Filtering by: Virginia

Feb
10
10:00 AM10:00

West Virginia - Raven Rock Trail

This Hike is led by GWH Ambassador Sharon Jones!

If you are a registered member and have your punch card, don’t forget to bring it so I can initial it! 
If you’re not a registered member, you’re more than welcome to attend anyway! You can find out more about how to become a registered member and get a punch card of your own here: https://girls-who-hike.myshopify.com/products/gwh-new-member-kit 
I will not be handing out punch cards at this event. They’re available through purchase of a New Member Kit only. 


Raven Rock Trail
Trail Rating: YELLOW: Moderate hike, well-signed, elevation gain of between 1,000-2,000 feet, low altitude. Novice hikers welcome! 3L of water required.

Date: February 10, 2019
Time: 10:00 A.M.
Meeting Location: Meet in the parking area just across from the trailhead at 9:45 A.M. Hike will begin at 10:00 A.M. sharp. 

Distance: 7 miles out and back
Elevation Gain: 439 feet
AllTrails Track: https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/west-virginia/raven-rock-trail

Water Required: 3 Liters

Dogs: Yes – must be on a leash. 
Permits / Passes: N/A
Trailhead Coordinates / Address: Coopers Rock State Forest61 County Line Drive, Bruceton Mills, WV 26525

Track: We’ll meet in the parking area near the gate to the main entrance. We will follow the road (approximately 2 miles) to the trailhead. We will follow the red blazed trailhead along a creek bed to Raven Rock overlook. Weather dependent, we will hang out at the overlook for a short while then return the way we came. 

Kids: No
Men: No

***As with all GWH events, you must sign the GWH waiver before attending – it takes less than a minute to sign, and once you’ve signed it once you’re good to go for all future meetups***
LINK TO WAIVER: http://bit.ly/GWHLiabilityWaiver

To complete this hike, I highly recommend bringing snacks, 3L of water, and your 10 essentials.

This hike is open to hikers of all skill levels. We’ll be hiking as a group, and nobody will be left behind or forgotten.

Any updates will be posted on the event thread via the pinned post, and I’ll update the event description if anything changes!

Please note: I did this hike in December. The trail was very wet and muddy. Be sure to wear waterproof shoes or boots and bring an extra pair of socks and shoes for your return drive home. 

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Oct
6
10:00 AM10:00

Virginia - Billy Goat Trail

This Hike is led by GWH Ambassador Medha Satyal! We're partnering with Athleta Tysons Corner for this hike; they'll be joining us with giveaways!
**This event is being publicly promoted by Athleta Tysons Corner

Trail Rating: This is a yellow hike on the GWH scale. There is some rock scrambling on this trail that can be challenging.
Billy Goat Trail at Great Falls
Date: October 6
Time: 10:00 am
Distance: ~3.8 miles
EG: 400 ft
Location: Great Falls Tavern Visitor Center
Dogs: No- No pets are allowed on this trail
Kids: No 
Men: No
Permits / Passes: $10 per car to park

***As with all GWH events, you must sign the GWH waiver before attending – it takes less than a minute to sign, and once you’ve signed it once you’re good to go for all future meetups***
LINK TO WAIVER: http://bit.ly/GWHLiabilityWaiver

This hike is open to hikers of all skill levels. We’ll be hiking as a group, and nobody will be left behind or forgotten. Any updates will be posted on the event thread, and I'll update the event description if anything changes!

