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Cranberry Wilderness Two Night Backpacking Trip, Saturday-Monday, May 26-28, 2018

Cranberry Wilderness Two Night Backpacking TripSaturday-Monday, May 26-28, 2018Elkins, WV8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.$30 members, $35 non-membersLevel: 12, 18.0 miles, Intermediate. We will hike what Backpacker Magazine has called the “crown jewel” of Monongahela National Forest, through what “feels like … Continue reading

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Crabtree Falls to Spy Rock Furry Friendly Backpacking Trip, Saturday-Sunday, May 19-20, 2018

Crabtree Falls to Spy Rock Furry Friendly Backpacking TripSaturday-Sunday, May 19-20, 2018Montebello, VAGeorge Washington National Forest7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.$25 members, $35 non-membersLevel: 10, 14.0 miles, Intermediate and advanced. Join us on this fairly challenging ascent which combines Virginia’s best … Continue reading

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AT Section Swatara Gap to PA 645 Backpacking Trip, Saturday-Sunday, April 28-29, 2018

AT Section Swatara Gap to PA 645 Backpacking TripSaturday-Sunday, April 28-29, 2018Swatara Gap, PA8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.$25 members, $35 non-membersLevel: 7, 11.0 miles, All levels welcome. This one-night backpacking trip in Pennsylvania includes views of two lakes. After passing … Continue reading

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AT Section Pine Grove Furnace Furry Friend Backpacking Trip, Saturday-Sunday, April 7-8, 2018

AT Section Pine Grove Furnace Furry Friend Backpacking TripSaturday-Sunday, April 7-8, 2018Gardners, PAPine Grove Furnace State Park8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.$25 members, $35 non-membersLevel: 7, 11.0 miles, All levels. This section of the Appalachian Trail includes Pine Grove Furnace State … Continue reading

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Backpacking Committee Meeting & Social, Sunday, March 25, 2018

Backpacking Committee Meeting & SocialSunday, March 25, 2018Alexandria, VA5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.Free!Level: Everyone welcome! Join the WWO Backpacking Committee at its quarterly meeting to find out how trips are planned and how to become a WWO Leader. The Summer … Continue reading

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Backpacking Committee Meeting & Social, Sunday, January 7, 2018

Backpacking Committee Meeting & SocialSunday, January 7, 2018rockville, MD5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.Free!Level: Everyone welcome! Join the WWO Backpacking Committee at its quarterly meeting to find out how trips are planned and how to become a WWO Leader. The Spring … Continue reading

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Maryland AT Section Furry Friend Backpacking Trip, Saturday-Sunday, December 2-3, 2017

Maryland AT Section Furry Friend Backpacking TripSaturday-Sunday, December 2-3, 2017Boonesboro, MD8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.$20 members, $30 non-membersLevel: 10.0 milesIntermediate and advanced. This section of the AT offers some historical Civil War sites, beautiful overlooks, optional loops and camping one … Continue reading

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Sunset Rocks Backpacking Trip, Saturday-Sunday, November 11-12, 2017

Sunset Rocks Backpacking TripSaturday-Sunday, November 11-12, 2017Gardners, PAMichaux State Forest8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.$25 members, $35 non-membersLevel: 7, 8 miles, All levels. This trip offers several unusual features: Old Rag-style rock scrambles, ruins of an iron-working camp, a western-facing rock … Continue reading

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AT Section Backpacking in Shenandoah National Park, Saturday-Sunday, October 28-29, 2017

AT Section Backpacking in Shenandoah National ParkSaturday-Sunday, October 28-29, 2017Elton, VAShenandoah National Park8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.$25 members, $35 non-membersLevel: 10 milesIntermediate and advanced. Have you always wanted to backpack a section of the Appalachian Trail in Shenandoah National Park? … Continue reading

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Assateague Island Backcountry Backpacking Trip, Saturday-Sunday, October 7-8, 2017

Assateague Island Backcountry Backpacking TripSaturday-Sunday, October 7-8, 2017Berlin, MDAssateague Island National Seashore8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.$25 members, $35 non-membersLevel: 9 milesBeginner and above. Assateague Island, a barrier island bordered on the east by the Atlantic Ocean and on the west … Continue reading

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