Taking A Walk

Walking Down US Highway 11 – Winchester, Virginia to Louisiana

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Entries Tagged as 'Roanoke County'

Day 17 – A River, a Tree, and a Rope

October 2nd, 2008 · 1 Comment

by Dwayne Phillips We drove through Roanoke and then walked through Salem, Virginia. This was a cool day (55 to 65 degrees F). It was also quite windy – 20 MPH winds. We drove through Roanoke. Still we were lost several times and had to back track to find how Route 11 goes through the […]

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Tags: Montgomery County · Roanoke County · Virginia

Day 16 – Crossing the Appalachian Trail

October 1st, 2008 · 2 Comments

by Dwayne Phillips Today we walked through Troutville and Cloverdale, Virginia. We again covered 15 miles. The morning temperature was 55 degrees F and the afternoon was 70 degrees. These two areas are northern suburbs of Roanoke. Wikipedia describes them as being “part of the Roanoke Metropolitan Statistical Area.” If that isn’t a degrading comment, […]

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Tags: Botetourt County · Roanoke County · Virginia