Old Rag, Saturday, April 15@8:00 am



Shenandoah Sperryville, VA

Old Rag
Shenandoah National Park, VA

Old Rag, a rocky mountain in the middle of Shenandoah National Park, has the 360-degree panoramas near the summit.

*** This hike is STRENUOUS. The first 2-miles are steady uphill hiking. The next mile or so requires scrambling over boulders and is exposed. The net gain from the parking lot is approximately 2,500 feet. The entire loop is 8 miles and takes about 6 hours.

WHEN: Saturday, April 15, 2017 @ 8am

MEETING PLACE (2 Options):

A) Meet at the Clarendon metro station at 8:00am at the top of the escalator, OR
B) Meet at the Lower Old Rag Parking Lot around 10:00am, near the mini-Ranger Station (where you pay your fee)


RSVP: Ted Logothetti (theodore.c.logothetti@census.gov)

Please include the following information in your RSVP (please RSVP so that in the event we need to get in touch with you, we can) email:

1) If you are interested in being part of a carpool (give the area where
you live)

2) If you have room for a rider (give the area where you are coming from)

Directions to Parking Lot: Use this link: https://goo.gl/maps/98DXpR3EYLM2. Destination is the parking lot/ranger station.

Estimated travel time to the parking lot: About 2 hours from DC Metro Area

WEAR: Clothes appropriate for the weather, sturdy hiking boots or sneakers with good traction. It's always cooler at the summit, so it's a good idea to bring something warm (windbreaker).

BRING: Snacks/lunch and plenty of water for the trail, a pack to carry food and to shed clothes layers, sun screen and bug repellent