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Winter Backpacking at Sky Meadows State Park, Saturday-Sunday, March 2-3, 2019

Winter Backpacking at Sky Meadows State ParkSaturday-Sunday, March 2-3, 2019Delaplane, VASky Meadows State Park10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.$30 members, $45 non-membersLevel: 7.0 milesExperienced beginners and above. Spring may be in the air but this is winter backpacking at its best! … Continue reading

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Winter Backpacking at Sky Meadows State Park, Saturday-Sunday, February 2-3, 2019

Winter Backpacking at Sky Meadows State ParkSaturday-Sunday, February 2-3, 2019Delaplane, VASky Meadows State Park10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.$30 members, $45 non-membersLevel: 7.0 milesExperienced beginners and above. Winter backpacking at its best! Sky Meadows is only an hour from the DC … Continue reading

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Frosty Backpacking on the Appalachian Trail, Saturday-Sunday, January 5-6, 2019

Frosty Backpacking on the Appalachian TrailSaturday-Sunday, January 5-6, 2019Burkittsville, MDGathland State Park8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.$25 members, $30 non-membersLevel: 7, 8.0 miles, Advanced beginner and above. Let’s knock out another section of the Appalachian Trail in lower Maryland! Although this … Continue reading

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Maryland AT Section Furry Friendly Beginner Backpacking Trip, Saturday-Sunday, November 3-4, 2018

Maryland AT Section Furry Friendly Beginner Backpacking TripSaturday-Sunday, November 3-4, 2018Boonesboro, MD8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.$20 members, $30 non-membersLevel: 10.0 milesBeginner and above. This section of the AT offers a beautiful overlook and camping one night on the trail near … Continue reading

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Sunset Rocks Backpacking Trip, Saturday-Sunday, October 27-28, 2018

Sunset Rocks Backpacking TripSaturday-Sunday, October 27-28, 2018Gardners, PAMichaux State Forest8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.$25 members, $35 non-membersLevel: 7, 8.0 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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Crabtree Falls to Spy Rock Furry Friendly Backpacking Trip, Saturday-Sunday, October 13-14, 2018

Crabtree Falls to Spy Rock Furry Friendly Backpacking TripSaturday-Sunday, October 13-14, 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 PA 233 to Pen Mar Road Backpacking Trip, Saturday-Sunday, October 6-7, 2018

AT Section PA 233 to Pen Mar Road Backpacking TripSaturday-Sunday, October 6-7, 2018South Mountain, PA8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.$25 members, $35 non-membersLevel: 7, 13.0 miles, All levels. Trying to knock out another section of the Appalachian Trail? This moderate one-night … Continue reading

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Backpacking Committee Meeting & Social, Saturday, September 29, 2018

Backpacking Committee Meeting & SocialSaturday, September 29, 2018Rockville, MD5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.Free!Level: All levels 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 … Continue reading

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Lewis Fork Wilderness Mt Rogers Area Multi Night Backpacking, Friday-Tuesday, August 31-September 4, 2018

Lewis Fork Wilderness Mt Rogers Area Multi Night BackpackingFriday-Tuesday, August 31-September 4, 2018Troutdale, VALewis Fork Wilderness3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.$45 members, $55 non-membersLevel: 9, 21.0 miles, Intermediate and advanced. Take a mini vacation to Lewis Fork Wilderness within the Mount … Continue reading

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Forks of Red Creek & Lion’s Head Dolly Sods Backpacking Trip, Wednesday-Sunday, July 4-8, 2018

Forks of Red Creek & Lion’s Head Dolly Sods Backpacking TripWednesday-Sunday, July 4-8, 2018Petersburg, WVMonongahela National Forest8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.$40 members, $50 non-membersLevel: 12, 24.0 miles, Intermediate and advanced. Celebrate Independence Day in the Dolly Sods Wilderness in the … Continue reading

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