Time  5 hours 18 minutes

Coordinates 1572

Uploaded May 4, 2017

Recorded May 2017

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4,314 f
2,293 f
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2.7
5.3
10.65 mi

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near Ceres, Virginia (United States)

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Stage 49

⇐ Link to the previous stage: 48 - APPALACHIAN TRAIL - VIRGINIA - Section 38.2 - From Knot Maul Branch Shelter to Chestnut Ridge and Chestnut Knob Shelter
⇒ Link to the next stage: 50 - APPALACHIAN TRAIL - VIRGINIA - Section 37.1 - From Jenkins Shelter / Hunting Camp Creek, to route US-52 / I-77

Tour of the Appalachian Trail ( Appalachian Trail ), as it passes through the southwest of the state of Virginia (United States), from south to north, from the Chestnut Knob Shelter, located in the highest part of the Chestnut Ridge, to the Jenkins Shelter.

This stage corresponds to the first part of section 38 and the second part of section 37, according to the official distribution of sections of the TA in the state of Virginia, and runs between the protected natural areas of Garden Mountain Wilderness and Hunting Camp Wilderness , located in the Garden Mountain and Brushy Mountain, very frequently on the border of Tazewell and Bland counties, always within the George Washington - Jefferson National Forest.

The route has no significant climbs, starting at the height of 4,430 feet at the top of the Chestnut Ridge, on a relatively flat path, although with areas of rock along the crest of the mountain, finally descending, in a gradual descent , to the height of 2,450 feet, where Jenkins Shelter is located, very close to Hunting Camp Creek.
Shelter

Chestnut Ridge. Chestnut Knob Shelter

Chestnut Ridge. Chestnut Knob Shelter
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Intersection

Walker Gap. Intersección del AT con la pista forestal VA-727, zona de acampada y fuente

Walker Gap. Intersection of the AT with the forest track VA-727, camping area and source
Summit

Cima y vistas

Cima y vistas
Summit

Otra cima, con rocas

Otra cima, con rocas
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Por la cresta rocosa

Por la cresta rocosa
panorama

Vista

Vista
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Más cresta

Más cresta
Intersection

Intersección del AT con la ruta VA-623

Intersección del AT con la ruta VA-623
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Cresta muy rocosa

Cresta muy rocosa
Intersection

Desvío a Davis Farm Campsite

Desvío a Davis Farm Campsite
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Pedrera

Pedrera
Shelter

Jenkins Shelter

Jenkins Shelter

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