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Jun 22, 2013 - AT Hike through Mount Roger NRA

Saturday morning, we woke up early, had breakfast, and got ready for a long hike. We started by leaving two cars at the Massie Gap parking area in Grayson Highlands, then drove to our starting point on Beech Mountain Road (SR-601), about 14 miles from the park in Mount Rogers National Recreation Area. Once we were all ready, we started hiking up the Appalachian Trail. And up and up. The first couple of miles of this hike were quite steep as we hiked up towards Whitetop Mountain, gaining about 1500 feet in elevation in less than 3 miles. The...

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