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Rocky Mount Trail
Difficult
Elkton, VA Dec 3, 2020
Rocky Mount Trail Elkton, VA
Difficult
Dec 3, 2020
Notes: Wow! Talk about elevation changes. That climb out of the valley bottom to the peak (from gap trail) is one of the toughest I have done in Shenandoah.
Gap Run Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Elkton, VA Dec 2, 2020
Gap Run Trail Elkton, VA
Intermediate/Difficult
Dec 2, 2020
Notes: Used this trail to loop the Rocky Mountain Trail. Very wet & muddy at the bottom of valley. Follow orange streamers to keep on trail.
Sugar Hollow Loop
Intermediate
Crimora, VA Sep 19, 2020
Sugar Hollow Loop Crimora, VA
Intermediate
Sep 19, 2020
Notes: Nice loop. Started at Black Rock and went CCW. AT was smooth. Canyon up and downs tough. River crossings in valley were fun
Brown Mountain Trail
Difficult
Elkton, VA Feb 16, 2020
Brown Mountain Trail Elkton, VA
Difficult
Feb 16, 2020
Notes: Went from top to bottom. AWESOME views!!!
Big Run Portal Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Grottoes, VA Feb 16, 2020
Big Run Portal Trail Grottoes, VA
Easy/Intermediate
Feb 16, 2020
Notes: Did 1.4 mile section for Big Run Loop. 4 river crossings calf to knee deep. Freaking cold water. Had to take boots and socks off & roll pants up.
Big Run Portal
Difficult
Elkton, VA Feb 16, 2020
Big Run Portal Elkton, VA
Difficult
Feb 16, 2020
Notes: Did CCW. 4 river crossings calf-knee deep. Most awesome views and wonderful trails. Lots of downed trees.
Rocky Mountain Run Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Grottoes, VA Feb 16, 2020
Rocky Mountain Run Trail Grottoes, VA
Intermediate/Difficult
Feb 16, 2020
Notes: Went bottom to top. Nice steady climb from valley to ridge.
Smith Roach Gap Road
Easy/Intermediate
Elkton, VA Feb 14, 2020
Smith Roach Gap Road Elkton, VA
Easy/Intermediate
Feb 14, 2020
Notes: Quiet dirt road hike. Connected to Hightop Hut trail and AT for loop
Hightop Hut Road
Intermediate
Stanardsville, VA Feb 14, 2020
Hightop Hut Road Stanardsville, VA
Intermediate
Feb 14, 2020
Notes: Steep road up to AT. Connected to AT for loop
Saddle Gap Trail #703
Intermediate/Difficult
Glasgow, VA Feb 13, 2020
Saddle Gap Trail #703 Glasgow, VA
Intermediate/Difficult
Feb 13, 2020
Notes: Great climb up to AT that lands you just north of the Big Rocky Row views.
Seneca Rocks Trail #563
Intermediate/Difficult
Franklin, WV Feb 11, 2020
Seneca Rocks Trail #563 Franklin, WV
Intermediate/Difficult
Feb 11, 2020
Notes: Up to lookout and back. Great views
Turk Mountain Out and Back
Intermediate
Crimora, VA Feb 4, 2020
Turk Mountain Out and Back Crimora, VA
Intermediate
Feb 4, 2020
Notes: Great views from a relatively easy and short hike
Riprap Hollow
Intermediate/Difficult
Crimora, VA Sep 18, 2019
Riprap Hollow Crimora, VA
Intermediate/Difficult
Sep 18, 2019
Notes: A whole lot of elevation change on this one. A pretty challenging loop! I did it CCW to save the hardest climb for the last.
Wildcat Ridge Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Crimora, VA Sep 18, 2019
Wildcat Ridge Trail Crimora, VA
Intermediate/Difficult
Sep 18, 2019
Notes: Awesome climb out of the valley and to the ridge line.
Riprap Trail
Intermediate
Crimora, VA Sep 18, 2019
Riprap Trail Crimora, VA
Intermediate
Sep 18, 2019
Notes: Pretty rocky and tough on the knees all the way down. Some excellent views before at at the chimney rocks
Humpback Rocks Loop
Difficult
Nellysford, VA Apr 13, 2019
Humpback Rocks Loop Nellysford, VA
Difficult
Apr 13, 2019
Notes: 4.2 mi : Great views at the rocks and using the AT on the way back was a much nicer trip down.
Albright Loop Trail
Intermediate
Nellysford, VA Apr 13, 2019
Albright Loop Trail Nellysford, VA
Intermediate
Apr 13, 2019
Notes: Enjoyable loop hike that avoids the weekend crowd of Humpback Rocks trail from the same parking lot.
Humpback Rocks
Difficult
Nellysford, VA Apr 13, 2019
Humpback Rocks Nellysford, VA
Difficult
Apr 13, 2019
Notes: Steep .8 mile to the rocks and then a nice 3.4 miles to loop back around to the parking lot on the AT
Henry Lanum Trail #702
Intermediate/Difficult
Buena Vista, VA Mar 31, 2019
Henry Lanum Trail #702 Buena Vista, VA
Intermediate/Difficult
Mar 31, 2019
Notes: Enjoyable loop trail. The spur trail to the peak is a "must do". The views from the top are spectacular!!!!
Mount Pleasant Trail #704
Intermediate
Buena Vista, VA Mar 31, 2019
Mount Pleasant Trail #704 Buena Vista, VA
Intermediate
Mar 31, 2019
Notes: Excellent views of the surrounding areas!