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James River Face Wilderness

James River Face Wilderness

Glenwood Ranger District, Virginia : Jefferson National Forest

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Published by Forest Service, Southern Region, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in [Atlanta, Ga.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forest reserves -- Virginia,
  • Wilderness areas -- Virginia,
  • Jefferson National Forest

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesGlenwood Ranger District, Virginia
    SeriesRecreation guide R8 -- RG 129, Recreation guide R8 (Atlanta, Ga. : 1990) -- RG 129
    ContributionsUnited States. Forest Service. Southern Region
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 folded sheet (8 p.) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14446475M
    OCLC/WorldCa29396039


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AQRV Type: VISIBILITY: Sensitive Receptor: Sensitive Receptor Indicator: Thresholds: Natural Visibilty: For sources generally further than 50 km from a Class I area, the visibility threshold for concern is not exceeded if the 98th %ile change in light extinction is: 5% for each year modeled, when compared to the annual average natural condition value for that Class I area.

The James River is Virginia's premier river for recreation, and The James River Guide is the key to enjoying it, whether you are an angler, kayaker, rafter, or bird watcher.

Twenty-nine locator maps provide vital information on the river, all the way from its headwaters near Iron Gate to /5(12). This is one of the easier ascents to the James River Face Wilderness Area's highest points.

The hike starts on the Petite's Gap Road trailhead and ascends gradually using the Sulphur Spring Trail, passing arguably the best viewpoint in the entire wilderness before reaching the Appalachian Trail near the end of the Piney Ridge Trail.

The hike. James River Face Wilderness Area is a protected Class I Area located in the James River Face Wilderness book National Forest in central Virginia, as shown in Figure 2. Figure 2: Location of James River Face Wilderness Area An IMPROVE monitor was established east of Natural Bridge.

After the James River Face Wilderness Area was established inthe Marble Spring Shelter in that area was removed, and later taken by helicopter to Cove Mountain, near Bearwallow Gap.

Mile – Elev ', Sulphur Spring Trail (south crossing), stay straight on the AT. The scenic beauty of James River Face is one of the most important features of the wilderness. James River Face Wilderness book The James James River Face Wilderness book, at the northern boundary of the wilderness, existed prior to the last uplift of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

The uplift of the surrounding Blue Ridge Mountains in combination with the downward cutting of the River have resulted in a picturesque gorge readily viewed from the river itself and a State. James River Equipment. 14K likes. Your premier source for John Deere Construction, Forestry, Agricultural, Commercial & Residential equipment/5(4).

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James River Face Wilderness is located in Rockbridge and Bedford Counties. Established inthis 8, acre Wilderness is considered the “Grandfather of Virginia’s Wilderness” because it was the first Wilderness established in the commonwealth. About a half mile after turning onto the A.T. is a flat area with a sign for an James River Face Wilderness book spring.

There used to be a shelter here, but it was moved out of the area after the James River Face Wilderness Area was established in Wilderness National Forest Glasgow £¤ £¤ ¬« UV 35 James River James River Face Wilderness James River Face Wilderness Blue Ridge Parkway Devils Marbleyard Matts Creek Shelter To Buena Vista AT To Lynchburg 6 6 Hickory Stand.

James River Face Wilderness book Z 1b' QIØI\I. Created Date. James River Face Wilderness Fire 25°F Clear. 42 ° 22° Roanoke, VA with the author of the book and in the archives at Purdue University, where Neil Armstrong's papers are housed.

A mineral survey concluded that James River Face Wilderness book James River Face Wilderness, Virginia, had little promise for the occurrence of metallic mineral resources.

Two major rock units in the area do James River Face Wilderness book large nonmetallic mineral resources of quartzite and shale that have been mined for silica products and for brick and expanded aggregate, respectively.

Moved Permanently. The document has moved here. James River Face Wilderness Addition is a wildland in the George Washington and Jefferson National Forests of western Virginia that has been recognized by the Wilderness Society as a special place worthy of protection from logging and road construction.

Adjacent to the James River Face Wilderness, it extends the wildland opportunities of the wilderness on the east to the Jefferson National Forest Coordinates: 37°34′30″N 79°24′8″W /. James River Face Wilderness Loop Hike, Octo I have hiked trails in the James River Face (JRF) Wilderness at least half a dozen times in the past 20 years, but never explored all of the trails.

Because they extend in every direction like bicycle spokes, it is hard to do more than one trail per trip, and the distance from. The James River Face Wilderness now contains a total of 8, acres and is managed by the Forest Service.

All of the Wilderness is in the state of Virginia. In the James River Face Wilderness became part of the now over million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational.

Get this from a library. James River Face Wilderness: Glenwood Ranger District, Virginia: Jefferson National Forest. [United States. Forest Service. Southern Region.;]. About this Item: The Open Road Publishing Co.: Boston, MA, Hardcover.

Condition: Very Good. Illus., 7 x ", rebound in red cloth with original wraps, front cover affixed to cloth cover (and shellacked), pp, spine ends bumped, ink name of former owner at top of front fly, pp browned and a bit fragile, but SIGNED BY DEEP-RIVER JIM, whoever that was. A summary of our climb along the Appalachian Trail into the heart of the James River Face Wilderness area.

