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Mount Bird
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Mount Bird

 
Mount Bird

Page Type: Mountain/Rock

Location: Virginia, United States, North America

Lat/Lon: 38.36200°N / 78.386°W

Object Title: Mount Bird

Elevation: 2700 ft / 823 m

 

Page By: jrace1

Created/Edited: May 31, 2003 / Apr 1, 2004

Object ID: 151628

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Overview


Mount Bird is apart of the Massanutten Mountain Ridge. The 50 mile long Massanutten Mountain has elevations from 800-3300 feet. About 20 miles west of the Blue Ridge. Its one of the lesser know mountains in the Region. At the base of the ridge lies two caverns. On the eastern side is Luray Caverns, and to the western side sits Endless Caverns. Mount Bird is one of the most peaceful mountains in the east.

Getting There


From Washington D.C. take Interstate 66 West to exit #43. Then west on 29 to Warrenton. From Warrenton go on US-211(west) Past Luray. Turn left at the George Washington National Forest Visitor Center. Park at the Visitor Center. Hike up the "Red Trail" for about 1 mile. Then take a right onto the "white Trail". From there your about 3 Miles (one way) to the summit of Bird Mountain.

Red Tape


Not to my knowledge. (Check at the George Washington National Forest Visitor Center)

When To Climb


Can be climbed year round!

Miscellaneous Info


Bird Mountain has a vertical of 1700 Feet.

On average the temperature of Bird Mountain is about 8 degrees cooler than in the valley!

Average snow fall is 40 inches.

Last winter snow fall was 65 inches.

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jrace1Untitled Comment

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Bird Mountain has a vertical of 1700 Feet.





On average the temperature of Bird Mountain is about 8 degrees cooler than in the valley!





Average snow fall is 40 inches.





Last winter snow fall was 65 inches.
Posted May 31, 2003 7:58 pm
desainmeUntitled Comment

desainme

Hasn't voted

multiply the longitude by -1 to change it to West Longitude.
Posted Jul 4, 2003 8:27 pm

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Images

Photo taken on March 30th...march 30th <br />
 Photo taken by...Mount Bird just after it...