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green Appalachian Spur Trail

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0.8 mile 1.4 kilometer point to point
87% Runnable
Easy

Elevation

Ascent: 317' 97 m
Descent: -4' -1 m
High: 4,915' 1,498 m
Low: 4,598' 1,402 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 7% (4°)
Max Grade: 15% (9°)

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Trail shared by Donovan Fitzgerald

A 0.9-mile trail that leads you from the Overnight Backpacker’s Lot to the Appalachian Trail.

Donovan Fitzgerald

Features Birding · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

This 0.9-mile trail leads you up from the Overnight Backpacker’s Lot to the Appalachian Trail where you can choose to go northbound towards the Wise Shelter or southbound towards the Mount Rogers Summit Trail. The point where the trail meets up with the AT is an open meadow that has nice views and a great opportunity to find wild ponies grazing.

Flora & Fauna

In an exciting twist, you may find yourself among wild ponies.

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