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Aug
19
10:00 AM10:00

Virginia - Crabtree Falls

This Hike is led by GWH Ambassador Medha Satyal! We're partnering with Athleta Tysons Corner for this hike; they'll be joining us with giveaways!
**This event is being publicly promoted

Trail Rating: This is a yellow hike on the GWH scale.
Crabtree Falls
Date: August 19
Time: 10:00 am
Distance: ~3.8 miles
EG: 1380 feet
Location: Crabtree Falls Parking Lot (you can find this on google maps)
Dogs: No
Kids: No
Men: No

***As with all GWH events, you must sign the GWH waiver before attending – it takes less than a minute to sign, and once you’ve signed it once you’re good to go for all future meetups***
LINK TO WAIVER: http://bit.ly/GWHLiabilityWaiver

This hike is open to hikers of all skill levels. We’ll be hiking as a group, and nobody will be left behind or forgotten. Any updates will be posted on the event thread, and I'll update the event description if anything changes!

 

 

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Jul
8
10:00 AM10:00

Virginia - Reedy Creek to Belle Isle

This Hike is led by GWH Ambassador Medha Satyal! The first 10 members to arrive will receive special Girls Who Hike giveaways!
Salomon representative Jackie Hoffman will be joining us with additional giveaways, snacks, and hiking shoes to demo.

Trail Rating: This is a green hike on the GWH scale – great for beginners!
Belle Isle via Reedy Creek Trail
Date: July 8
Time: 10:00 am
Distance: ~3.5 miles
EG: 250 feet
Location: Reedy Creek Trailhead (you can find this on Google Maps)
Dogs: Yes
Kids: No
Men: No

***As with all GWH events, you must sign the GWH waiver before attending – it takes less than a minute to sign, and once you’ve signed it once you’re good to go for all future meetups***
LINK TO WAIVER: http://bit.ly/GWHLiabilityWaiver

This hike is open to hikers of all skill levels. We’ll be hiking as a group, and nobody will be left behind or forgotten. We'll start on the Reedy Creek Trail, cross over to Belle Isle and explore a bit, then return.

Any updates will be posted on the event thread, and I'll update the event description if anything changes!

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Jun
16
8:00 AM08:00

Virginia - Dragons Tooth

This hike is led by GWH Ambassador Medha Satyal! The first 10 members to arrive will receive special Girls Who Hike giveaways!

Trail Rating: YELLOW: Moderate hike, well-signed, elevation gain of between 1,000-2,000ft., low altitude. Novice hikers welcome!
Dragon’s Tooth Trail
Date: June 16, 2018
Time: 8:00 AM
Distance: 4.1 Miles
EG: 1228 feet
Location: Dragon’s Tooth Trailhead 37.37898, -80.15561
AllTrails Track: https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/virginia/dragons-tooth-trail
Dogs: No
Kids: No
Men: No

***As with all GWH events, you must sign the GWH waiver before attending – it takes less than a minute to sign, and once you’ve signed it once you’re good to go for all future meetups***
LINK TO WAIVER: http://bit.ly/GWHLiabilityWaiver

This hike is open to hikers of all skill levels. We’ll be hiking as a group, and nobody will be left behind or forgotten.

Any updates will be posted on the event thread, and I'll update the event description if anything changes!

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Mar
24
9:45 AM09:45

Virginia - Sharp Top Mountain

This event is hosted by Girls Who Hike Ambassador Medha Satyal. Attendees will receive special Girls Who Hike giveaways before the hike starts.
TRAIL NAME: Sharp Top Trail
TOTAL DISTANCE: 3.0 miles
TOTAL ELEVATION GAIN: 1340 feet
LOCATION: Sharp Top Mountain Trailhead (you can find this on Google Maps). 37.44319, -79.60938.
MEETING TIME: 9:45 AM

Hey ladies! I’m excited to lead our first group hike to Sharp Top! Sharp Top was once thought to be the highest summit in Virginia, and has some AMAZING views at the top. I will update you with more information leading up to the hike via this Facebook Event, so keep an eye out for posts.

Well behaved, leashed dogs are welcome. 

TRAIL INFO: https://www.alltrails.com/trail/us/virginia/sharp-top-trail
GWH Trail Rating: YELLOW- Moderate hike, well-signed, elevation gain of between 1,000-2,000ft., low altitude. Novice hikers welcome!
 

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