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04-24-2013, 09:52
does it take most to hike from Harpers Ferry to close to Gettysburg? Trying to arrange a meet up with my family. Thanks, Cathy

max patch
04-24-2013, 10:26
Since you posted this in the thru hiker thread the easy answer is that when you get to Harpers Ferry you'll know the answer down to the minute.

I spent 4 days, which was 1/2 day on day 1 after sightseeing, days 2 and 3 were 20 approx 20 mile days, and day 4 was a 1/2 day into Caledonia where I hitched to Getttysburg. Some will take more, some less.

04-24-2013, 10:37
I concur with Max patch; it will take about 4 days if... you are not in the midst of the 4 state challenge. If you really want to smoke it, when you leave the Bears Den Hostel just plan on walking to Pen Mar park in 24 hours, I completed the 4 state twice, 18.5hrs the first time and 10 years later in 16.75hrs. You can do it! Good luck!

04-24-2013, 11:47
Thank you. My husband and daughter are out hiking and I am the one at home- I am the support team.