Waypoint: SarverHollowAT

mile 673.53 / Shelter Junction


W 0.3 miles to Sarver Hollow Shelter.

Waypoint: EasternDivide

mile 676.72 / Sign

Waypoint: SAFR-AT

mile 677.35 / Trail Junction


Sarver Fire Road connector joins the AT.

Waypoint: NidayShelter

mile 679.24 / Shelter


Sleeps 6, privy, camping. Water source is across the AT from the shelter.

Waypoint: CraigCreekRd

mile 680.71 / Road

Waypoint: AT67572

mile 680.86 / Power line

Waypoint: CraigCreek

mile 680.94 / Bridge

Waypoint: AT67652

mile 681.67 / Water

Waypoint: VA620

mile 688.46 / Road

Waypoint: TroutCreek

mile 688.47 / Water

Waypoint: AT68371

mile 688.84 / Power line

Waypoint: PickelBranchSpur

mile 689.66 / Shelter Junction


E 0.3 miles to Pickle Branch Shelter.

Waypoint: DragonsToothSpur

mile 693.91 / Trail Junction


E 400 feet to Dragon's Tooth.

Waypoint: ATDragonsToothTr

mile 694.65 / Trail Junction


AT joins the Dragon's Tooth Trail.

Waypoint: NewportRoad

mile 696.18 / Road


E 0.5 miles to 4 Pines Hostel, (540) 309-8615 <https://www.facebook.com/Four-Pines-Hostel-215902991760062/>.

Waypoint: AT69151

mile 697.00 / Water


Cross a stream.

Waypoint: AT69171

mile 697.12 / Power line

Waypoint: BlacksburgRd

mile 697.77 / Road


VA 785.

Waypoint: CatawbaCreek

mile 697.92 / Water

Waypoint: VA311

mile 701.78 / Road


VA 311, sobo trailhead. W 1.3 miles to the Homeplace, family style fried chicken restaurant, (540) 384-7252, <https://www.facebook.com/The-Homeplace-Restaurant-115564841808913/>.

Waypoint: AT69789

mile 701.93 / Power line

Waypoint: JohnsSpringShelter

mile 702.88 / Shelter


Sleeps 8, privy. Water source is an unreliable piped spring to the right of the shelter.

Waypoint: CatawbaMtnShelter

mile 704.09 / Shelter


Sleeps 8, tenting, privy, bear box. Water source is an spring just south of the shelter on the west side of the AT.

Waypoint: AT69937

mile 704.45 / Road


Forest road.

Waypoint: AT69987

mile 704.95 / Power line

Waypoint: McAfeeKnobJct

mile 705.71 / Trail Junction

Waypoint: PigFarm

mile 706.42 / Campsite


East 0.1 miles to a spring.

Waypoint: CampbellLoop

mile 706.51 / Shelter Junction


E 100 feet to Campbell Shelter, 0.2 miles to a spring.

Waypoint: ATLambertsS

mile 709.55 / Trail Junction


Lamberts Meadown Trail joins the AT.

Waypoint: ATAndyLayne

mile 711.97 / Trail Junction


AT joins Andy Layne Trail.

Waypoint: LambertsMeadowSpur

mile 712.58 / Shelter Junction


E 70' to Lamberts Meadow Shelter.

Waypoint: ATLambertsN

mile 712.70 / Trail Junction


Lamberts Meadow Trail, north junction with AT. Campsite with bear box, Sawmill Branch.

Waypoint: AT71161

mile 716.79 / Power line

Waypoint: RoanokeGasI

mile 716.93 / Pipeline


Natural gas pipeline corridor.

Waypoint: AT71207

mile 717.27 / Power line

Waypoint: AT71403

mile 719.18 / Power line

Waypoint: AT71477

mile 719.99 / Power line

Waypoint: AT71522

mile 720.84 / Power line

Waypoint: AT71605

mile 721.28 / Power line

Waypoint: RoanokeGasII

mile 721.39 / Pipeline


Gas pipeline corridor.

Waypoint: AT71608

mile 721.41 / Railroad

Waypoint: TinkerCreek

mile 721.50 / Bridge

Waypoint: US202

mile 722.09 / Road


US 202, Daleville. E 0.1 miles to Howard Johnson (540) 992-1234, Super 8 (540) 992-3000, gas station convenience stores, Pizza Hut. W 0.4 miles to Kroger grocery store, Bojangles Chicken and Biscuits, Three Li'l Pigs BBQ, Goodwill.

Waypoint: ValleyRdS

mile 723.20 / Road


AT nobo joins Valley Road to cross under I-81.

Waypoint: BuffaloCreek

mile 723.57 / Bridge

Waypoint: US11-II

mile 723.59 / Road

Waypoint: AT71827

mile 723.62 / Railroad

Waypoint: LemonsRun

mile 724.07 / Water

Waypoint: MtnPassRoad

mile 724.14 / Road

Waypoint: FullhardtSpur

mile 727.36 / Shelter Junction


East 0.1 miles to Fullhardt Knob Shelter.

Waypoint: SaltPondRoad

mile 730.17 / Road


FS 191.

Waypoint: CurryCreek

mile 730.87 / Water

Waypoint: AT72616

mile 731.62 / Water

Waypoint: WilsonCreekJNF

mile 732.84 / Water


Nobos should collect water here before reaching shelter.

