I PROMOTE CHRISTIAN VALUES
1-Each hiker must produce a valid and current driver's license or other picture I.D. (i.e. Passport)
2-No one under the age of 18 years will be allowed on hostel property unless in the company of parent (proof of relationship required)
3-Each hiker must read and sign the RELEASE, HOLD HARMLESS AND INDEMNIFICATION AGREEMENT.
4-Each hiker must acknowledge receipt of a copy of these Rules by signing document.
5-Maximum stay of two (2) nights in any six (6) month period NO EXCEPTIONS.
6-No possession or use of illegal drugs or alcohol, no smoking, no profanity, no sexual activity, no pets. no contact with livestock, SHIRTS AND PANTS MUST BE WORN AT ALL TIMES (NOT JUST UNDERPANTS) OTHER THAN SHOWERING. No fighting or disorderly conduct, no weapons of any kind (other than pocketknives). Weapons must be delivered to owner for safekeeping.
7-Quiet time strictly observed from 9:00 PM. until 6:00 AM
8-Cooking in Kitchen only (clean up kitchen after using). Remove cloths from washer and dryer promptly.
9-I have cats. If you are allergic to cats, you are advised to stay elsewhere.
NO VISITORS UNLESS 18 YEARS OF AGE AND PRE APPROVED IN WRITING BY HOSTEL, NO VISITORS DURING QUIET TIME, OR OVERNIGHT, ALL RULES APPLY TO VISITORS AS WELL. THE HOSTEL RESERVES THE RIGHT TO DENY ADMITTANCE TO ANYONE SUSPECTED OF MISREPRESENTING THEMSELVES AS HIKERS OF THE APPALACHIAN TRAIL, BEING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL OR ILLEGAL DRUGS, BEING DISHONEST WITH THE OWNER OF THE HOSTEL IN ANY WAY. THE HOSTEL ALSO RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REFUSE ADMITTANCE TO ANYONE WITHOUT EXPLANATION. HIKERS WILL NOT CREATE EXCESSIVE NOISE OR OTHERWISE ENGAGE IN ACTIVITY WHICH DISTURBS OTHERS USING THE HOSTEL. $25.00 DONATION PER BUNK REQUESTED AND APPRECIATED FOR STAY. FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE WE ACCEPT CREDIT CARDS (TIPPING THE COOK IS PERMITTED)
ANY HIKER WHO FAILS TO COMPLY WITH THESE RULES WILL BE REQUIRED TO LEAVE IMMEDIATELY. THE SMYTH COUNTY SHERIFF OR THE VIRGINIA STATE POLICE WILL BE USED TO ENFORCE THIS RULE.
NOTE: DRIVERS LICENSE MAY BE RUN THROUGH VIRGINIA STATE POLICE DATA BANK