Trip report

Appalachian Trail Hike - 12.3 Miles

Full Day Hike DATE: 08/20/2021 - 08/20/2021

Trip/Event Location: Wytheville, VA

Trip Leader(s): dnaturist

Max # People: 8

Trip Guiding / Event Fee: No, I will not be asking participants for money

Difficulty Level: Moderate

This will be a one way south to north hike on the Appalachian Trail. This 12.3 mile hike will require an auto shuttle. The hike will leave the parking lot on VA 612. This wil be a relatively flat hike

Driving directions to the location and spot to meet at:

We will be meeting at the Hardee's restaurant in Wytheville. It is located at 1015 E. Main Street. Zip Code 24382. The phone number for the Hardee's is (276) 288-7292.


We will be leaving the Hardee's for the trailheads at 9:00 AM sharp. Please plan on arriving earlier for breakfast and directions.

Trip Report/Photos
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This hike had probably the easiest 12 mile section of the AT that I have been on. Through out its length the ascents and descents were very mild, The first 8 miles of the hike had almost no rocks or roots on the trail. Easy walking. The last 4 miles did have some roots and rocks, but nothing difficult at all.


Perhaps 60% of the hike ran along the ridge line. A muggy day, but there was an abundance of breezes to keep us cool. This hike was under and full tree canopy for the whole length. No panoramic views, just lovely forest. 


Two of us did this nice hike.

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