Virginia's Triple Crown Loop

United States United States

Worth knowing

The Virginia's Triple Crown Loop runs for a length of 54 kilometers through Virginia in the United States.

The difficulty of the trail is rated as hard and it usually takes 3 days to walk the Virginia's Triple Crown Loop.
Of course, how long it really takes for the trail depends on the experience and fitness of the hikers.

The drinking water supply is on the way Generally difficult!
The water supply must be planned in detail in advance and, if necessary, water supplies have to be deposited en route.

On the trail you are completely self-sufficient..
There are no grocery stores along the way, so you have to take all the food you need with you for the entire trail.

You can stay overnight in a tent/tarp and on campsites.

Wild camping is allowed As always, leave behind no traces . Rubbish has to be taken away and nature has to be respected and protected!

Campfires are currently allowed. However, this can change at any time.
Therefore, please be sure to pay attention to public notices and a possible risk of forest fires..
In addition, new fireplaces should never be built, but existing ones should be used.

Facts about Virginia's Triple Crown Loop

54 km
Elevation gain
2.300 m
Elevation loss
2.300 m
Highest Point
McAfee Knob / 974 m
Lowest Point
Catawba Creek / 406 m
Round Trip?
Walk in both directions?
54 km
2.300 m
2.300 m
McAfee Knob
974 m
Catawba Creek
406 m
You have the following accommodation options on the Virginia's Triple Crown Loop
  • in a tent/tarp
  • on campsites
Solitude on the Virginia's Triple Crown Loop
Hardly any other people and you sleep in huts/tents with no contact to villages

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Arrival to the Virginia's Triple Crown Loop

You will arrive via Richmond International Airport.

You can get to Starting point via Bus / Flugzeug. Duration approx. 7 hours.

Departure from the Virginia's Triple Crown Loop

Departure is via Richmond International Airport.

You can get to the airport per Bus / Flugzeug. Takes about 7 hours.

Map and elevation profile of the Virginia's Triple Crown Loop

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