Fall Break Backpacking: 3 Ridges

Spencer Carlton Barnes

We have days off from school and that means that it’s time to get outside!! (Who needs to do work anyways?) Unfortunately, I can’t leave for the whole weekend, but an overnight backpacking trip is just what the doctor ordered. We’ll be doing the Three Ridges Hike. It’s a total of 14.4 miles and is supposed to be beautiful. Look …

Three Ridges Hike

Sergei Egorov

This is a strenuous circuit hike that follows along the Appalachian Trail and then returns via the Mau- Har Trail. We’ll cover 13-14 miles for this hike. Three Ridges is a beautiful mountain that towers three thousand feet above the Tye River and surrounding apple orchards. Both the A.T. and the Mau-Har trails are fairly steep. For the Appalachian trail …