Rocky Gap (Rt. 601) to Sinking Creek (Rt. 42) on AT
5.5 miles, moderate terrain
30 miles from Roanoke, $3.00 carpool fee
This AT hike begins from Rocky Gap with a short climb to the Johnís Creek Mountain
trail. We then ridge walk over Kellyís Knob, pass a trail to a large bog known
as Big Pond. At the top of Kellyís Knob there is a view from a large rock
formation. We will pass the Laurel Creek Shelter and Laurel Creek and finally
descend through open meadows to Va. 42.