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Peaks of Otter

Peaks of Otter

Page Type: Album

Object Title: Peaks of Otter

Image Type(s): Hiking


Page By: jasano2

Created/Edited: May 15, 2011 / May 15, 2011

Object ID: 715950

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The Peaks of Otter are a cluster of beautiful mountains on the Blue Ridge Parkway in Virginia. It is made up of three mountains which are connected by a shared valley. No one is for sure where the name has derived from, but some speculate that Scottish settlers named the area after Ben Otter of their homeland.
Sharp Top is most iconic of the Otter peaks. It was once considered to be the tallest in the Old Dominion of Virginia, but has now been relegated to 129th with little loss to it's grandeur.



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MarkDidierNice Album


Voted 10/10

It's been a long time since I have been in that area.

You probably should attach this to either the Blue Ridge Parkway area page or the Harkening Hill mountain page (or both).

Thanks for posting.
Posted May 15, 2011 4:55 pm

jasano2Re: Nice Album


Hasn't voted

Thanks Mark, I sure will. Cheers from Va!
Posted May 15, 2011 5:15 pm

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