VHTRC Guide to Local Trails
Run name
 
Distance
(miles)
Ascent
(feet)
Ascent per Mile
(feet/mile)
Near the Beltway
Great Falls Maryland 4.5 500 115
Burke Lake 5.7 50 10
Rosaryville Perimeter Trail 9.2 525 60
Redeye Loop 9.9 1000 105
Laurel Hill 10.3 400 40
Meadowood 15.0 700 50
Cabin John Trail 18.2 1150 65
Fountainhead 19.2 2300 120
Potomac Heritage Trail 19.5 1500 80
Virginia Piedmont
Manassas Battlefield 8.7 500 60
Rivanna Trail 19.5 1330 70
Shenandoah National Park, North District
Dickey Ridge 19.8 3900 200
Jeremys Run Loop 20.5 4420 220
The Fishhook 22.3 4800 220
Kerry's Death March 25.7 6040 240
Bluff Trail — Appalachian Trail — Mount Marshall Trail Loop 18.5 3600 195
Browntown Loop 20.9 4080 200
Browntown Loop Extended 25.5 5000 200
Shenandoah National Park, Central District
Buck Ridge — Buck Hollow Loop 6.3 1800 290
Mary's Rock 9.0 2600 290
White Oak – Hawksbill – Cedar Run Loop 11.0 3300 305
Cave Falls Figure-Eight 13.9 3600 260
Buck Hollow — Hazel — Hot Short — Hannah Run Loop 20.2 5300 265
Cave Falls — Mary's Rock Figure-Eight 20.5 5100 250
Buck Hollow — Nicholson Hollow Loop 23.8 6175 260
Sophie's Death March 24.2 5200 215
Vicki's Death March 25.3 5800 230
Old Rag — White Oak Canyon — Nicholson Hollow Loop 28.0 7050 255
West Virginia Loop 29.3 7500 260
Shenandoah National Park, South District
Sugar Hollow Loop 18.0 3300 185
Sugar Hollow to Blackrock 20.4 4100 205
Harry Landers Special 21.0 4500 215
CATAss 50k 31.4 6500 210
Appalachian Trail, north of Shenandoah National Park
Appalachian Trail, Linden to Ashby Gap 11.2 2225 200
Appalachian Trail, Ashby Gap to Snickers Gap 12.5 3800 305
The Death Run 19.0 3000 160
Massanutten Mountains, North
Gap to Gap 25.9 5380 210
Moonlight Run 13.9 2130 155
Elizabeth Furnace Figure-Eight 19.7 4400 225
Massanutten Mountains, South
Fridley Gap Figure-Eight 10.6 2950 280
Bird Knob to Browns Hollow 12.9 3050 240
Route 211 to Route 211 25.9 5380 210
George Washington National Forest
Humpback Rocks 20.2 4150 210
The Priest and Three Ridges 22.5 7540 340
The Wild Oak Trail (TWOT) 27.0 7850 295
Maryland
Maryland Heights 4.8 1450 305