Kennedy's Peak, Winchester

Directions: On I-81 Take exit 283 onto Rt. 42 east. At the junction with Rt.11 turn right on Rt. 11 south. After Four miles turn left on Fort Valley road. Stay on Fort Valley road up and through Edinburg gap, until the stop sign. At the sign take the right (Still Fort Valley Rd) and continue up the next mountain where at the top there is a pull off and the trailhead.

Trail Information: At the trail head there are two ways to do this run. As a four mile out and back to the peak, or start by running down the mountain making a strenuous 9.5 mile 2500 ft elevation change calf burner. Either way the peak is a motivating objective.

Miscellaneous Information: A topo of the trail with pictures can be found at hikingupwards.com search Kennedy's peak. KP is along the Massanutten trail which is an 83 mile loop through the Massanutten Range in the middle of the beautiful Shenandoah Valley.

Eric