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Mau-Har Trail

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 4.5 (6)

A trail along a waterfall that creates a nice loop with the AT


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3.2

Miles

5.1

KM

76%

Runnable

2,765' 843 m

High

1,875' 571 m

Low

1,166' 355 m

Up

551' 168 m

Down

10%

Avg Grade (6°)

38%

Max Grade (21°)

Dogs Unknown

Features Fall Colors · River/Creek · Views · Waterfall · Wildflowers

Runner Notes

Steep terrain makes this a challenging but also satisfying route.

Description

Mau-Har is a side trail that creates a shortcut or a loop with the neighboring section of the AT. Running from south to north is a steady to steep climb alongside a stream that pools and waterfalls along the way.

At both the northern and southern termini, there are shelter and tent campsites. The southern site is on the AT, but only a short distance from the Mau-Har trailhead.

This trail, coupled with the AT is a long day trip (make sure you're ok with the total elevation gains along the loop), or a comfortable weekend in the mountains.

Contacts

Shared By:

Charles Merritt

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  4.5 from 6 votes

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  4.5 from 6 votes
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#161

in Virginia

#6,246

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Sarah crossing upper Campbell's Creek
Jan 21, 2020 near Nellysford, VA

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