7 Peaks. 7 Weeks.

Welcome to the Roanoke 7 Summits. This is your chance to be a part of something bigger this fall. Whether it is the challenge of hiking all 7 peaks in 7 weeks or hitting up some hikes that you have not done before, this program has something for everyone. The first week will be September 25th and 27th with Mill Mountain and we will wrap up with McAfee Knob the week of November 6th and 8th. In between you will experience sights of the Roanoke Valley and challenges of the local trails with stunning views of fall foliage while making new friends and challenging yourself. So, get out there Southwest Virginia and conquer your 7 Peaks in 7 Weeks. 



What is Roanoke 7 Summits? 

This is a unique event that combines our regions premier trails with an active living awareness program.  

The “Roanoke 7 Summits” is a fun play-off of the international mountaineering challenge of climbing each of the seven continents highest mountains.  By taking this challenge you’ll hike to the summit of seven of the Roanoke Region’s top mountain summits in a seven week span.  It demands a great attitude, determination, exploration and will challenge you to push your hiking skills to new levels.


New this year! Registration includes a t shirt. Visit our Registration Page by clicking on the "Register" button on the top right corner of any page and explore the options. You must register for each hike individually. This will allow participants the option to do the program split between guided and self-led. Visit the activities page for additional hikes through the Roanoke Appalachian Trail Club as well as hiking and backpacking focused events sponsored by Walkabout Outfitter. We also have a NEW Summit--Sawtooth Ridge! This hike is out of the parking lot for the AT on VA 311 and has a great reward for only a little bit of effort. Explore the maps, pack your daypack, and sign up to conquer Roanoke's 7 Summits!