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WILD GUYde Adventures, LLC

1047 Stuart St.

Harrisonburg, VA 22802

(540) 433-1637





Hiking, and Other Adventures



My father considered a walk among the mountains as the equivalent of church-going

(Aldous Huxley)


Not all who wander are lost” (Tolkien)




Hiking:  The National Forests and National Park near Harrisonburg offer the range of hiking experiences, from casual walking near streams, to strenuous exploration across mountains and off-trail.  We can go for a half day or a full day, and destinations might be a fire tower, a waterfall, a swimming hole, a rock maze, or a mountain peak.  These are not the colossal and dramatic natural features like Half Dome in Yosemite or the Grand Canyon in Colorado.  Rather, look for delightful hidden places, quiet beauty, and rarely a crowd or tourist.  Instruction topics can include stream crossing, map and compass/navigation and orienteering skills, or fire-building. 


(Full Day: $125 1-3 P; then $20 each additional.  Half Day: $95 1-3 P; then $20 each additional)





Design Your Own Adventure:  Numerous other options exist, including hiking and climbing guiding along Virginia’s Blue Ridge or at the Nelson Rock Outdoor Center (WV), a climbing self-rescue clinic, outdoor fitness training, group orienteering challenges in the National Forest, and flatwater paddling instruction for beginners and children.  We can customize to meet the interests of your family, scout troop, or youth group.  Call to talk about your needs.   (540-433-1637 or Lester@wildguyde.com). 




“[My walking has] nothing in it akin to taking exercise, as the sick take medicine at stated hours, as the swinging of dumbbells or chairs . . . but is itself the enterprise and adventure of the day.” (H.D. Thoreau)