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Monday, April 5, 2021

Hiking WV: Blackwater Canyon Trail

Last year we went hiked past Douglas Falls several times but it was incredibly busy, so I didn’t bother with the scramble down.

Distance: 4.8 miles
Elevation: 2327-2648 feet (383′ gain)
Trail: Blackwater Canyon Trail

For some reason, we didn’t see anyone on this hike. Funny that.

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If you go far enough down the trail, and peer through the trees, you can see Lindy Point.

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Unexpected finding.

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Saturday, April 3, 2021

Hiking WV: Cacapon State Park

We took time off last week and did some hiking, which was marvelous (and desperately needed).

One place we went was Cacapon State Park.

Location: Cacapon State Park
Distance: 4.2 miles
Elevation: 1079-2287 feet (1311′ gain), 20% grade on the uphill, 23% grade on the downhill
Trails: Ziller Loop, Ziller, and Central Trails

Up up up!

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And now down!

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Also, I managed to find the bog on the way back to the car. (“This looks like a shortcut!”)

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Thursday, April 1, 2021

WV State Parks: Tu-Endie-Wei

We visited Tu-Endie-Wei several years ago, but somehow I failed to take any pictures. So we went down again so I could get some pictures for the hiking class I’m doing for OLLI.

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We saw some other stuff too, including this really disconcerting mural.

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But more importantly, we got more pictures at the Mothman statue.

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Sunday, March 21, 2021

Prickett’s Fort State Park

Prickett’s Fort State Park

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Sunday, March 14, 2021

Hiking WV: Beartown

Beartown State Park

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Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Snowshoeing: Blackwater Falls

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Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Hiking WV: Blackwater Falls

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And one picture from Canaan Valley

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