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Trail

0.5 mile 0.8 kilometer point to point
Singletrack
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 278' 85 m
Descent: 0' 0 m
High: 5,726' 1,745 m
Low: 5,447' 1,660 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 10% (6°)
Max Grade: 23% (13°)

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Trail shared by Thomas Birch

Side trail to the summit of Mount Rogers

Thomas Birch

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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

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Nov 12, 2018
Ryan Maxey
Fun run up to summit from Thomas Knob area.
Mar 2, 2018
Laura Hensler
Still icy at the top
Jul 30, 2017
Donovan Fitzgerald
A climb up to the peak to say "I did it". Zero views from this peak. 1mi
Apr 20, 2017
Layla Botwinik
Pretty anticlimactic when you get to the top. Lots of ponies as you go up though! 0.5mi
Sep 3, 2016
Melody Kienholz
Aug 13, 2016
Ben Milburn-Town

Trail Ratings

  3.6 from 7 votes

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  3.6 from 7 votes
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#390

in Virginia

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