Tinker Cliffs via Andy Layne Trail
7 1/2 miles, moderate terrain
10 miles from Daleville, $1.00 carpool fee
Located in Botetourt County, the trailhead for this hike is on Route 779 roughly halfway between Catawba and Daleville. The hike crosses meadows and Catawba Creek and then starts the ascent to Scorched Earth Gap where it continues on the AT to Tinker Cliffs. Several spots along the cliffs offer excellent views of McAfee Knob and the Catawba Valley.