ElevationAscent: 207' 63 m
Descent: -677' -206 m
High: 2,524' 769 m
Low: 2,050' 625 m
GradeAvg Grade: 4% (2°)
Max Grade: 23% (13°)
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“A blue-blazed singletrack that hugs the ridgeside from the Gravel Springs Hut to Mt Marshall Trail.”— Larry W. Brown
Up until this point, the trail generally doesn't gain or lose much elevation as it continues parallel with the contours of the ridge.
After passing the turn for the Big Devils Stairs Trail, the Bluff Trail descends very gradually through the forest towards its end junction with the Mt Marshall Trail, just north of the Thoroughfare Gap.
Thanks to Larry W. Brown, for sharing this trail description. If you’re interested in learning more details about great hikes, weather, camping / lodging, wildlife, and scenic drives, check out the comprehensive Guide to Shenandoah National Park.
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