Category: Mountain Club Of Maryland HIKE REPORTS

Reports about Mountain Club Of Maryland hikes

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Hike Report : PVSP/ Oella – Pickall 8M hike, February 6, 2016 by Bill Saunders

Ten hikers, including one guest, participated in this 8-mile moderate hike on Saturday, February 6–the week following the Snowpocalypse that blanketed Maryland with a record snowfall. The hikers began at St. Johnsbury Road in Oella, trudged through still-deep snow to

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Hike Report : (In The Blizzard’s Aftermath) – Rockburn/PVSP: Orange Grove Area 6H

By Jim Koury This hike was offered as a substitute for the Frederick Municipal Forest 10H hike Dan McQueen had to cancel because of the heavy snow that fell Saturday, 1/23. The primary problem in offering a hike after a

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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

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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

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