hike is …

Social Adventure: 5 VERMONSTERS: 100 Scoops Ben&Jerrys IceCream

Matthew Rosefsky

Ahh, the Vermonster. Perhaps the world’s biggest and greatest sundae. Each one has 20 scoops of delicious Ben & Jerry’s ice cream or frozen yogurt, topped with fudge brownies, chocolate chip cookies, 4 bananas, 4 full ladles of hot fudge, lots of whipped cream, and whatever crushed candy and other toppings y’all decide to add on at the shop … …