Elevation

5,729 ft / 1,746 m

#1 in Virginia

#23,827 in United States

Prominence

2,448 ft / 746 m

#2 in Virginia

#520 in United States

Summits

92 summits

#1 in Virginia

#226 in United States

Top climbing months

July   16%

May   16%

October   12%

Highlights

  • Mount Rogers is the highest peak in Virginia.
  • Most easily accessed from Grayson Highlands State Park by following the Appalachian Trail southbound for 3.5 miles to a blue-blazed trail leading to the summit, which is covered by trees.
  • The Appalachian Trail passes within a half mile of the summit, making the area especially popular with hikers.
1 summit • 10.4 mi • 1,585 ft gain • 4 hr 41 min
1 summit • 8.1 mi • 1,111 ft gain • 3 hr 36 min

Awards

Challenges