Vicki’s Death March

An annual Black Friday run – Vicki’s Death March is a VHTRC Fat Ass event – 25ish miles of the “best of” Shenandoah National Park. Starting at the Old Rag parking lot and continuing to White Oak Canyon, Hawksbill, Little Stony Man, Skyland, Corbin Cabin and Nicholson Hollow, and ending up back in the parking lot of Old Rag where post-run beverages and festivities wait! This year there was considerable ice and snow on the trail which prompted several of us to detour from Skyland taking the Old Rag Fire Road back to the parking lot to avoid ice on Corbin Cabin and Nicholson Hollow. We ended up with 22 miles of glorious trail running with friends on a cold winter day. Absolutely the best way to spend Black Friday.

White Oak Canyon

White Oak Canyon

Overlook on the climb up White Oak Canyon

Overlook on the climb up White Oak Canyon

Upper falls - White Oak Canyon

Upper falls – White Oak Canyon

Snowy trail

Snowy trail

View from the AT on the way to Skyland

View from the AT on the way to Skyland

 

 

 

 

 

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2 responses

  1. UNFEATHERED - T Thames

    I breathe better when I look at your pix, Katie! Merry Christmas, girlfriend.   T

    From: I see trails >To: t2thames@bellsouth.net >Sent: Friday, December 20, 2013 7:29 PM >Subject: [New post] Vicki’s Death March > >katie posted: “An annual Black Friday run – Vicki’s Death March is a VHTRC Fat Ass event – 25ish miles of the “best of” Shenandoah National Park. Starting at the Old Rag parking lot and continuing to White Oak Canyon, Hawksbill, Little Stony Man, Skyland, Corbin Cabin a” >

    December 21, 2013 at 12:29 pm

    • So glad you like the photos! I need to get back on the blogging train!!!

      April 16, 2014 at 4:43 pm

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