This section of the A.T. runs 14.5 miles from Thornton Gap to Gravel Springs Gap. Along the way it passes the Pass Mountain Shelter, Pass Mountain, Elk Wallow, Hogback Mountain, Little Hogback Overlook, and the Gravel Springs Hut.
This section of the AT lies in the Shenandoah National Park.
Recommended parking spots:
"Skyline Dr" lat=38.7677227493, lon=-78.2335947105
"Skyline Dr" lat=38.7587469474, lon=-78.2621556539
"Skyline Dr" lat=38.7611039627, lon=-78.2823262856
"Elk Wallow" lat=38.7387592425, lon=-78.3085782481
Trail length: 15 miles
Posted by Greg Heil on October 17, 2011
Trail System Appalachian Trail: Virginia
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