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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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Backpacking Committee Meeting & Social, Sunday, September 24, 2017

Backpacking Committee Meeting & SocialSunday, September 24, 2017Rockville, MD5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.Free!Level: Everyone is 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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Otter Creek Wilderness Furry Friendly Backpacking Trip, Saturday-Monday, September 2-4, 2017

Otter Creek Wilderness Furry Friendly Backpacking TripSaturday-Monday, September 2-4, 2017Elkins, WVMonongahela National Forest8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.$30 members, $35 non-membersLevel: 15 milesIntermediate and advanced. Otter Creek Wilderness lies in a bowl formed by Shavers Mountain and McGowan Mountain with numerous … Continue reading

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Crabtree Falls to Priest Shelter Backpacking Trip, Saturday-Sunday, July 22-23, 2017

Crabtree Falls to Priest Shelter Backpacking TripSaturday-Sunday, July 22-23, 2017Montebello, VAGeorge Washington National Forest7:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.$25 members, $35 non-membersLevel: 10.0 milesIntermediate and advanced. Join us on this fairly challenging ascent to The Priest on the Appalachian Trail where … Continue reading

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Rohrbaugh Plains Beginner Backpacking Trip, Saturday-Sunday, July 15-16, 2017

Rohrbaugh Plains Beginner Backpacking TripSaturday-Sunday, July 15-16, 2017Petersburg WVA, WVMonongahela National Forest8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.$25 members, $35 non-membersLevel: 4, 6.0 miles, Beginner and above. Join us on a short loop backpacking trip in the Rohrbaugh Plains within the Dolly … Continue reading

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Dolly Sods North 2-Night Backpacking Trip, Friday-Sunday, June 23-25, 2017

Dolly Sods North 2-Night Backpacking TripFriday-Sunday, June 23-25, 2017Laneville, WVMonongahela National Forest10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.$30 members, $35 non-membersLevel: 20.0 milesAdvanced beginner and above. Play hooky and escape from the city for a weekend of backpacking. On Friday, we start … Continue reading

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Backpacking Committee Meeting & Social, Friday, June 16, 2017

Backpacking Committee Meeting & SocialFriday, June 16, 2017Bethesda, MD6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.Free!Level: Everyone is 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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Cold Mountain-Mount Pleasant Two Night Backpacking Trip, Saturday-Monday, May 27-29 2017

Cold Mountain-Mount Pleasant Two Night Backpacking TripSaturday-Monday, May 27-29 2017Buena Vista, VAGeorge Washington National Forest8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.$30 members, $40 non-membersLevel: 12.0 milesIntermediate and advanced. Can’t make it to Scotland or Switzerland anytime soon to hike those spectacular high … Continue reading

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