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Appalachian Trail: Summit Cut, VA to Dickey Gap

This weeklong hike tours photogenic balds, rhododendron-choked valleys, and grassy hillsides with wild ponies in Grayson Highlands State Park.

Rating

Shelters: Thomas Knob Shelter; sleeps 16. Wise Shelter; sleeps 8. Old Orchard Shelter; sleeps 6. Hurricane Mountain Shelter; sleeps 8.

To Trailhead

Start: From Big Hill, VA, head west on Jeb Stuart Hwy./US 58 for 1.1 miles to trail crossing. End: From Troutdale, VA, head west on Troutdale Hwy./VA 16. In 2.6 miles, turn left onto Comers Creek Rd. Go 175 feet to trail crossing.

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