GH Grayson Highlands Loop Day 2 - Sintax77 (Route used on Day 2 of my Grayson Highlands Winter Solo Backpacking Loop. From the YouTube video 'Hiking the Grayson Highlands - Solo Backpacking Trip' by Sintax77.)
GH Grayson Highlands Loop Day 3 - Sintax77 (Route used on Day 3 of my Grayson Highlands Winter Solo Backpacking Loop. From the YouTube video 'Hiking the Grayson Highlands - Solo Backpacking Trip' by Sintax77.)
GH Grayson Highlands Loop Day 1 - Sintax77 (Route used on Day 1 of my Grayson Highlands Winter Solo Backpacking Loop. From the YouTube video 'Hiking the Grayson Highlands - Solo Backpacking Trip' by Sintax77.)
GH Wise Shelter (Wise Shelter This was my general target area for my second night of camping in the Grayson Highlands. I ended up camping near the AT intersection about a third of a mile before the shelter. From the YouTube video 'Hiking the Grayson Highlands - Solo Backpacking Trip' by Sintax77.)
GH Thomas Shelter Spring (Spring is about a 100 yards down the trail behind the shelter. From the YouTube video 'Hiking the Grayson Highlands - Solo Backpacking Trip' by Sintax77.)
GH Thomas Knob Shelter (Thomas Knob Shelter Spring is about a 100 yards down the trail behind the shelter. Camping oopportunities in the trees to the right. There are also some nice campsite opportunities about a 1/4 mile or so west of the shelter. From the YouTube video 'Hiking the Grayson Highlands - Solo Backpacking Trip' by Sintax77.)
GH Parking Grayson Highlands - Sintax77 (Grayson Highlands Overnight Backpackers Parking Lot This is where I parked my car for the duration of my backpacking trip. I've heard that the prie per day varies quite a bit over the years. I self paid $8 per night when I was here in March 2017. From the YouTube video 'Hiking the Grayson Highlands - Solo Backpacking Trip' by Sintax77.)
GH Old Orchard Shelter (Old Orchard Shelter I didn't use this shelter on my trip, but I tagged it as a contingency plan / alternate water and camping spot, should one be needed prior to hitting the Wise Shelter area. Distance from the Crest Trail looks to be around 1.5 miles. From the YouTube video 'Hiking the Grayson Highlands - Solo Backpacking Trip' by Sintax77.)
GH Mount Rogers Spur (Beginning of Mt Rogers Summir Spur Trail. I skipped this for for time reasons, but if you add it to your loop, you'll bag Virginia's highest peak. *There are noe views from what I've been told. From the YouTube video 'Hiking the Grayson Highlands - Solo Backpacking Trip' by Sintax77.)
GH Mount Rogers 5729 (Summit of Mt Rogers, VA From the YouTube video 'Hiking the Grayson Highlands - Solo Backpacking Trip' by Sintax77.)
GH Campsite Night 2 - Sintax77 (Campsite used for night 2 of my Grayson Highlands winter backpacking trip. There are a number of hammock and tent camping opportunities on the edge of the field opposite from the AT intersection. There is plenty water in several directions from the intersection. This particular campsite has water right next to it within 25 yards or so. From the YouTube video 'Hiking the Grayson Highlands - Solo Backpacking Trip' by Sintax77.)
GH Campsite Night 1 - Sintax77 (Campsite used for night 2 of my Grayson Highlands winter backpacking trip. There are numerous camping options for tents and hammocks a few hundred yards east of the shelter. Tenting spots on the ridge to the left, hammock opportunities in the trees to the right. There are also some nice campsite opportunities about a 1/4 mile or so west of the shelter.)
GH - Oops, Wrong Turn! - Sintax77 (This is where I mistakenly turned left instead of continuing in the direction of Grindstone Campground. From the YouTube video 'Hiking the Grayson Highlands - Solo Backpacking Trip' by Sintax77.)
GH - Intersection AT Scales (Intersetion of the Scales Trail and Appalahian Trail. There are a number of hammock and tent camping opportunities edge of the field opposite from the AT intersection. From the YouTube video 'Hiking the Grayson Highlands - Solo Backpacking Trip' by Sintax77.)