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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

77%

Runnable

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

#10900

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  3.5 from 12 votes
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Trail Rankings

#284

in Virginia

#10,900

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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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Jul 24, 2017
Jill Breitwieser
Beautiful trail with green galore. Wish there was a Summit view!!! 0.5mi