NRV Sierra Sunset Hike to the Rice Field, Wednesday, September 10. Moderate, ~5 miles round trip. We will hike north on the Appalachian Trail from where it crosses Pocahontas Rd., past the Rice Field Shelter to the viewpoint, arriving at sunset. The moon will be just past full, but bring a flashlight or headlamp for […]
Present: Bruce Grimes, Elizabeth McCommon, Jessica Bennett, Barbara Valenza, Sal Valenza, Mary Ratliff, Tom Hoffman, Susan Gaskins, Larry Bernath, Phyllis Albritton It was announced that the Steppin’ Out booth signed up new members and got some new speakers. If anyone has articles for the newsletter, please get them to Maria ASAP. There is a “Don’t […]
Wednesday, August 20 7:00-9:00 pm Join us in the meeting room at Lucie Monroe’s Coffee Shop (Gateway Plaza, Bus. 460 in Christiansburg) for this month’s meeting. This month’s meeting will be a discussion of upcoming events and local environmental issues. Hope to see you there!
Wednesday, July 16 7:00-9:00 pm Join us in the meeting room at Lucie Monroe’s Coffee Shop (Gateway Plaza, Bus. 460 in Christiansburg) for this month’s meeting. This month’s meeting will be a discussion of upcoming events and local environmental issues. Hope to see you there!
Starting at Blue Ridge Parkway mile 51.7, this 11 mile hike will follow the Appalachian Trail north along Rice Mountain, drop to cross the Pedlar River, skirt the Lynchburg Reservoir, and climb along Brown Mountain Creek, passing an inviting swimming hole at about mile 8. Then we will climb slightly to the endpoint on VA […]
One way hike, 10.5 miles, from VA 630 (off of VA 42), northbound on the Appalachian Trail past the Keiffer Oak, ascending Sinking Creek Mountain, crossing rock slabs with views, and descending the mountain to Craig Creek Rd. Strenuous due to length. Meet to carpool at the Blacksburg University City Blvd, Kroger parking lot near […]
Everyone, Sierra Club members and thru hikers, enjoyed this year’s picnic. Take a look at the photos below to see why (click to enlarge images).