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Hike the Appalachian Trail from Elk Garden to Buzzard Rock

Troutdale, Virginia

5.0
6.6 mi / 1000 ft gain

Hurricane Knob from Hurricane Campground

Chilhowie, Virginia

1.76 mi / 295 ft gain

Mount Rogers Loop

Mouth of Wilson, Virginia

5.0
15.6 mi / 1079 ft gain

Wilburn Ridge and Massie Gap Loop

Mouth of Wilson, Virginia

5.0
2.32 mi / 318 ft gain

Hike Twin Pinnacles Via Big Pinnacles Trail

Mouth of Wilson, Virginia

5.0
2.4 mi / 700 ft gain

Rhododendron Trail to Rock Croppings

Mouth of Wilson, Virginia

5.0
1.77 mi / 289 ft gain

Hike and Fish Cabin Creek Trail

Mouth of Wilson, Virginia

5.0
1.8 mi / 400 ft gain

Photograph Wild Horses at Grayson Highlands State Park

Mouth of Wilson, Virginia

4.6
1.8 mi / 306 ft gain

Backpack the Grayson Highlands

Mouth of Wilson, Virginia

4.8
9.1 mi / 1549 ft gain

Places to stay

Grindstone

1946 Laurel Valley Road

Grindstone

Fox Creek Horse Camp

Troutdale, Virginia

Fox Creek Horse Camp

Old Virginia Group Horse Camp

Mouth of Wilson, Virginia

Old Virginia Group Horse Camp

Hurricane Campground

Sugar Grove, Virginia

Hurricane Campground

Beartree

Damascus, Virginia

Beartree

Raccoon Branch Campground

Sugar Grove, Virginia

Raccoon Branch Campground

Guides and stories

Road to Damascus

Road to Damascus

David Lefkowitz

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