Appalachian Trail Backpack in Shenandoah NP, Class B/C, 38± miles

  • Friday, April 21, 2023
  • Tuesday, April 25, 2023
  • Call HL or Alan Alvarez for meeting place and time


Join HL Joe Kiczek (C) 484-639-8824,, for this backpacking trip of 3 nights and 4 days.   We’ll do AT Sections 2 to 5 in Shenandoah NP for a total of 38 ± miles.

Trip begins at Beahm's Gap and ends at Swift Run Gap, US Route 33.  April 21st is a travel day, and the first night will be at an Airbnb arranged by Alan Alvarez for his group who will be hiking with us but not backpacking.  We will meet up with Alan each morning at nearby trailheads.

Day 1 will be 7 miles from Beahm's Gap to Birds Nest No.3 Shelter, Day 2 will be 11 miles to Rock Spring Hut, Day 3 will be 11 miles to Bear Face Hut, Day 4 will be 9 miles to Swift Run Gap, U.S Route 33.

We will carpool for travel and shuttle with Alan’s group at end of trip.

Please call HL or Alan Alvarez 610-804-6577 to register for hike.

For purpose of fixing the travel, lodging and other logistics registration is required by March 31, 2023.

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