|NATIONAL PARKS QUICKLINKS|
Backpacker Magazine – May 2000
Pine Mountain and Wilson Ridge command high-country vistas stretching across rock-strewn meadows.
Getting There: Access the Crest Zone near Grindstone Campground, about 6 miles west of Troutdale on Forest Service Road 603.
Prime Time: This year, the harvest moon will be on September 13, and other full moons will be on October 13 and November 11.
Guides: Mt. Rogers High Country and Wilderness map ($3.25) is available from the Mt. Rogers National Recreation Area.
Contact: Mt. Rogers National Recreation Area, (540) 783-5196.