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Poverty Creek Trail System - ~11 miles (difficult)

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Feb 10 9:30AM - 3:30PM

It's not too early to start prepping for the summer. This ~11-mile hike will be a great start.

We'll meet at Heritage Park and hike the trails in this order:

Gateway
Jacob's Ladder
Poverty Creek
Trillium
Skullcap
Prickly
Royale
Poverty Creek
Snake Root
Gateway

Meeting location:

Heritage Park Paths, Blacksburg, VA 24060
Be careful--there is more than one parking lot in Heritage Park. Go to the parking lot off of Meadowbrook Drive. Use the coordinates.

Coordinates:
3714'42.1"N 8027'34.7"W
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Challenge level: difficult. For description of challenge level: https://sites.google.com/site/hummingbirdhikingsafety/home/hiking-difficulty-rating-system

Distance: ~11 miles

Elevation gain: 1780 feet

Sustenance: liter of water, lunch and snacks

Cost: none

If youre not an experienced hiker, please read: https://sites.google.com/site/hummingbirdhikingsafety/home

Website for Poverty Creek Trail system:
https://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/fseprd485195.pdf

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