Mt. Rogers & Wilburn Ridge, VA
A hike to the highest point in Virginia from Massie Gap in Grayson Highlands State park. The 8-mile round trip was surprisingly rugged and the wind was unrelenting on the exposed ridges. A beautiful fall hike...
Trailhead GPS Coordinates: 36.633327, -81.508759
Route Type: Out-and-back Difficulty: HARD
Hike Length: 8.0 miles Hike Duration: 4:45
Trailhead Temp: 40'F Trail Traffic: 25-50 people
Min. Elevation: 4,650' Max. Elevation: 5,729'
Total Vertical Gain: 1,455' Avg. Elevation Gain / Mile: 182'
Trails Used (blaze color): Appalachian (white), Mount Rogers Summit Spur (unblazed), Rhododendron (unblazed), Wilburn Ridge (blue)