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Rain Fire in Virginia

Rain Fire in Virginia

“Are you the one with the campfire last night?” asked a hiker in his late 50s as I was approaching a soggy clearing of a large campground. “That’s me.” I...

Nov 11, 2021 : KatyaCreative
Home Sweet Home Virginia!

Home Sweet Home Virginia!

Virginia…Blues… It’s well known on trail that the Virginia Blues are a thing for AT thru-hikers. The AT in Virginia covers over 550 miles, that’s more than any other state...

Aug 9, 2021 : Annemarie Athey
Northern Virginia

Northern Virginia

Since Virginia has over 500 miles of AT running through it, here are some bits from the second half of the journey. Zero Day in Daleville Shortly after completing the...

Jul 19, 2021 : Kara and Nick
Southern Virginia is NOT Flat!

Southern Virginia is NOT Flat!

Through the first part of my AT hike I frequently heard “Virginia is flat.” I beg to differ! Southern Virginia offered some significant elevation challenges combined with onerous rocks! My...

Jun 29, 2021 : Kat Tracks
The Virginia Triple Crown: 34 Iconic Miles of AT Backpacking

The Virginia Triple Crown: 34 Iconic Miles of AT Backpacking

Dragon’s Tooth. McAfee Knob. Tinker Cliffs. Hike all three of these spectacular destinations along the Virginia Appalachian Trail to complete the coveted Virginia Triple Crown (aka the Roanoke Triple

Jun 22, 2021 : Kelly Floro
Southern Virginia

Southern Virginia

After a fun and tiring weekend at Trail Days, we were ready to hit the trail and start exploring Virginia. The Grayson Highlands Shortly after setting out from Damascus, we...

Jun 22, 2021 : Kara and Nick
Goodbye Virginia, It’s Been Real

Goodbye Virginia, It’s Been Real

Virginia and I have had a love/hate relationship. I just hit 1,025 miles on trail and over 550 miles of that has been in VA. I’m sure most of you...

Jun 4, 2021 : Nadia Fenay
The One with the Virginia Triple Crown [Mile 636.1-859.5]

The One with the Virginia Triple Crown [Mile 636.1-859.5]

Day 56: 8.1 miles from Cross Ave, Pearisburg, VA to Rice Field Shelter Day 57: 16.4 miles to Bailey Gap Shelter Day 58: 21.2 miles to Sarver Hollow Shelter Day...

May 30, 2021 : Ann Marie White
The Virginia Triple Crown: AT Days 46-48

The Virginia Triple Crown: AT Days 46-48

Sarver Hollow Shelter to VA Route 624, 23.0 miles I was motivated to get an early start on the day and was breaking down camp by 6:30. The day's hike...

May 15, 2021 : Max Kiel
My Shortest Solo AT Section Yet was also my Toughest: 55 Miles of Northern Virginia in November

My Shortest Solo AT Section Yet was also my Toughest: 55 Miles of Northern Virginia in November

One story from a 55 mile section hike from Lexington/Buena Vista, VA to Waynesboro, VA in November.

Nov 19, 2020 : Sarah Lesiecki