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technicolorNHNice ridge line  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 12, 2015


Needed a break from the crowds of Shenandoah National Park and I got it. The paved road to the top was mostly on the ridge itself so the blackflies had a hard time with the wind which was a nice bonus. They had a fire on one side of the road fairly recently.
Posted May 14, 2015 4:57 pm

AirborneBuffNice View  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 21, 2009


Good view on a beautiful day
Posted Jun 27, 2009 10:03 pm

surgentDisappointing top.  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 11, 2008


Drove up to Reddish Knob summit a few minutes after hiking the Flagpole on Slate Springs Mountain. Drive was nice but the top was very disappointing and ugly with the grafitti. Still, nice views despite some incoming clouds.
Posted May 20, 2008 2:07 pm

ssfitzDrove Up  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 11, 2007


Took the wife and kid up in the truck. That road to the top is very tight but worth it for the views. It would be nice if they could get rid of all the graffiti up there though.
Posted Feb 29, 2008 12:48 pm

SteveinFXBGDrive up from West Virginia side
Date Climbed: Oct 22, 2006
Heading home from a weekend in the mountains my wife and I drove up Reddish Knob from the West Virginia side. It was a little more difficult a drive than the gazetteer led on (I thought the thicker red line meant it was paved - silly me). But we made it up and were rewarded with a stiff breeze, fall colors below, incredible views - some of the best in Virginia, and lots of graffiti.
Posted Oct 23, 2006 8:40 pm

royswkrDrive up recommended by local ranger  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 1, 2004
Posted Jul 31, 2006 10:15 pm

DebRoute Climbed: the road Date Climbed: 22 June 2003  Sucess!


WTF? I was rather disappointed with this "knob," because of all the crazy rain in the past few weeks, it was just way too muddy to do much hiking without breaking a leg. The summit is a graffiti parking lot but the drive from Harrisonburg was beautiful.
Posted Jun 22, 2003 4:35 pm

Jerry LRoute Climbed: The asphalt road Date Climbed: April, 2003  Sucess!

Jerry L

Beautiful area with really nice hiking. Great for training for the bigger stuff.
Posted May 18, 2003 5:20 am

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