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Unread 01-08-2008, 09:38 AM   #1
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Peavine Mountain Jeep Trail VA

Has anyone hear of or been to Peavine Mountain in Va? Looking for a description what its like.

EDIT: Well its closed until April 1st along with a lot of other trails in the area. Still would like a description if anyones been there. ie what type of terrain, difficulty, equiptment needs, ect.


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Unread 01-09-2008, 10:32 AM   #2
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Do you know what part of Va?

I see you are from C'ville, me too.
I know of Peavine Hollow near Free Union, don't know if there's a trail there.

Of the subject:
Let me know if you would like to wheel sometime.
I'm just learning the trails around here, nothing to serious, I'm mostly stock except for some armor.
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Unread 01-10-2008, 05:55 AM   #3
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Unread 01-10-2008, 06:53 AM   #4
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Well I replied in a PM to BRAY6 but I figured I would post here as well.

Peavine Mountain is not the same as Peavine Hollow. I know the Peavine hollow area but do not know if theres anything up there. I would guess its all privet land but have not checked it out.
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Unread 01-25-2008, 09:37 PM   #5
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I am looking for local trails also. Detailed directions seem to be hard to come by. I am in the Lynchburg area. I attempted Shoe Creek today and it scared the heck out of me. I have been there before when the weather was wet or clear and it was cool until a downed tree on the top of the mountain stopped me in my tracks. I think once past the hiking entrance it would be alright but going in it was a sheet of ice with about 2 feet of snow before you slide off the mountain. I aired down to almost 10 psi and still had no traction most of the way. If it wasn't for the little bit of snow on the sides I woulda been screwed. I guess it was just too cold up there. I'll definitely keep an eye on this thread to see if anybody lets go of any info. I know the parkway is closed so I haven't been able to scout the trails off of there yet.

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Unread 02-01-2008, 05:35 AM   #6
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taken from http://www.teamtrailblazer.com/showt...hlight=peavine

Peavine Mountain (lynchburg)

Directions: Take Route 130 east toward the Blue Ridge Parkway. Just south of the Blue Ridge Parkway, turn left onto Route 727 go approximately 1.5 miles and turn left onto Forest Service Road 318. (Route 727 turns into Route 610.) Seasonal road closure due to weather and road conditions to protect the natural resources.

I wanna say I've been on this trail. I started in Big Island just across the river. From what I can remeber they open and close portions of it at different times by moving dirt here and there. We actually went under the parkway at one time. While it's nothing really extreme there's a few mud holes and climbs depending on what's open. Great scenic trip and fun to explore. I'm probably going to try and head out there before my baby gets here. I'll post to see if anyone wants to tag along
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Unread 02-26-2008, 12:17 PM   #7
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Rick: Let me know when you want to head out there. I have printed directions handy, and it's hanging on my wall. Definitely want to check it out.
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Rick: Let me know when you want to head out there. I have printed directions handy, and it's hanging on my wall. Definitely want to check it out.
will do. after sitting out most of last year without a jeep, I'm ready to hit trails as often as possible
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