Sugar Run Gap to Pearisburg

11 miles, Strenuous

$6.00 carpool fee, 60 miles from Roanoke

This hike follows the A.T. north from Sugar Run Gap in Giles County. It goes along the ridge line of Pearis Mountain. The trail passes Doc’s Knob Shelter, followed by a cliff which offers good views of Wilburn Valley. Angel’s Rest provides great views of the New River Valley and Peters Mountain. From there the trail begins a steady descent to Route 460.