VA AT hike #1, day 7

Start: Smith Roach Gap End: Blackrock Hut Mileage: 20.2 (+0.2 side trail) This morning, my friend dropped me off at Smith Roach Gap at 8am. I made Loft Mountain Campground by 12:45pm and Blackrock Hut by 4:15pm. Today, I climbed Little Roundtop Mountain, Loft Mountain, and Blackrock. I stopped by Loft Mountain Campground’s camp store … Continue reading VA AT hike #1, day 7

VA AT hike #1, day 6

Start: Big Meadow Lodge End: Smith Roach Gap Mileage: 21.6 (+0.2 side trail) I slept in this morning a bit, getting up at 6:15am. I chatted with my friend and we got breakfast in the dining room when it opened up at 7:30am. I was on the trail for a later start by 8:30am. Today, … Continue reading VA AT hike #1, day 6