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blue Rocky Mountain Run Trail

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Trail

2.7 mile 4.3 kilometer point to point
85% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 1,018' 310 m
Descent: -4' -1 m
High: 2,422' 738 m
Low: 1,408' 429 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 7% (4°)
Max Grade: 35% (19°)

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Trail shared by Larry W. Brown

A gradually sloping trail with one very steep switchback near the Brown Mountain Trail, south of Rocky Mt.

Larry W. Brown

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Spring · Wildflowers

Description

This blue-blazed trail stretches gradually between Brown Mountain Trail and Big Run Portal Trail. With around 1000' of elevation change over the course of nearly three miles, this makes for a moderate descent or climb.

Be ready for one steep section, less than three-tenths of a mile from the Brown Mountain Trail junction.

Thanks to Larry W. Brown, for sharing this trail description. If you’re interested in learning more details about great hikes, weather, camping / lodging, wildlife, and scenic drives, check out the comprehensive Guide to Shenandoah National Park.

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