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Big Schloss, Wolf Gap Rec. Area ~ Nr. Edinburg, VA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member garmin_geek
N 38° 56.468 W 078° 39.963
17S E 702280 N 4312834
Quick Description: Big Schloss (German for Castle) is another treasure in the George Washington National Forest. A relatively easy hike at only 4.4 miles and 1,000 vertical feet from the parking lot at Wolf Gap.
Location: Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 1/28/2009 4:23:16 PM
Waymark Code: WM5P5Z
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache
Views: 17

Long Description:
Big Schloss peak, named by German immigrants provides a wonderful view of the surrounding valleys. Make sure to bring a packed lunch because you will want to linger at the Big Schloss rock outcropping and soak in the view.

Big Schloss - 4.4 miles - not a circuit hike
Start hike at Wolf Gap Camp Ground (N38 55.484 W78 41.333)
0.0 At camp site 9, take orange blazed trail north.
0.25 Switch backs as trail becomes steeper.
0.75 Arrive at ridge, bear left onto narrower trail.
1.9 Bear right on white blazed Big Schloss trail.
Use caution to make certain you are on the white blazed trail as the orange blazed trail continues on to connect with other trails.
2.2 Take wooden bridge to Big Schloss
Return on the same route.
Altitude in Feet: 2964

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