Waypoint: WilsonCrShelter

mile 733.30 / Shelter


Sleeps 6, tenting, privy. Water source is 0.2 miles down a blue blaze on the east side of the AT, or the Wilson Creek crossing south on the AT.

Waypoint: BlackhorseGap

mile 735.68 / Road

Waypoint: TaylorMtnView

mile 736.39 / Road


Access BRP.

Waypoint: Montvale

mile 737.51 / Road


Access BRP.

Waypoint: HarveysKnobView

mile 738.10 / Road


Cross BRP at Harvey's Knob View.

Waypoint: BobbletsSpur

mile 740.48 / Shelter Junction


W 0.3 miles to Bobblets Gap Shelter.

Waypoint: SharpTopView

mile 741.24 / Road


Viewpoint on the BRP.

Waypoint: MillsGapView

mile 741.91 / Road


Cross the BRP near Mills Gap Overlook.

Waypoint: BearwallowCreek

mile 743.57 / Water

Waypoint: BearwallowGap

mile 743.58 / Road

Waypoint: CoveMtnShelterJct

mile 746.81 / Shelter Junction


E 50 yards to Cove Mountain Shelter, no water.

Waypoint: JenningsCreek

mile 749.98 / Road


Cross Jennings Creek on Jennings Creek Road. Popular swimming spot. E 1.4 miles via Jennings Creek Road and Middle Creek Road to Middle Creek Campground, (540) 254-2550, <https://www.facebook.com/Middle-Creek-Campground-111694971750/>. Shuttles, snack bar, showers.

Waypoint: ForkMtn

mile 751.62 / Summit


2042'.

Waypoint: AT74823

mile 752.80 / Power line

Waypoint: AT74855

mile 753.49 / Water


Stream.

Waypoint: BryantRidgeShelter

mile 753.77 / Shelter


Sleeps 20, privy. Water source is a stream just in front of the shelter.

Waypoint: AT74996

mile 753.93 / Water


Cross a stream.

Waypoint: CorneliusCrSpur

mile 758.69 / Shelter Junction


East 400' to Cornelius Creek Shelter.

Waypoint: AT75499

mile 759.93 / Water


Cross a stream.

Waypoint: ATCorneliusCrTr

mile 760.17 / Trail Junction

Waypoint: ATAppleOrchardFalls

mile 761.29 / Trail Junction


Apple Orchard Falls Trail crosses the AT.

Waypoint: FS812

mile 761.35 / Road


Cross US Forest Road 812.

Waypoint: AppleOrchardMtn

mile 762.77 / Summit


4,224'. With 2,835' of prominence (20th in Appalachia) and an FAA radar, Apple Orchard Mountain is recognizable for miles.

Waypoint: TheGuillotine

mile 763.01 / Scenic Area

Waypoint: BRP5

mile 763.61 / Road

Waypoint: ThunderHillShelter

mile 763.89 / Shelter


Sleeps 6, tenting, privy. Water source is a spring just in front of the shelter on the AT.

Waypoint: BRP6

mile 764.82 / Road

Waypoint: ThunderRidgeView

mile 765.21 / Scenic Area

Waypoint: ThunderRidgeWildS

mile 765.95 / Sign


AT nobo enters Thunder Ridge Wilderness.

Waypoint: HarrisonSpring

mile 767.08 / Water

Waypoint: AT76225

mile 767.59 / Water


Small stream.

Waypoint: ThunderRidgeWildN

mile 768.39 / Sign


AT sobo enters Thunder Ridge Wilderness.

Waypoint: PetitsGapRoad

mile 768.50 / Road

Waypoint: JamesRiverWildS

mile 768.67 / Sign


AT nobo enters James River Face Wilderness.

Waypoint: HighcockKnob

mile 769.67 / Summit


3,073'.

Waypoint: MarbleSpringSpur

mile 770.69 / Campsite


W 200' to Marble Spring. Campsite.

Waypoint: ATSulpherSpringsTr

mile 771.16 / Trail Junction

Waypoint: BigCoveBranch

mile 774.27 / Water

Waypoint: MattsCrShelter

mile 776.18 / Shelter


Sleeps 6, privy, tenting. Water source is Matts Creek.

Waypoint: JamesRiverWildN

mile 776.99 / Sign


AT nobo leaves the James River Face Wilderness.

Waypoint: JamesRiver

mile 778.07 / Bridge

Waypoint: US501

mile 778.26 / Road


West 6.1 miles to Glasgow, Va 24555. Post office open M-F 8-11:30, 12:30-4:30, Sa 8:30-10:30 (540) 258-2852. Hiker's Shelter sleeps 6, electricity, shower, drinking water, fire pit. Glasgow Grocery Express (540) 258-1818, open 6-11:30. Petro’s Stop & Go, Dollar General, coin laundry, physician. Ken Wallace shuttles between Black Horse Gap and Tye River (434) 609-2704.

Waypoint: RockyRowRunI

mile 778.32 / Water


Large brook.

Waypoint: RockyRowRunII

mile 778.46 / Water


Large brook.

Waypoint: JohnsHollowI

mile 779.05 / Water


Large brook.

Waypoint: VA812

mile 779.34 / Road