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.
A lifelong Virginia resident, Beth loves exploring different parts of the world and currently resides in Alexandria. She holds a degree in English Literature and one of her short stories has been featured in the Shenandoah Review. Other interests include hiking, songwriting, and spending time in the mountains.