Hike: AT: Big Meadows to Skyland with Hawksbill Summit, SNP, VA
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About the Event
PATC Map 10 / VA Bus
$26 + park fee/pass. Long hike: 10½ mi., 2500 ft. ascent, 2400 ft. descent, Medium hike: 8½ mi., 2000 ft. ascent, 1900 ft. descent. Short hike: 6 mi. 1500 ft. ascent, 1600 ft. descent.
Starting at the Big Meadows Picnic Area, we’ll head north on the AT and take a side trip on the Salamander Trail to the summit of 4,050 Hawksbill Peak and a memorable view. Then it’s back to the AT, with short hikers stopping at the Crescent Rock Overlook, medium hikers at Skyland. Long hikers add a side trip to Millers Head.