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The Virginia Blues – Is It Really About State Lines?

The Virginia Blues – Is It Really About State Lines?

If Virginia Blues had a face I was warned well before I entered Virginia. My friend, and 2021 thru-hiker, Weeble Wobble told me to expect a challenge. "It's really tough...

May 11, 2022 : Jake Arens
The Mysteries of Virginia

The Mysteries of Virginia

Southern Virginia’s a mystery to me. I have a pretty good understanding of where the Appalachian Trail travels as it snakes its way up towards Maine. But from Damascus to...

Apr 25, 2022 : Red Squirrel
Week 8- 700 miles and the Virginia triple crown

Week 8- 700 miles and the Virginia triple crown

Day 50 I took a nice zero with my parents in Wytheville for my birthday. We wandered around town, ate a bunch of food, and swam in the hotel hot...

Apr 23, 2022 : Miranda “Zazz” Turner
AT Day 51 – Rough And Rocky Virginia Finish

AT Day 51 – Rough And Rocky Virginia Finish

Rob Hollow Shelter to 4 Mile CampNoodle Experiment Camp to Final Virginia CampAT miles: 26.2Total miles: 1030Elevation change: 6463ft gain, 6234ft loss During my last full day of hiking in

Apr 15, 2022 : Owen Eigenbrot
AT Day 46 – Virginia Is Flat

AT Day 46 – Virginia Is Flat

Rockfish Gap to Browns GapWaynesboro To The Rescue Camp to Shenandoah Cruiser CampAT miles: 24.5Total miles: 897.0Elevation change: 6194ft gain, 5341ft loss Ever since Springer Mountain in

Apr 10, 2022 : Owen Eigenbrot
Week 6- Into Virginia and 500 miles

Week 6- Into Virginia and 500 miles

Day 36 I woke up and left the hostel at around the normal time and immediately entered the Pond Mountain Wilderness, which showed itself to be a beautiful section of...

Apr 9, 2022 : Miranda “Zazz” Turner
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 : Kate is Kate
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