Year: 2016

30 Terrifying Trails

Bucket list, anyone? Full story here:

Dept Of Natural Resources : Ring in the New Year with a First Day Hike

All are invited to kick-off the New Year with an invigorating First Day Hike at a nearby state park, as the Maryland Department of Natural Resources – once again – takes part in the national New Year’s Day event of

Military Veterans, Members, and POW’s – Enter All State Parks Free On Veretans Day – 11/11

The Department of Natural Resources has several programs and special rates for military veterans, active duty service members, and prisoners of war. Click the link below for a brief summary, with links to more information.

Maryland Fall Foliage Report

Per the Department of Natural Resources: Welcome to the Fall Foliage & Festival report for the weekend of October 8 and 9, brought to you by the Maryland Office of Tourism and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. Well, the

Over 1,000 Pictures In the Club’s Photo Gallery

Over the years, many people have taken pictures on Mountain Club hikes. Where did the pictures go? Paid-up members who are registered users of the web site can click on “General” in the main menu, then on “Gallery”. (Or click

Hike Schedule Has Been Updated – Almost 150 Hikes Lined Up!

The hike schedule has been updated. There are currently almost 150 hikes and events scheduled all the way through to the end of next February. Paid-up members who are logged in can view the full schedule here. Visitors can find

New Page Added To The Web Site

We’ve added a new page to describe the Mountain Club’s responsibilities regarding the maintenance of the Appalachian Trail. See the new menu option called “A.T. Maintenance”. Or click here to view the new page.

The Mountain Club of Maryland along with Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum present – CLIMBING EVEREST

Climbing Everest: The 1989 American Expedition to MT. Everest Friday October 14, 2016 @ 7p.m. with Ken Frick Location: Benjamin Banneker Historical Park and Museum 300 Oella Avenue, Catonsville, MD 21228 Reservations Required, Seating is Limited, Donation Appreciated call or

10 Hikes to See Extreme Nature

Per the National Geographic – the more adventurous Mountain Club members might like to put these on their bucket lists: Sure, the journey is the destination for some, but these hikes will take you to places where you can see

Hike Report : Gunpowder hike @ Sweet Air

A beautiful Sunday morning hike attended by two members and one guest. This part of the Gunpowder has varied terrain of woods, river and a few good climbs. It was the first time for them in this park but close