Dragon’s Tooth

Not wanting to waste a summer weekend, my father and I made plans to hike to Dragon’s Tooth.

Dragon’s Tooth is a summit just off of the Appalachian Trail (AT) in Catawba, Virginia.  The classic route is the Dragon’s Tooth trail:  A 3 mile trail which partially shares the AT on its way to the top.

Our choice is a longer route starting at the McAfee Knob trailhead and heading South on the AT until it joins with the Dragon’s Tooth trail.  This will add about 4 miles and travel along a ridgeline with ample opportunity for scenic views.   Continue Reading →