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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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.