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

Waypoint: JohnsHollowII

mile 779.78 / Water


Cross a large brook.

Waypoint: JohnsHollowSpur

mile 779.97 / Shelter Junction


East 0.1 miles to Johns Hollow Shelter.

Waypoint: BigRockyRow

mile 782.95 / Summit


2,992'.

Waypoint: SaddleGap

mile 784.40 / Trail Junction

Waypoint: SaltlogGap

mile 785.55 / Gap

Waypoint: AT28106

mile 786.21 / Pipeline

Waypoint: BluffMtnGWNF

mile 787.03 / Summit


3,332'.

Waypoint: PunchbowlSpur

mile 788.58 / Shelter Junction


W 0.2 miles to Punchbowl Shelter.

Waypoint: BRP7

mile 789.01 / Road

Waypoint: PantherRobinson

mile 789.26 / Road


Panther Falls Road intersects Robinson Gap Road.

Waypoint: ReservoirRoad

mile 793.02 / Road

Waypoint: AT78867

mile 793.68 / Power line

Waypoint: SwappingCampCreek

mile 795.55 / Water


Large brook.

Waypoint: SwappingCampRoad

mile 796.00 / Road

Waypoint: BrownMtnCreek

mile 796.99 / Water


Footbridge over creek. AT nobo begins following Brown Mountain Creek.

Waypoint: BrownMtnCrShelter

mile 797.96 / Shelter


Sleeps 6, tenting, privy. Water source is a spring uphill from the shelter, or Brown Mountain Creek.

Waypoint: AT79407

mile 798.85 / Water


Tributary of Brown Mountain Creek. AT sobo begins following Brown Mountain Creek.

Waypoint: US60

mile 799.66 / Road

Waypoint: FR507

mile 800.59 / Road

Waypoint: BaldKnob

mile 802.52 / Summit


4,043'.

Waypoint: CowcampGap

mile 803.47 / Shelter Junction


East 0.6 miles to Cow Camp Gap Shelter, sleeps 8, water source is Little Cove Creek crossed en route to shelter, or a spring that can be reached by turning right before crossing Little Cove Creek and following the Old Hotel Trail for 20'.

Waypoint: ColeMtn

mile 804.59 / Summit


4000', open meadow.

Waypoint: ColeN

mile 805.01 / Summit


3,920', meadows.

Waypoint: HogCampGap

mile 805.91 / Road


AT crosses Wiggens Spring Road at Hog Camp Gap.

Waypoint: HogCampSpringSpur

mile 805.95 / Campsite


Camping in open meadow. E 0.3 miles to Hog Camp Spring.

Waypoint: WigginsSpringRd2

mile 808.00 / Road

Waypoint: AlhambraRoad

mile 808.05 / Road


Near Salt Log Gap.

Waypoint: FR246

mile 809.20 / Road

Waypoint: NForkPineyRiver

mile 811.52 / Water


Large brook, camping.

Waypoint: ElkPondBranch

mile 812.72 / Water


Small brook.

Waypoint: ATLovingstonSpringTr

mile 813.38 / Shelter Junction


East 0.1 miles to Seeley-Woodworth Shelter.

Waypoint: AT81004

mile 814.47 / Road

Waypoint: AT81123

mile 815.68 / Road


Dirt road.

Waypoint: SpyCol

mile 816.12 / Trail Junction


Campsite. E 0.1 miles to Spy Rock.

Waypoint: AT81357

mile 818.30 / Road


Dirt road.

Waypoint: AT81458

mile 819.27 / Road


Dirt road. W 0.5 miles to a campsite with privy, stream water.

Waypoint: PriestWildernessS

mile 819.29 / Sign


AT nobo enters the Priest Wilderness.

Waypoint: PriestShelterSpur

mile 820.18 / Shelter Junction


East 0.1 miles to Priest Shelter. Sleeps 8, privy, tenting. Water source is a spring behind the shelter.

Waypoint: Priest

mile 820.75 / Summit


4,063'.

Waypoint: CrippleCreek

mile 823.62 / Water


Large stream.

Waypoint: PriestWildernessN

mile 824.84 / Sign


AT sobo enters Priest Wilderness.

Waypoint: VA56

mile 824.87 / Road

Waypoint: TyeRiver

mile 824.93 / Bridge


Tye River, north bank. Several tenting spots nearby.

Waypoint: 3RidgesWildS

mile 824.96 / Sign


AT nobo enters Three Ridges Wilderness.

Waypoint: ATMauHarS

mile 826.82 / Trail Junction


Mau-Har Trail south junction with the AT.

Waypoint: HarpersCreek

mile 827.47 / Water


Large creek, camping.

Waypoint: HarpersCrSpur

mile 827.62 / Shelter Junction


W 100 yards to Harpers Creek Shelter.

Waypoint: AT82204

mile 827.90 / Water


Small stream.

Waypoint: AT82317

mile 829.04 / Scenic Area


View to the west.

Waypoint: ChimneyRockVA

mile 829.54 / Summit

Waypoint: AT82464

mile 830.52 / Campsite


Small campsite.

Waypoint: ThreeRidges

mile 830.84 / Summit


3,970'.

Waypoint: HangingRock

mile 831.66 / Scenic Area

Waypoint: 3RidgesWildN

mile 833.44 / Sign


AT nobo exits Three Ridges Wilderness.

Waypoint: ATMauHarN

mile 833.61 / Shelter Junction


Mau-Har Trail north junction with the AT. W 0.1 miles to Maupin Field Shelter, spring.

Waypoint: AT82855

mile 834.45 / Campsite

Waypoint: MeadowMtn

mile 834.49 / Summit

Waypoint: AT82876

mile 834.67 / Campsite

Waypoint: ReedsGap

mile 835.26 / Road


Va. 644.