Heards – Batesville
Distance: 28 miles
Climbing: 95 feet per mile
Description: This route from Crossroads Store is a variation of the Heards Mountain route from South Garden. This is a fairly challenging route (almost 95 feet per mile for the route) to the top of Heards mountain, a 3.2 mile climb with 750 feet of elevation gain. The route crosses Route 29 twice; use extra caution when crossing. There is a very cozy rest stop option at Batesville Market at mile 22.8.
Stores: Mile 0 (Crossroads); mile 22.8 (Batesville)
Alerts: This route crosses Route 29 twice; use exra caution when crossing.
4916 Plank Rd
North Garden, VA 22959
GPS: 37.956594, -78.658049