Sun, Feb 29 2004 - Difficult Day Hike on the AT (Weverton Cliffs) (View Original Event Details)|
|Participants:||Jeff Schneider, Brian Loughery, Laura Paszkiewicz, David Raines, Terrence Brann, Martha Stauss, Joseph Simonetta, Ryan Meadows, Roger van Boeyen, Janice Cohen, Doug Wise, Shuli Chiu, Laura Loughery|
A perfect hike! A 60-degree sunny day, a great
view for a relaxing lunch, 11.6 miles of trail,
and an enjoyable dinner afterwards.
We started promptly at 9:15 AM to ensure we
could finish before dark. It was a bit icy in the
morning, but it was easy to pass. At 3.7 miles
in, we stopped at the new Ed Garvey Shelter.
Since I didn't use it, I cannot comment on the
condition of the outhouse. The shelter,
however, seemed to be top-notch. It was also
fun to read the journal entries in the log book.
We even left a message plugging the
After a glorious lunch at the Weaverton Cliffs
overlook, we began the 5.8 miles back to
Gathland. There was a little climb, so some of
us actually broke a sweat. After the hike, most
of us headed down Route 40 to Frederick's
China Garden (that's a restaurant, not an
actual garden). The efficient service and
delicious food made a great end to the
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