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Jim, Sharon, John And Joan – Hiking In Switzerland

By Jim Koury Sharon and I went to Switzerland in September, 2016, to celebrate our 43rd anniversary. We (and fellow club members John Breivogel and Joan Marasciulo) went with a tour group and did 7 days of hiking. We’re glad

Posted in Trip Reports (Non-club hikes or travel)

Hike Report : Woodstock Area Of PVSP

On Sunday (1/17/16) eighteen of us did a pleasant little 6M hike in the Woodstock area of the Patapsco Valley State Park. (Actually, the advertised 6 mile hike turned into a 7 miler. Normally, I’m pretty precise about mileage, knowing

Posted in Mountain Club Of Maryland HIKE REPORTS

Hike Report : Annual Winter Tri-State Hike (WV, MD, VA)

By Jim Koury By On Saturday, January 16, thirteen of us did the annual winter Tri-State hike (West Virginia, Maryland, Virginia). The hike is listed as Hard/Strenuous and earns that designation by being 13 1/2 miles long, with 2,000+ feet

Posted in Mountain Club Of Maryland HIKE REPORTS

Razor-Like Devices Found Hidden On Popular Trail

Per WTOP: FREDERICK, Md. — It’s a dangerous discovery residents say has happened before: booby traps buried along a watershed used by local walkers and mountain bikers. R.J. Stone says he was irate when earlier this week he kicked up

Posted in General Hiking Or Environmental News