Compton Peak, located in the north district of Shenandoah National Park, is a moderate, 2.4 mile out and back hike that boasts both summit views and unique geological formations
Hitchhiking, picking up strangers and making new friends. It is all part of the Appalachian Trail backpacking experience!
Despite detailed planning, adventures sometimes go awry. It is those experiences that make the funniest and most memorable trail stories!