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German Wilson Trail #1038

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Trail

0.8 mile 1.4 kilometer point to point
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Elevation

Ascent: 732' 223 m
Descent: 0' 0 m
High: 2,524' 769 m
Low: 1,792' 546 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 16% (9°)
Max Grade: 23% (13°)

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Trail shared by Barry Croker

Short, steep, rocky connector between Bucktail Trail Road and Halfmoon Ridge.

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Description

Starting at the gravel fire road portion of Bucktail Trail Road, the German Wilson Trail climbs sharply towards the ridge to the east of Halfmoon Mountain. The trail is initially non-technical, but very steep, as it cuts across the lower slopes of the gully.

About halfway up, it turns slightly to the right and heads straight up the drainage, steepening along the exposed rocks. Near the top, the trail flattens slightly before intersecting with the ridge along Halfmoon Lookout Trail. Take the right towards the lookout, or left towards Tuscarora - Pond Run Trail.

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Dec 30, 2018
Mikala Shremshock
Mar 17, 2018
Justin Hormel
Dec 28, 2017
JD PE
started to descend from half moon on a trail recon run but it became very steep and unrunnable. 0.5mi

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  3.5 from 2 votes

#8

in Wardensville

#18664

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#8

in Wardensville

#173

in Virginia

#18,664

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