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Big Schloss

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Wolf Gap Rd, George Washington National Forest, Woodstock, VA
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Nice moderate hike.

Uphill climb at first. Levels out soon after. Gotta get to the bridge. Great views. Close to a... read more

Reviewed June 3, 2017
jbjmbs
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Lost River, West Virginia
Favorite hike of our trip!

This hike far surpassed the others as our #1 hike of our extended weekend in the Shenandoah area... read more

Reviewed March 11, 2017
Kashia Q
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Wolf Gap Rd, George Washington National Forest, Woodstock, VA
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Reviewed June 3, 2017

Uphill climb at first. Levels out soon after. Gotta get to the bridge. Great views. Close to a 4.5 mile hike round trip.

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Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

This hike far surpassed the others as our #1 hike of our extended weekend in the Shenandoah area. We hiked several trails in the Shenandoah National Park and then this one, and we all agreed that it was the most memorable. I don't think that...More

2  Thank Kashia Q
Reviewed January 21, 2017

Not really in Woodstock, Va; Wolf Gap rec ctr is actually in Warrensville, WVa. It's quite gruelling on the way up, I had to stop at least twice (am 46yr old woman). Took us over 3hrs to finish as terrain is quite rocky. At the...More

1  Thank terrdeter
Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

Hiking is one of my favorite things to do. And exploring new trails is even better. Big Schloss didn't disappoint. The weather had other plans though. We started up the trail at campsite #9 and it was warm. Once we got to the ridge line,...More

Thank llleader73
Reviewed August 29, 2016

My daughter and I hiked Big Schloss early on a Sunday morning. We were worried about the heat so got a pretty early start. There was only one other car in the lot when we arrived. I was a bit worried about the difficulty of...More

Thank smsnyc55
Reviewed August 23, 2016

The 4 mile round trip hike to me seemed difficult at times. The view though is completely worth it!!

Thank Wes M
Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Hardest part is the first 2/3rd mile - pretty rapid increase in altitude. Once up on the ridge the hike is easier. For nearly all sections your hiking on rock so it's important to wear appropriate hiking boots. The views on the ridge-line are worth...More

Thank dctrentster
Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

Moderate to easy hike. First 3/4 mile of this 2 miles hike is tough. Climbing about 33 degrees incline. Once it levels out, next 1.3 miles has a couple small climbs, but mostly flat/easy inclines. At the end, views are indescribable. Absolutely stunning and well...More

1  Thank Nolen2016
Reviewed March 18, 2016

The hike is challenging in some areas and easy in others. Plenty of laces for a rest, bring a lunch and something to drink, the views are beautiful.

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed March 14, 2016

We were a little worried when we saw this hike described as "strenuous" since my husband and I are both a bit out of shape. But we decided to give it a shot, and boy are we glad we did!!!! If you're worried that this...More

2  Thank Katie L
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