Roanoke Outdoors and Social Club – Hiker Challenge

January 21, 2009 at 12:52 am 2 comments

The Roanoke Outdoors and Social Club just started a Hiker Challenge! Basically you do all the hikes on the list and use photographs of yourself to document you accomplished it. You can use hikes in the past. Even though I no longer live in the Blacksburg area– I’m not too far off from completing the “Advanced Hiker” category. I’m just missing Flat Top!

Beginner Hiker:

Missing 😦 Mill Mountain Star Trail
Missing 😦 Read Mountain
Styles Falls
Missing 😦 Chestnut Ridge
Missing 😦 Roaring Run
Vicky and Bent Mountain Falls Bottom Creek Gorge
Missing 😦 Fallingwater Cascades
Missing 😦 Sawtooth Ridge Overlooks
Missing 😦 Smart View Loop

Advanced Hiker:

Vicky Dogs Top Dragon’s Tooth
View in Summer McAfee’s Knob
Tinker Cliffs - Vicky Tinker Cliffs
Missing 😦 Flat Top
Vicky and James Sharp Top
Kelly's Knob 2006 - Vicky At Top Kelly’s Knob
Vicky, Henry, Jimmie Angel’s Rest
Carvin Cove / Hay Rock Overlook

Expert Hiker:

Missing 😦 Big Rocky Row
[Picture Pending] Apple Orchard Falls to Cornelius Creek Loop
Rice Fields - Jimmie and Vicky Rice Fields
Missing 😦 Hoop Hole Loop (Long Loop)
Vicky and Jimmie Devil’s Marbleyard (To top of boulder field)
Rock Castle Gorge
Missing 😦 The Priest
Vicky @ Rhodo Gap Mount Rogers

Waterfall Hiker:

Cascades 2004 - Vicky, Mom, Jay and Becky Cascades (Lower & Upper)
Vicky Falls Styles Falls
Vicky Jimmie Henry Falls Apple Orchard Falls
Missing 😦 Fallingwater Cascades
Crabtree Falls
Missing 😦 Roaring Run
Bent Mountain Falls
Missing 😦 White Rock Falls

Full challenge details from the Roanoke Outdoor and Social Club.


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2 Comments Add your own

  • 1. scienceguy288  |  January 21, 2009 at 10:26 am

    Very interesting setup. I hope you can complete it!

  • 2. tgaw  |  January 21, 2009 at 10:33 am

    @scienceguy288 – I am a little handicapped being in Elizabeth City…. but I will be in Roanoke area next week.



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