VA Section 36 Pictures - Milemarker 12.7- 13.2

Helveys Mill Shelter - VA 612 West of I-77

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mm 11.0  Sign at junction with trail to Helveys Mill Shelter. It is 0.3 miles off the trail and I did not visit it.   Courtesy dlcul@conncoll.edu
mm 11.0 Sign at junction with trail to Helveys Mill Shelter. It is 0.3 miles off the trail and I did not visit it.
Submitted by dlcul @ conncoll.edu

mm 11.0  Junction with the Helveys Mill Shelter trail which goes off to the right (south). The AT in this section is again following an old road.    Courtesy dlcul@conncoll.edu
mm 11.0 Junction with the Helveys Mill Shelter trail which goes off to the right (south). The AT in this section is again following an old road.
Submitted by dlcul @ conncoll.edu

mm 11.0 Helveys Mill Shelter  Courtesy pjwetzel@gmail.com
mm 11.0 Helveys Mill Shelter
Submitted by pjwetzel @ gmail.com

mm 11.6  At this point, the southbound trail goes left off the old road and continues as a foot path, starting the long descent to  Kimberling Creek and VA 612.   Courtesy dlcul@conncoll.edu
mm 11.6 At this point, the southbound trail goes left off the old road and continues as a foot path, starting the long descent to Kimberling Creek and VA 612.
Submitted by dlcul @ conncoll.edu

mm 12.6  Parking on VA 612.  Courtesy dlcul@conncoll.edu
mm 12.6 Parking on VA 612.
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mm 12.7  The northbound AT follows VA 612 across I-77 and continues on the road to the hiker parking area. That can be be partially seen on the right. There the trail goes back into the woods and starts to ascend Brushy Mt.   Courtesy dlcul@conncoll.edu
mm 12.7 The northbound AT follows VA 612 across I-77 and continues on the road to the hiker parking area. That can be be partially seen on the right. There the trail goes back into the woods and starts to ascend Brushy Mt.
Submitted by dlcul @ conncoll.edu

mm 12.8  Another view along VA 612 in the section where it is the route of the AT.  Courtesy dlcul@conncoll.edu
mm 12.8 Another view along VA 612 in the section where it is the route of the AT.
Submitted by dlcul @ conncoll.edu

mm 13.1  Looking east across I-77 from VA 612.  Courtesy dlcul@conncoll.edu
mm 13.1 Looking east across I-77 from VA 612.
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