Appalachian Trail: Ashby Gap to VA 605

Go up, down, and around several geological obstacles and into shady stream hollows on this 6.8-mile dayhike.
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Go up, down, and around several geological obstacles and into shady stream hollows on this 6.8-mile dayhike.

Shelters: Rod Hollow Shelter; sleeps 8.

Trail Facts

  • Distance: 11.2

Waypoints

WPT020

Location: 39.0721626281738, -77.9119186401367

Cross VA 605 (gravel road)

WPT031

Location: 39.0508003234863, -77.9407501220703

Stream crossing

WPT030

Location: 39.0517501831055, -77.941780090332

Blue-blazed Fishers Hill Loop; boardwalk

WPT008

Location: 39.0335006713867, -77.9525527954102

Stream crossing

WPT033

Location: 39.0475578308106, -77.9439468383789

Rod Hollow Shelter

WPT029

Location: 39.0520668029785, -77.941535949707

Stream crossing. Southern terminus for the "Rollercoaster."

WPT026

Location: 39.0582160949707, -77.9307632446289

AT turns W

WPT024

Location: 39.0589179992676, -77.929931640625

Stream crossing. Bolden Hollow

WPT005

Location: 39.0402183532715, -77.9457321166992

Stone wall

WPT023

Location: 39.0624504089356, -77.9222183227539

Views to the ESE

WPT007

Location: 39.0363006591797, -77.9509811401367

Myron Glaser Cabin

WPT006

Location: 39.0400657653809, -77.9460525512695

Stream crossing. Duke Hollow

WPT004

Location: 39.0442504882812, -77.947265625

Fishers Hill Loop Scenic Trail

WPT022

Location: 39.0704002380371, -77.9166641235352

Gravel road

WPT011

Location: 39.0175666809082, -77.9629974365234

Blue blaze to trailhead parking

WPT010

Location: 39.0293655395508, -77.9579467773438

Stream crossing

WPT003

Location: 39.0465316772461, -77.9425659179688

Stream crossing

WPT025

Location: 39.0590515136719, -77.9300155639648

AT turns E

WPT021

Location: 39.0707321166992, -77.9163513183594

Cross Mill Stream on bridge. Ashby Hollow

WPT002

Location: 39.0471229553223, -77.9423522949219

Blue-blazed trail to Rod Hollow Shelter

WPT009

Location: 39.0339012145996, -77.9550018310547

Blue blazes lead to cabin

WPT012

Location: 39.0167846679688, -77.9647521972656

US 50. Ashby Gap