Trout Creek (RT 620) to Dragon’s Tooth Parking, 113 Mile Hike #6

7.2 miles, Strenuous, $1.00 carpool fee
11 miles from Roanoke
The hike is in Craig and Roanoke County west of Salem. After crossing Trout Creek, we will ascend through a fire recovery area, pass by the Pickle Branch shelter, then ascend to the ridge, which we will follow around the crescent-shaped top of Cove Mountain to Dragon’s Tooth with its great views and rock-scrambling opportunities. We will descend on the A.T. to the Dragon’s Tooth trail to the Dragon’s Tooth parking lot.