This summary begins at the James River Foot Bridge and covers the Appalachian Trail all. The James River Face Wilderness is an 8,acre area located near Natural Bridge, Virginia that is protected by the Eastern Wilderness Act of Congress to maintain its present, natural condition.

As part of the National Wilderness Preservation System, it helps to preserve a variety of natural life forms and contributes to a diversity of plant and animal gene pools. The rocks in the James River Face Wilderness are shales and quartzites that overlie a meta-igneous basement.

They are folded into a large southwestward-plunging anticline that is cut off on the east and south by an extensive thrustAuthor: C. Erwin Brown, Gertrude C. Gazdik. They settled on the James River Face Wilderness, a steep and rugged tract of about 9, acres just south of Glasgow.

Bowling printed a large topographic map of the area, and they marked trails. Located only 5 miles from Natural Bridge State Park and numerous hiking trails in the James River Face Wilderness Area.

We are fortunate to have the mighty James River flowing by our headquarters, allowing us to offer kayak, canoe, raft and river tube trips on one of the most scenic and remote sections of the upper James River.

James River Face Wilderness is a wilderness area in Jefferson National Forest, VA. View a map of this area and more on Natural Atlas. Outdoors and Sports James River Face Wilderness Area Address Rt.

Natural Bridge, VA ; Phone ; City Wilderness Canoe Company. James River Road Natural Bridge Station, VA   Eventually, this trail begins to open up to some obstructed but nice views on the ridge. The trail then descends quickly through a series of switchbacks.

At miles, you will exit the James River Face Wilderness boundary through a gate and cross Little Hellgate Creek. This mile Appalachian Trail section is one of the toughest northbound sections in Virginia - you climb, and then you climb some more.

The first nine miles are essentially 'green tunnel'. The middle section has several great views. And, the last part is an easy downhill coast to the James River. We did this section. James River Face Wilderness is displayed on the Snowden USGS quad topo map.

Anyone who is interested in visiting James River Face Wilderness can print the free topographic map and street map using the link above. The latitude and longitude coordinates of James River Face Wilderness areand the approximate elevation is.

The hike starts at the Appalachian Trail James River Foot Bridge. Once on the ridge you will have multiple awesome views of the James River cutting its way through the mountains.

This has been mapped this as a loop but recommend doing it as an out and back for multiple reasons: The last part of the loop utilizes a rarely used overgrown trail (read ticks), miles is on a paved road, trail /5(39).

The james River Face Wilderness comprises 8, acres in the Jefferson National Forest and occupies parts of Bedford and Rockbridge Counties, west-central Virginia. It is about 2 mi southeast of Natural Bridge Station and mi south of Glasgow (fig.

Access is provided by U.S. RouteState Routeand the Blue Ridge Parkway. Explore the Wilderness. The town of Glasgow is about miles downstream on the James River from Wilderness Canoe Company.

Glasgow has recently added an access point where the Maury River and James River meet. Get started. This trip starts at WCC. Your boat and gear are taken to the waters edge and launched at your own pace. This video shows walking a portion of the Sulphur Ridge Trail in James River Face Wilderness on April 2, The trail is not found on any current maps, but is.

Hike the 11 miles of the A.T. that runs through the James River Face Wilderness from Petites Gap to the river. Along the way you’ll cross 3,foot Highcock Knob and enjoy views of Peaks of Otter and the Alleghenies.

The trail drops down to the James River, spanned by the foot James River ‘Foot’ Bridge—the longest bridge on the A.T. Search Wilderness Connect For Practitioners Search Wilderness Connect For Practitioners.

James River Face Wilderness Loop - February 3, submitted by Jeff Monroe. This was a PATC/RATC combined hike that never quite combined.

The Charlottesville-based group picked up 2 hikers in Charlottesville, 2 more in Afton, and a 5 th in Staunton on the way to the Petite’s Gap Road trailhead. With temps that started the day in the teens. Deep-River Jim's Wilderness Trail Book Paperback – January 1, by Deep-river Jim (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating.

See all 2 formats and editions Hide 5/5(1). James River Face Wilderness Loop - Janu submitted by Jeff Monroe Susanna Williams and Jeff Monroe drove down from Charlottesville and joined 14 Roanoke-based hikers in a midweek hike of the James River Face Wilderness on the eve of the big snowstorm.

And, even though these two hikers commuted together, they did not hike together. River Valleys: The James River [Fig. 40] The headwaters of major rivers—the origin of so much water, so much life—have cast a spell over restless mankind for centuries. The Nile, for example, took the lives of several adventurers before the river's origin was eventually discovered in the mids.

The headwaters of the James, Virginia's mightiest river, are more accessible, although it is. James River Face Wilderness, Bedford and Rockbridge Counties, Virginia Geologic map, James River Face Wilderness, Va: Responsibility: by C.

Ervin Brown and Edgar W. Spencer ; Department of the Interior, United States Geological Survey. Brush pdf in Jefferson National Forest now at 20 acres The fire is located south of U.S.

and the James River within the James River Face Wilderness on the Jefferson National Forest.Photos of James River Face Wilderness Area - 6.

Hiking Project is built by hikers like you. Add Your Photos. near Glasgow, VA. near Glasgow, VA. near Glasgow, VA. near Glasgow, VA.

near Glasgow, VA. Jan.Sat, Feb 3,AM: The description of the event, James River Face Wilderness Loop, is available only to members.