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Benson Run Rd

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 3.0 from 1 vote
blue  Intermediate from 1 vote
Rank: #67 in the George Washington National Forest area
#232 in VA, #6,789 Overall
Views: 180. Last 30 days: 11
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Trail near Craigsville,  area, 
“A fire road climb to the Shenandoah Mountain trail.”
Leslie Kehmeier on Apr 8, 2013
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4.77.6 milesKilometers 1,311’400 m Ascent 3,037’926 m High 5% Avg Grade (3°)
Doubletrack Type -20’-6 m Descent 1,747’532 m Low 16% Max Grade (9°)
Description
Benson Run Road (also known as USFS Rd 173) starts in the Deerfield Valley. The fire road is the connection to the Shenandoah Mountain Trail (447) for the Southern Traverse - IMBA Epic. The road starts out mellow at first and then climbs at a nice steady grade to a saddle that intersects the Shenandoah Mountain Trail (447).
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 3.8 from 5 votes
Checking the map at the intersection of Benson Run Rd and the Shenandoah... (Craigsville, VA)
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