Appalachian Trail: Keys Gap to David Lesser Memorial Shelter

MODERATE 2 reviews

Appalachian Trail: Keys Gap to David Lesser Memorial Shelter is a 6 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Harpers Ferry, West Virginia that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, camping, nature trips, and backpacking and is best used from March until November.

DISTANCE
6.0 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
859 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

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hiking
18 days ago

hiking
24 days ago

Great 6 mile out and back hike with an awesome stop halfway at David Lesser Shelter. The shelter has a 3 sided cabin, a shelter, an outhouse, 6 tent sites and a fresh water spring. Will definitely hike this again and stay at the shelter longer next time.