Virginia/West Virginia.  Great North  Mountain. 
Above the Sugar Knob Cabin.

Page 2. 

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Hike 1.  Tuscarora Trail: Tea Mountain

 

Club: my scouting

Date: 04/03/2005

Parking: good

Topo! Mid-Atlantic Trace: TuscaroraTr_TeaMtn_GPS20050403.tpo

Universal GPX format from Topo!: TuscaroraTr_TeaMtn_GPS20050403_tpo.gpx

Description File: TuscaroraTr_TeaMtn_GPS20050403.doc

Notes: Don't confuse blue rectangles with blue blazes.  Blue rectangles are not related to the Tuscarora Trail.

Photo Album: TuscaroraTR_TeaMtn_GPS20050403

 

Hike 2.  Gerhard Shelter - Halfmoon Lookout Trail

 

Club: don't remember

Date: 05/30/2005

Parking: don't remember

Topo! Mid-Atlantic Trace: GerhardShelter_HalfmoonLookoutTr_GPS20050530.tpo

Universal GPX format from Topo!: GerhardShelter_HalfmoonLookoutTr_GPS20050530_tpo.gpx

Description File: GerhardShelter_HalfmoonLookoutTr_GPS20050530.doc

GPS TrackMaker Trace: GerhardShelter_HalfmoonLookoutTr_GPS20050530.gtm

 

 

 

Hike 3.  Crackwhip Furnace - Halfmoon Lookout Trail

 

Club: Shelley's trace

Date: 06/11/2005

Parking: don't know

Topo! Mid-Atlantic Trace: CrackwhipFurnace_HalfmoonLookoutTr_GPS20050611SBurns.tpo

Universal GPX format from Topo!: CrackwhipFurnace_HalfmoonLookoutTr_GPS20050611SBurns_tpo.gpx

 

 

Hike 4.  Vances Cove - Racer Camp Hollow

 

Club: don't remember

Date: 07/30/2005

Parking: don't remember

Topo! Mid-Atlantic Trace: VancesCove_RacerCampHollow_GPS20050730.tpo

Universal GPX format from Topo!: VancesCove_RacerCampHollow_GPS20050730_tpo.gpx

 

 

Hike 5.  Wilson Cove - Tuscarora Trail

 

Club: my official hike for MWROP

Date: 08/06/2005

Parking: good

Topo! Mid-Atlantic Trace: WilsonCove_TuscaroraTr_GPS20050806.tpo

Universal GPX format from Topo!: WilsonCove_TuscaroraTr_GPS20050806_tpo.gpx

GPS TrackMaker Trace: WilsonCove_TuscaroraTr_GPS20050806.gtm

Notes: Incomplete hike due to the headache of one of the participants.

 

 

Hike 6.  Tuscarora Trail: Rt. 55 - Wilson Cove

 

Club: Jack's trace

Date: 04/04/2006

Parking: don't know

Topo! Mid-Atlantic Trace: TuscaroraTr_RT55_WilsonCove_GPS20060404JThorsen.tpo

Universal GPX format from Topo!: TuscaroraTr_RT55_WilsonCove_GPS20060404JThorsen_tpo.gpx

 

 

Hike 7.  Cherry Ridge - Waites Run

 

Club: Jack's trace

Date: 05/27/2006

Parking: don't know

Topo! Mid-Atlantic Trace: CherryRidge_WaitesRun_GPS20060527JThorsen.tpo

Universal GPX format from Topo!: CherryRidge_WaitesRun_GPS20060527JThorsen_tpo.gpx

 

 

Hike 8.  Wilson Cove - Gerhard Shelter

 

Club: Jack's trace

Date: 06/09/2006

Parking: don't know

Topo! Mid-Atlantic Trace: WilsonCove_GerhardShelter_GPS20060609IncompleteJThorsen.tpo

Universal GPX format from Topo!: WilsonCove_GerhardShelter_GPS20060609IncompleteJThorsen_tpo.gpx

Warnings: Incomplete Trace

 

 

Hike 9.  Capon Trail - Pond Run Trail

 

Club: Jack's trace

Date: 07/25/2006

Parking: don't know

Topo! Mid-Atlantic Trace: CaponTr_PondRunTr_GPS20060725JThorsen.tpo

Universal GPX format from Topo!: CaponTr_PondRunTr_GPS20060725JThorsen_tpo.gpx

 

 

Hike 10.  Vances Cove  - Wilson Cove

 

Club: Jack's trace

Date: 09/09/2006

Parking: don't know.  I vaguely remember that to get to the trailhead, a gate should be crossed.  This gate is sometimes opened and sometimes not depending on the hunting season.

