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201811-Dolly Sods

Dolly Sods November 2018

Daylight

Davis, WV

TwilightSunriseSunsetNight
6:407:104:585:27

Just under 10 hours daylight.

Weather

Forecast at 5pm Friday for Davis, WV

FridaySaturdaySundayMondayTuesday
CloudySnow/RainPartly SunnyRain/SnowPartly Sunny
 (all day) (all day) 
23--3330--3633--4715--3511--21

Keep in mind will be at & over 4000 feet.

Route

35 mile figure-8 loop

  • Clockwise around Dolly Sods Wilderness
  • Counter-clockwise around northern half of Roaring Plains West Wilderness

Parking at Bear Rocks Trailhead (39.063600, -79.303150)

CalTopo Route Map

Forest Service Maps

Day 1---10.14 miles
From Bear Rocks Trailhead
West on Bear Rocks/522 Tr
Left/south Dobbin Grade Tr
    x Beaver Dam Tr
Cross Red Creek
    x Raven Ridge Tr
Bear left/west/south Upper Red Creek Tr
Right/west Blackbird Knob Tr
Left/south Red Creek Tr
    x Breathed Mtn Tr, Rocky Point Tr
Cross Red Creek
    x Fisher Spring Tr, Big Stonecoal Tr
Camp @ Little Stonecoal Tr

Day 2---12.4 miles
West Red Creek Tr
Left/south Forest Service Rd 19
Bear right jeep road/South Prong Tr
Cross South Fork Red Creek
Continue southeast on trail
Cross South Fork Red Creek
    x Forest Service Rd 70, Roaring Plains Tr
Right/north Forest Service Rd 19
Left/northwest Rohrbaugh Tr
    x Wildlife Tr
Left/west Fisher Springs Tr
Cross Fisher Spring Run
Cross Fisher Spring Run
Right/north Red Creek Tr
Camp across Red Creek

Day 3---10.1 miles
North Red Creek Tr
Sharp left/south Rocky Point Tr
Bear right Lion's Head Tr
Bear right/north Big Stonecoal Tr
    x Dunkenbarger Tr, Breathed Mtn Tr, Blackbird Knob Tr, Harman Tr, Dobbin Grade Tr
Right/east Raven Ridge Tr
Camp at Beaver View & Bear Rocks Trs

Depending on timing/daylight/weather, may go straight on to trailhead & car

Day 4---2.51 miles
East Bear Rocks Tr to trailhead
    x Raven Ridge Tr, Dobbin Grade Tr

November 2018 Dolly Sods Loop

Travel

Blue Nissan Versa hatchback

Driving Directions

I76 west
Exit 146, US220 south
Bear right WV972 west/south
Now US50 west/south
Left WV93 west/south
Left WV42 south
Right Jordan Run Rd
Right Forest Road 75

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