Friday, June 8 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Hike Up Cheat Ridge

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These mountains have stories to tell if you're willing to listen. This is a hike of lore and exploration into West Virginias historical past. Once home to the largest and oldest Red Spruce population in North America, Cheat Ridge runs fifty miles long and begins right in Snowshoe's backyard. This hike is and out and back meandering along the starting tributary of the Shavers Fork Headwaters, and for 1.5 mi gently ascends old railroad grade to the summit of Cheat Ridge. Hike Length: 2.5 miles. Difficulty: Moderate, with climbing/descending, root and rocky terrain
Helpful Info: The ridge line can be breezy, a windproof jacket is suggested.
Class time devoted to lecture: Less than 5 minutes

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Sherry Hamilton

Native West Virginian, Sherry, is an outdoor enthusiast, exploring the beauty of the mountains at a young age. While obtaining her Architecture degree in college, she fell in love with Outdoor Recreation Leadership programs and delved into them without looking back. She has traveled... Read More →

Friday June 8, 2018 2:00pm - 3:30pm EDT
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