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Old Rag Day Hike, Sunday, October 21, 2018

Old Rag Day HikeSunday, October 21, 2018Shenandoah National Park, VA8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.$10 members, $15 non-membersLevel: 11, 7.0 miles This perennial favorite is a challenging 7-mile hike, with 2200 feet of elevation gain. It features scrambling over and between … Continue reading

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Manassas Battlefield Half-Day Hike, Saturday, October 13, 2018

Manassas Battlefield Half-Day HikeSaturday, October 13, 2018Manassas, VAManassas Battlefield10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.$7 members, $10 non-membersLevel: 3, 6.0 miles We will be doing the 5-mile hike around the First Battle of Bull Run. There is also an optional 1-mile loop … Continue reading

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The Rocks: Wolf, Chimney, and Cat Rock Day Hike, Saturday, September 22, 2018

The Rocks: Wolf, Chimney, and Cat Rock Day HikeSaturday, September 22, 2018Thurmont, MDCatoctin Mountain Park9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.$10 members, $15 non-membersLevel: 5, 4.9 miles We will hike a moderately strenuous circuit in the National Park along a sometimes rocky … Continue reading

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Ford Mine and River Trails at Great Falls Half-Day Hike, Sunday, September 16, 2018

Ford Mine and River Trails at Great Falls Half-Day HikeSunday, September 16, 2018Potomac, MDGreat Falls National Park10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.$7 members, $10 non-membersLevel: 3, 5.0 miles From the Great Falls Tavern Visitors Center parking lot, we will venture in … Continue reading

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Volcano and Dinosaur Half-Day Hike, Saturday, August 18, 2018

Volcano and Dinosaur Half-Day HikeSaturday, August 18, 2018Dumfries, VA9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.$7 members, $10 non-membersLevel: 5, 7.0 miles This hike is named for the geology walk in Prince William Forest National Park. The hike starts on the North Fork … Continue reading

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Bear Church Rock Day Hike, Saturday, August 4, 2018

Bear Church Rock Day HikeSaturday, August 4, 2018Shenandoah National Park, VA8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.$10 members, $15 non-membersLevel: 8, 10.0 miles The Bear Church Rock circuit is not nearly as well known as many of the other picturesque hikes in … Continue reading

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Maryland Heights Day Hike, Saturday, July 7, 2018

Maryland Heights Day HikeSaturday, July 7, 2018Harper’s Ferry, WV8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.$10 members, $15 non-membersLevel: 7, 5.0 miles This 5-mile hike features history and a spectacular overlook of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers. Maryland Heights, which towers 1,448 feet … Continue reading

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Gold Mine Loop Half Day Hike, Sunday, July 1, 2018

Gold Mine Loop Half Day HikeSunday, July 1, 2018Potomac, MDGreat Falls National Park9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.$7 members, $10 non-membersLevel: 3, 5.1 miles This hike strings together 5.1 miles of several little used trails east of the C&O Canal. We … Continue reading

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Seneca Creek State Park Half-Day Hike, Sunday, June 10, 2018

Seneca Creek State Park Half-Day HikeSunday, June 10, 2018Gaithersburg, MD1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.$7 members, $10 non-membersLevel: 2, 5.0 miles Come out to one of Maryland’s beautiful state parks. We’ll walk about 5 miles, making use of four different trails, … Continue reading

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Soapstone Valley Trail Evening Meditation Hike, Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Soapstone Valley Trail Evening Meditation HikeWednesday, June 6, 2018Washington, DCRock Creek Park6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.$7 members, $10 non-membersLevel: 3, 4.0 miles This is an introduction into meditation and provides an opportunity to communion, “With Your Inner Self” and “Unwind” … Continue reading

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