New hikes scheduled for October and November!
All hikes will meet on Sundays at the Y Center at 1pm unless otherwise indicated. Please wear sturdy shoes, bring enough water and a snack and dress for the weather. We'll be carpooling, so if you're not driving, please bring $2 for your driver for gas. Ben Thompson will lead all hikes except for the Huckleberry Trail guided walk (led by Nancy Brauer). For more information on the guided hike, please look in our class guide at www.vtymca.org/OpenU.html. No registration is necessary.
||Cascades - Pembroke, VA
||This hike is 4 miles round trip - moderate
||Pandapas Pond - near Newport, VA
||Hike around the pond and trails - easy
||Huckleberry Trail Geology Walk - Christiansburg, VA
||Guided walk with discussion of the geology of the area, ***starts at NRV Mall entrance to trail, 2 miles, ends at Merrimac parking area - easy
||McAfee Knob - Catawba, VA
||7-8 mile hike to beautiful overlookon the Appalachian Trail - difficult
Questions about hikes? Contact Ben at Bpt1989@gmail.com or call 757-897-7242
Check out www.meetup.com to access several local hiking groups with trips to popular hikes and outdoor activities. VT student/faculty/community member? Consider joining the Outdoor Club of Virginia Tech for more outdoor recreation opportunities!
Want to voluteer to lead a hike? Send us an email or call 540-961-9622