Helm Mountain

Distance:  23 miles

Climbing:  105 feet per mile

 

​Description:  This out-and-back route starts at the Rockfish River and travels through some fairly isolated sections of Nelson County.  You get clear views of 3 different sides of the distinctive Helm Mountain with its cell tower and fire tower on the top.

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Stores:  None

 

Alerts:

None.

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Starting Point:

     Rockfish River

     Routes 617 & 623

     Faber, VA 22938

     GPS: 37.836150, -78.787968

 

From Charlottesville (I-64) take 29 South approximately 20 miles. Turn left on Rockfish River Road (Route 617) for 1 mile to Stagebridge Road (Route 623).  Park just before the bridge.

Helm Mountain

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