Topo! Mid-Atlantic Trace: VancesCove_WilsonCove_GPS20060909JThorsen.tpo

Universal GPX format from Topo!: VancesCove_WilsonCove_GPS20060909JThorsen_tpo.gpx

 

 

Hike 11.  Tuscarora Trail: Jemima Grave - Rt. 55

 

Club: Wanderbirds

Date: 10/29/2006

Parking: start - good, end - on the edge of rt. 55.

Topo! Mid-Atlantic Trace: TuscaroraTr_JemimaGrave_GPS20061029.tpo

Universal GPX format from Topo!: TuscaroraTr_JemimaGrave_GPS20061029_tpo.gpx

Description File: TuscaroraTr_JemimaGrave_GPS20061029.doc

GPS TrackMaker Trace: TuscaroraTr_JemimaGrave_GPS20061029.gtm

Garmin MapSource Trace: TuscaroraTr_JemimaGrave_GPS20061029.gdb

Photo Album: TuscaroraTr_JemimaGrave_GPS20061029

Notes: linear hike.  Initially going near the houses, which I don't like.  Then becomes better - waterfall, overlooks.

 

 

Hike 12.  Gerhard Shelter - White Rocks

 

Club: Jack's Trace

Date: 10/31/2006

Parking: good

Topo! Mid-Atlantic Trace: GerhardShelter_WhiteRocks_GPS20061031JThorsen.tpo

Universal GPX format from Topo!: GerhardShelter_WhiteRocks_GPS20061031JThorsen_tpo.gpx

Notes: classical hike - highly recommend.  Can add Halfmoon Overlook to make it a cool 20 miler.  Steep climb to the shelter.  Tuscarora Trail from the shelter is very rocky.  White Rocks are rocky.  Water may be a problem.

 

 

Hike 13.  Tuscarora Trail: Rt. 55 - Capon Furnace

 

 

Club: Wanderbirds

Date: 10/28/2007

Parking: start - on the shoulder of Rt. 55, end - dood.

Topo! Mid-Atlantic Trace: TuscaroraTrRt55_CaponFurnace_GPS20071028.tpo

Universal GPX format from Topo!: TuscaroraTrRt55_CaponFurnace_GPS20071028_tpo.gpx

GPS TrackMaker Trace: TuscaroraTrRt55_CaponFurnace_GPS20071028.gtm

Garmin MapSource Trace: TuscaroraTrRt55_CaponFurnace_GPS20071028.gdb

Google Earth Trace: TuscaroraTrRt55_CaponFurnace_GPS20071028.kmz

Universal GPS Format: TuscaroraTrRt55_CaponFurnace_GPS20071028.gpx

Photo Album: TuscaroraTrRt55_CaponFurnace_GPS20071028

Notes: Linear hike.  Last stretch is not on the Tuscarora Tr. 

Warnings: Shelter doesn't have reliable water.

 

 

Hike 14.  Tuscarora Trail: Tea Mountain - VanBuren Furnace

 

 

Club: Wanderbirds

Date: 07/12/2009

Parking: both start and end are on the road sholders

Topo! Mid-Atlantic Trace: TuscaroraTr_TeaMtn_VanBurenFurnace_GPS20090712.tpo

Universal GPX format from Topo!: TuscaroraTr_TeaMtn_VanBurenFurnace_GPS20090712_tpo.gpx

Description File: TuscaroraTr_TeaMtn_VanBurenFurnace_GPS20090712.doc

GPS TrackMaker Trace: TuscaroraTr_TeaMtn_VanBurenFurnace_GPS20090712.gtm

Universal GPS Format: TuscaroraTr_TeaMtn_VanBurenFurnace_GPS20090712.gpx

Photo Album: TuscaroraTr_TeaMtn_VanBurenFurnace_GPS20090712.html

Notes:  Don't miss the overlook on the side trail.  Be careful with the snakes there.

Warnings: Rocky, Rattle Snakes.  Hunters.

 

 


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