Blue Ridge Mountain
Beginning at the front corner of the Dining Hall, runners proceed across the field and exit the camp’s main entrance, following the gravel road. At the far end of Hope Lake, runners proceed across the dam and
spillway onto unnamed camp trail and follow to intersect with Elliott Knob Trail at 1.5 miles. Follow Elliott Knob Trail over Little North Mountain to VA Rt. 42.
Crossing Rt. 42, proceed to FS #291 and follow to FS trail #657 (Falls Hollow); turn right on FS 1448. Follow FS 1448 to the summit of Elliott Knob (passing both north and south options for North Mtn Trail). Retrace course 3/10 mile and turn left on FS trail #443 (North Mtn Trail) proceeding north to SR 688 (Dry Branch Gap).
Proceed straight on FS trail #485 (Crawford Mtn) to FS trail #489 (Chimney Hollow), turn left and follow to US 250. Cross 250 and follow FS trail #650 (Dowells Draft) to junction of Wild Oak Trail. Veering right, follow Wild Oak Trail loop (FS trail #716 counter-clockwise direction) over Hankey Mtn, Lookout Mtn, Grindstone Mtn, & Chestnut Ridge to Little Bald Knob. Turn Right and proceed north on FS 427 to FS 85. Turn Right, following FS 85 to spur road & Reddish Knob summit.
Retrace course from summit and continue north on FS 85 to Briery Branch Gap. Continue on FS 85 for approx. one half-mile to clearing on left Turn around and retrace course back to Camp Shenandoah without summiting Reddish Knob & Elliott Knob on the return course.
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