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SteveinFXBGRoute Climbed: Hawksbill Loop Date Climbed: November 4, 2005  Sucess!

SteveinFXBG

A gorgeous November Day. Got to the trailhead by 9 AM and started up. I never saw another person on the trail! The views were about the clearest I can remember seeing.
Posted Nov 4, 2005 4:12 pm

pingzingrRoute Climbed: Upper Hawksbill Parking Lot Date Climbed: 19 June 2005  Sucess!

pingzingr

Nice little hike up the trail. Weather wasn't terribly cooperating with me. It was overcast all day long and looked like rain was going to come down.
Posted Jun 20, 2005 10:46 pm

elementalphotosDate Climbed: April 2, 2004  Sucess!

elementalphotos

Hiked this after a fresh snow storm. The southern portion of the park had just opened 1pm that afternoon. Although it was around 4 pm when I started on this trail, I was the first one on it since the fresh snow. Very cool feeling to be the first one leaving my footprints in the snow.
Posted Sep 29, 2004 4:23 pm

Michael CroffordDate Climbed: July 3, 2004  Sucess!

Michael Crofford

fun climb
Posted Sep 13, 2004 3:24 pm

txmountaineerRoute Climbed: Hawksbill Trail Date Climbed: 25 May 2004  Sucess!

txmountaineer

Hit the trail just before dusk, so I was treated to a wonderful sunset on the summit. I saw Mama Bear as well as 3 cubs on the way up and again heading down. We stayed out of each others' way, but it still made for a decent adrenaline rush!
Posted Aug 7, 2004 2:11 am

CharlesDRoute Climbed: Hawksbill loop. Date Climbed: April 12, 1999  Sucess!

CharlesD

Last day on the trail! But I started out with a quick up and down from Rock Creek shelter before descending to the valley. Great views under mostly overcast skies. Very windy but with good views of Old Rag to the east and the Great Valley to the west.
Posted Mar 21, 2004 6:35 pm

hgrapidRoute Climbed: Hawksbill loop, from Hawksbill Gap Date Climbed: March 13, 2004  Sucess!

hgrapid

Clear, gorgeous day, around 45 degrees. 360 degree views with clear blue skies. This was a very fun climb in Shenandoah National Park. Summiters, Daniel J. Fleischmann and Brian Stefanovic.

Posted Mar 13, 2004 7:42 pm

pilz8Date Climbed: feb 28 2004  Sucess!

pilz8

Climbed Hawksbill on a sunny clear winter day with my wife and 11month old son, excellent views from the top, real clear, quick easy hike with a good bit of lingering snow.
Posted Feb 29, 2004 8:28 pm

b.Route Climbed: AT from the Parkway Date Climbed: October 1997  Sucess!

b.

My only mountain east of the Mississippi! Unless you count a couple of hills in Northern Alabama (which I don't). My friends the Gallaway brothers took me on this trip during concurrent trips East to see family. A rain-turned-ice storm put about 2" of ice chunks on the trail from the trees. It was like a crystal forest! We did 15 miles of the AT through the park, climbing Hawksbill on the way. Just when I got up to pace it was over. Still a great hike, especially the beer stops!
Posted Sep 4, 2003 12:54 pm

shanrickvRoute Climbed: National Park Trail (Not the fire road) Date Climbed: May 1999  Sucess!

shanrickv

I hiked to top with my 70 year old father and my 7 year old son. We thought my wife, mother and 4 year old daughter, who were behind us, turned around well into the hike. However, the three of them made it to the top about 45 minutes behind us. My daughter went down on my shoulders! Not a difficult hike and well worth the excellent views.
Posted Jun 24, 2003 8:58 pm

tjburrRoute Climbed: North Trail Date Climbed: June 22, 2003  Sucess!

tjburr

The upward hike took us about 25 minutes including two or three brief stops to look at whitetail deer and blooming mountain laurels. The trail is moderately steep, but in good condition with a few rocky areas. The late afternoon temperature was a cool 67 degrees with a light breeze and thermals rising up from Shenandoah Valley. This was my first mountain in Virginia and well worth the hike! - TJ Burr, Author of "Rocky Mountain Adventure Collection", The Tales of a Colorado Mountaineer.
Posted Jun 24, 2003 10:10 am

EastKingRoute Climbed: Hawksbill Hiking Trail?? Date Climbed: 6/1998  Sucess!

EastKing

Great views and a fun hike.
Posted Apr 26, 2003 9:37 am

Jerry LDate Climbed: 04-21-03  Sucess!

Jerry L

Easy hike with nice views.
Posted Apr 26, 2003 4:43 am

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