Sugarloaf to Keyser Run to Hogback Mountain Loop

MODERATE 20 reviews

Sugarloaf to Keyser Run to Hogback Mountain Loop is a 4.9 mile loop trail located near Rileyville, Virginia that features a great forest setting. The trail is rated as moderate and primarily used for hiking, walking, and nature trips.

Distance: 4.9 miles Elevation Gain: 1,033 feet Route Type: Loop

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rocky
1 month ago

Not a bad hike. Second leg of triangle is a little boring as it's along a quad trail but there are lots of butterflies. Not very busy.

hiking
2 months ago

great trail, little crowds and a few nice views. Plenty of bear activity.

hiking
5 months ago

We combined this hike with Little Devils Stairs for a full day. We did the loop counterclockwise starting on Keyser Run Fire Rd after climbing Little Devil Stairs trail. It was a clear sunny day, and the views from the two overlooks were spectacular. The switchback up Hogs Back was somewhat difficult, but we had already climbed the Stairs, so hard to judge how hard it would be otherwise. The rest of the trail was fairly easy. The Sugarloaf leg of the loop was longer than I expected. We did it on a Monday in April, and never saw another person on any part of this trail.

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11 months ago

The weather was overcast with a misty fog and the trees were starting to turn. This made for good photography. Was pleasantly surprised. We did the trail counter clockwise. We would consider the trail pretty easy except for the switchbacks on the AT while climbing up to Hogback Mountain. Didn't get to see the vistas, which are typically nice, but that let us focus on other things.

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