The following link explains National Trails Day:
Today there are thousands of miles of wonderful trails due to the tremendous efforts of thousands of volunteers and volunteer organizations who would be happy to know that there work is enjoyed by millions of hiking newbies and old hands alike.
Great Videos about PATC and the early days of building the Appalachian Trail:
Pictures from sunrise Saturday thru sunrise Sunday text later.
The following lucky catch was taken from a Skyline Drive pull off very early Saturday morning.
A different hike and a different group but more map reading skills training.
Sunset from a Skyline Drive pull out on Saturday Night.
Sunday morning sunrise from a Skyline Drive pull out on the way to a day on Old Rag.
An interpretive sign about Old Rag on Skyline Drive
Another sunrise shot.