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Don't be fooled by the fact the hike to Dragon's Tooth is only 2.3 miles (4.6 out-and-back). The first 1.5 miles of this journey wind along streams and ...

Tinker Cliffs - Fall Foliage

I'm not sure why, but one of my fellow hikers really wanted me to do a push-up on the edge of the Cliffs. The view was gorgeous. We stopped here to take ...

Change your perspective by changing your altitude. Virginia's Blue Ridge looks quite different from the heights of our favorite summits, and we know that a ...

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The Long Trail is 273 miles of classic eastern mountains. Vermont's “footpath in the wilderness” is the oldest long distance hiking trail in the country and ...

Roanoke Appalachian Trail Club. McAfee Knob and the Triple Crown

The first half of the day was just a simple hike on top of the Northern Mountain Ridge. Once you get down to the Catawba Valley Dr and cross the road, ...

The first half of the day was just a simple hike on top of the Northern Mountain Ridge. Once you get down to the Catawba Valley Dr and cross the road, ...

Dragon's Tooth - Sam Dean

Backpacking the Virginia Triple Crown McAfee Knob, Tinker Cliffs, and Dragon's Tooth (37

Tinker CliffsJoseph Mesite - Visit Virginia's Blue Ridge

Enjoy the McAfee Knob, a giant, rock-slab outcropping that sticks out like

Hiking Virginia's Triple Crown – McAfee Knob, Tinker Cliffs and Dragon's Tooth Loop

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Triple Crown of Hiking Whether you go solo or with ...

McAfee Knob, in the Blue Ridge Mountains of southwestern Virginia, is easily my favorite hike in Virginia. More pictures are taken at McAfee Knob than any ...

Weather starting to clear - The Virginia Triple Crown

Old Lady on the Trail: Triple Crown at 76: Mary E Davison: 9780988518674: Amazon.com: Books

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Virginia's Blue Ridge Triple Crown. Sunset picture of Virginia's Blue Ridge with Medal superimposed

Before the AT, I had finished college, gone out to the “real world” and realized I had no direction in life. I had no idea where to go or what to do.

Ely's Peak Loop: The Triple Crown of SHT Loops - Superior Hiking Trail Association

McAfee Knob - Sam Dean

Mcafee Knob is the first of the three Triple Crown destinations on our route. They're all great day hikes, too.

Hiking the Triple Crown on the Appalachian Trail in Virginia's Blue Ridge Hiking In Virginia,

The Triple Crown of Hiking; Kjerag, Pulpit Rock and Trolltunga.

... Tuscarora quartzite spires which outcrop on the top of Cove Mountain. The tallest “tooth” projects roughly 35 feet above the surrounding rock.

Fowler—a.k.a Scatman (read the story of his trail name here)—has learned a lot about simplicity since he first set foot on the Appalachian Trail.

After 4 hours of hiking, we've arrived at Tinker Cliffs and had a nice, warm lunch with a beautiful view of West Virginia Mountains.

Dragon's Tooth - Joseph Mesite

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Backpacking the Triple Crown in 252 Days

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A Triple Crown of Trail Running

Meet The First Person To Complete The Double Triple Crown

DAY 1: Hike From Dragon Tooth Trailhead to Catawba Mountain Shelter

The first half of the day was just a simple hike on top of the Northern Mountain Ridge. Once you get down to the Catawba Valley Dr and cross the road, ...

Stargazing in the Blue Ridge Mountains - lawepw via Flickr

Triple Crown of Canmore

An unusual site: A trail cabin on the CDT

Want a Triple Crown t-shirt from RATC? It comes in GREEN and ...

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Hiking Guide for Virginia's Triple Crown Loop

The first half of the day was just a simple hike on top of the Northern Mountain Ridge. Once you get down to the Catawba Valley Dr and cross the road, ...

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Virginia's Blue Ridge - Hiking at the Tinker Cliffs

Writer Jessica Dixon wearing red on an outcrop at McAfee Knob

The Virginia Triple Crown - McAfee Knob, Tinker Cliffs, and Dragon's Tooth

The Continental Divide Trail is the last of the “Big Three” trails that most thru-hikers tackle as part of the Triple Crown of long-distance hiking.

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The first half of the day was just a simple hike on top of the Northern Mountain Ridge. Once you get down to the Catawba Valley Dr and cross the road, ...

Atop the Dragons Tooth

Virginia Triple Crown Views

Triple Crown of Hiking Appalachian Trail

Credit: Katie Levy

Credit: Katie Levy

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The first half of the day was just a simple hike on top of the Northern Mountain Ridge. Once you get down to the Catawba Valley Dr and cross the road, ...

Backpacking the Virginia Triple Crown: Tips, Tricks, and Route Planning Advice

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For a more detailed map, go to an outdoor store or the Appalachian Trail Conservancy's online store and purchase Central Virginia Maps 3&4.

Stargazing in the Blue Ridge Mountains - tackyshack via Flickr

Hiking the Triple Crown : Appalachian Trail - Pacific Crest Trail - Continental Divide Trail - How to Hike America's Longest Trails: Karen Berger: ...

McAfee Knob receives about 90,000 visitors every year, so it is really important to Leave No Trace. The Subaru National Leave No Trace trainers conducted ...

Crypt Lake

As shown on the map above, please be aware of these federal rules for the heavily used Triple Crown section between Virginia 624/Newport Road and US ...

Mountain magic in the western part of the state

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Backpacker Long Trails: Mastering the Art of the Thru-Hike

While studying sociology at Green Mountain College in Poultney, Vermont, Fowler's hiking love merged with a mountain biking affair.

The Triple Crown - Six Best Places to Go Backpacking in Virginia

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