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    :banana Troutdale, VA resupply?

    Hey y'all, I hiked through Troutdale years ago and remember a small shop, but we had a car and I can't remember if it is within walking distance to Dickey's Gap. Anyone have info on Troutdale? I will be on foot only and don't want to go too far off the trail.

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    2.5 miles one way from Dickey gap to Troutdale. Better options on up toward i81 if you are going that far. Atkins, Marion.
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    there is no re-supply in troutdale

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lone Wolf View Post
    there is no re-supply in troutdale
    Where is the Fox Creek General Store in relation to Troutdale ?
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    Hey Green Mountain House! I stayed at your place this fall... best Hostel experience I've ever had!!!!!

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    But my trail name was Tangle

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    Quote Originally Posted by lilroo View Post
    Hey y'all, I hiked through Troutdale years ago and remember a small shop, but we had a car and I can't remember if it is within walking distance to Dickey's Gap. Anyone have info on Troutdale? I will be on foot only and don't want to go too far off the trail.
    I walked this road to Troutdale last fall and Lone Wolf is right, nothing open anymore, no store or restaurant. I don't know if the church hostel has any food or not. If you want to go the other direction, Sugar Grove has an Exxon station with a limited supply, best to go on to Marion 15 more miles.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jeff View Post
    Where is the Fox Creek General Store in relation to Troutdale ?
    South a few miles. So if you stop on the trail at Dickey Gap, it's a couple of miles to Troutdale on VA 16, then a few miles further to the store. The store has a very friendly proprietor, and it's a nice place, but it's tiny and probably only good for a very short term resupply.

    From Dickey Gap if you head north on VA 16, it's about 5 miles to the Exxon station/convenience store in Sugar Grove, which has a decent selection, again short term only. (NOTE that the Dickey Gap trail intersection is a little confusing, so pay attention.)

    If you can hike another day or two to the Partnership Shelter, there is a cheap local transit bus that will take you to Marion, where there are several large supermarkets for long term resupply.
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    Just an added note, VA 16 is a dangerous road walk to Troutdale--no shoulder most of the way and traffic goes pretty fast. I was able to hitch a ride one way but not the other direction.

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    Have to agree. Disappointed. Daleville US 220 crossing is just a mile or two south. Flying Mouse isn't open M-W, and does not look like an easy hitch. Very disappointed.

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    My bad. Troutville, not Troutdale.

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    It has a small post office which can serve as a resupply as well as a great little hostel for a peaceful night's stay.
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    no resupply in troutdale

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