AT over Brushy Mountain, Bland County. 5.5 Miles. Moderate

We will meet at the parking lot next to the Hardees in Dublin, Va Rt 100, Cleburne Blvd. Travel to rt 42 in Giles county to Kimberling creek bridge AT access parking on rt 606. We will drop shuttle vehicles in that lot and proceed to rt 608, Lick Skillet Hollow AT access lot to begin. 1st 2 miles we climb from 2200 ft elev to 2900 and then down hill for the remainder. Total distance is 5.5, moderate. We will stop for a break on the peak at a rocky outcropping and end the hike by crossing the Kimberling creek suspension bridge. We will move at a leisurely pace and stop for breaks as needed. 65 miles from Roanoke. Suggested carpool fee from Orange market $6.50. 52 miles from Christiansburg park and ride, fee $5.00.