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Dolly Sods Wilderness WV Backpack

This trip is a 5 day, 4-night trip that starts in Thomas, West Virginia at the Purple Fiddle Hostel as the first night and finishes with four days and three nights in the Dolly Sods Wilderness. Dolly Sods has many "rooms" including Hemlock groves, "sods" made up of heathland, blueberry shrubs, and cranberry bogs, as well as spruce forests, and rocky outcrops; making it one of the most diverse and awe-inspiring places to explore in the east. Sitting on one of the largest plateaus in the eastern United States, it resembles parts of northern Canada with flagged spruce trees, wide open views, crystal clear streams, and falls. The environment is unique as its story. Being logged, burned, and bombed, Dolly Sods has recovered into something very remarkable. Dolly Sods is outside of cell phone service and is void of light and sound pollution - providing a clearing for star gazing and wandering. Registration Required at

Fee:$695 per participant, includes all meals, group gear, and guidance/facilitation for the trip (Note: this is the actual cost to us as an organization, but if you really want to go and can't afford it, contact us and we'll figure something out. We're committed to figuring out a way for folks to get the renewal they need.)

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