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Mount Rogers Summit Trail

Intermediate
 3.5 (12)

Side trail to the summit of Mount Rogers


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Map Key

0.5

Miles

0.8

KM

Point to Point

5,726' 1,745 m

High

5,447' 1,660 m

Low

278' 85 m

Up

0' 0 m

Down

10%

Avg Grade (6°)

23%

Max Grade (13°)

Dogs Unknown

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Description

This trail climbs from the Appalachian Trail (AT) near Thomas Knob shelter to the summit of Mount Rogers, highest point in Virginia. The trail initially passes through the mountain bald and enters the spruce - fir forest about 0.25 miles up the trail. The summit is marked by benchmark monument embedded in a boulder at the summit. There are no views from the summit.

Flora & Fauna

Spruce - Fir Forest

Contacts

Shared By:

Thomas Birch

Trail Ratings

  3.5 from 12 votes

#11402

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  3.5 from 12 votes
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Trail Rankings

#308

in Virginia

#11,402

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Near the summit of Mt. Rogers, dense, wet forest take over for a Pacific Northwest vibe.
Jul 3, 2017 near Adwolf, VA

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Oct 12, 2019
Pascale Edwards
10mi
Sep 21, 2019
AC Jones
Sep 14, 2019
Ben Rosenberg
1mi
Jul 25, 2019
Matt L
5h 30m
Jun 17, 2019
Matheu C
1mi
Nov 12, 2018
Ryan Maxey
Fun run up to summit from Thomas Knob area.
Mar 2, 2018
Laura Hensler
Still icy at the top