Here’s Why Hiking Virginia’s Highest Peak Should Be Your Next Bucket List Item

Virginia’s mountains are stunning. While they may not be the rugged, towering peaks you’d find out West, they are jaw-dropping in their own right. And many people don’t realize just how tall and challenging some of our mountains can be. The highest peak in the state, Mount Rogers, is an impressive 5,729 feet above sea level. It’s also the highest natural point in Virginia and provides climbers with the most stunning views imaginable. As you can imagine, summiting this peak is no easy feat. But if you are up for the physical challenge, here are a few reasons why climbing to the top should be added to your immediate to-do list.

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Looking for more of Virginia’s incredible peaks? Be sure to check out These 17 Epic Mountains In Virginia.