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    Pennsylvania's Grand Canyon anyone?

    I was thinking of doing this 30 mile hike over the Columbus Day Weekend. Hopefully, the foliage will start changing by then. This can be done over 3 days and 2 nights or stretched an extra day for a more leisurely pace.

    Here are a few links:

    http://www.pahikes.com/trails/west-rim-trail

    Google map of the area

    Pennsylvania's DCNR

    Wikipedia's page

    Pine Creek Outfitters page

    Trip Report

    Backpacker magazine's details

    Plus there a a bunch of videos on YouTube.
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    That looks pretty sweet. I'm gonna check my schedule to see if it's doable. I kinda like the three-days, two-nights schedule.

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    Hiked that area a few times as a scout. Very awesome. Have a great time.
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    Never hiked it but was in there during the early RVing days. Awesome country!
    Most of us end up poorer here but richer for being here. Olddog, Fulltime hammocker, 365 nights a year.

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    Sounds like it might be a fun trip.
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    NOBO ending at Ansonia and the Sunset ice cream shop is a good way to go!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by 2Questions View Post
    NOBO ending at Ansonia and the Sunset ice cream shop is a good way to go!!
    2Q,
    Hmmm.... most people seem to do it SOBO saying there are places to eat closer by. What do you think?
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    Ahhhh man. too hard to decide.. this hike or the va hike that slated for that weekend as well. You guys make my decisions so difficult!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Living the Highlife View Post
    Ahhhh man. too hard to decide.. this hike or the va hike that slated for that weekend as well. You guys make my decisions so difficult!!
    What VA hang? I can say that Perrito is fine hiking company, and this sounds like a truly beautiful hike. I'm hoping to make it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SilvrSurfr View Post
    What VA hang? I can say that Perrito is fine hiking company, and this sounds like a truly beautiful hike. I'm hoping to make it.
    here is the thread for the VA hang that weekend..

    http://www.hammockforums.net/forum/s...ad.php?t=55800
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