Appalachian Trail Backpack in Shenandoah NP, Class B/C, 46± miles

  • Friday, May 19, 2023
  • Tuesday, May 23, 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 6 to 9 in Shenandoah NP for a total of 46± miles.

Trip begins at Swift Run Gap and ends at Rockfish Gap. May 19th is a travel day and 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 11.5 miles from Swift Run Gap to Pinefield Hut, Day 2 will be 13.5 miles to Blackrock Hut, Day 3 will be 13 miles to Calf Mountain Shelter, Day 4 will be 7.5 miles to Rockfish Gap.

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 April 28, 2023.

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