The panorama includes views of Big Flat (3,389 feet), Trayfoot (3,374 feet), Austin (2,658 feet), Rockytop (2,856 feet) and Rocky (2,864 feet) mountains. If it’s winter you may well see the ski slopes of Massanutten Mountain to the northwest. There’s also an array of trees, ferns, grasses and lichens; wild flowers at the appropriate time of year; and good birding opportunities. Plus, on a hot summer’s day, the short climb can pay dividends in a mountaintop breeze.

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