Old Rag Mountain – Climbing, Hiking & Mountaineering

Old Rag Mountain photo

Old Rag Mountain

Photo credit: Todd Rich

  • Elevation: 1003 m
  • Difficulty: Scramble
  • Best months to climb: April, May, September, October
  • Convenient center: Front Royal

Old Rag Mountain Climbing Notes

Jake Jones from UNITED STATES writes:

If you're going to Old Rag specifically to climb, the shorter, easier approach to the summit is on the western side of the mountain via the Berry Hollow trailhead/Saddle Trail. It's about 800ft less elevation gain and over a mile shorter than the Old Rag/Ridge Trail approach.


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1. Hawksbill Mountain (1234 m) 7.0 km
2. Mary's Rock (1071 m) 10.9 km
3. Neighbor Mountain (796 m) 16.5 km
4. Pignut Mountain (773 m) 19.0 km
5. Knob Mountain (Page County, Virginia) (872 m) 20.5 km
6. Kennedy Peak (780 m) 25.0 km
7. Massanutten Mountain (891 m) 27.8 km
8. Cedar Mountain (244 m) 29.4 km
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