Category: Mountain Club Of Maryland HIKE REPORTS

Reports about Mountain Club Of Maryland hikes

Hike Report : Catoctin Mountain Park – 8H

Mike O’Connor, Jim and Sharon Koury, Bill Saunders, Mary Thayer, Ann Roberts and I parked in a friendly park Catoctin Mountain Park ranger’s driveway, and in typical Mountain Club style the hike started with a steep climb. Hike leader Mike

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

Hike Report : Woodstock Hike – July 27

Thirty hikers gathered at the St Alphonsus Rodriguez Church in Woodstock Maryland for a 7+ mile trek. We started on a new trail just opened last year through giant trees and lots of Wavy Leaf Basketgress that made the forest

Hike Report : Pine Grove Furnace hike ends with a swim and ice cream

On Wednesday, July 6, 11 MCM members had a nice hot and sticky hike up in PA’s Pine Grove Furnace State Park. The day was clear, with a few white clouds moving in the afternoon. We started near the huge

Hike Report : June 29th Hike North Point

This totally flat area is perfect for a short hike on a hot day. After spraying ourselves with bug spray we set out on the Black Marsh trail, by the time we reached the observation platform we all stopped and

Hike Report : High Rock Graffiti cleanup

On 1 June 3 MCM members plus 3 volunteers from REI went to the High Rock area for a second graffiti removal session. This was further testing and learning on how to do this in remote areas away from support

Hike Report : Merchant Mill Pond Canoe/Kayak Trip 2016-04

After a long drive to Merchant Mill Pond in northeast NC, we loaded our gear into one canoe and two kayaks and headed for the group campsite deep (1 mile) into the swamp. Our group of four humans and two

Hike Report : Massanutten East – April 2nd 2016

This has always been my favorite day hike in the area. I like hikes that reward long climbs with great views, and the Massanutten East ridge has both long climbs and great views in abundance. As four years had passed

Hike Report : Wed. March 23 – Patuxent Research Refuge – North Tract (6E)

By Marilyn Gower March 23 was a beautiful day for a hike with twenty-seven members at the North Tract section of Patuxent Wildlife Refuge. We covered the forest trail, whipper-will and turkey way trails. It turned out to be a

Hike Report : Shenandoah Hike – Feb. 28

Four hikers started from the South Hawksbill Overlook parking lot on a chilly morning. We hiked up to the overlook, then down to the North Hawksbill parking lot where we connected to the AT. We went north from there to