4/14/2012. Appalachian trail near Mt. Weather, VA. Hike past Hollow Brook with side trail to waterfall, a large boulfering rock is just past the creek crossing. To summit of Buzzard Hill and back is 3.8 miles, 860 ft elevation, 2 hours with breaks. The whole summit was covered with blooming blueberry bushes. Go past the main summit a few feet to find a large old tree overlooking the Shenandoah Valley.