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Hike: VA AT#1 Shannondale Rd to Harpers Ferry

Saturday, November 9, 2019 @ 8:00 AM (EST)
Co-Ed
Long Gate Park & Ride MEADOWBROOK LN Ellicott CityMD  21043
Saturday, November 9, 2019 @ 8:00 AM (EST)
Co-Ed
Long Gate Park & Ride MEADOWBROOK LN Ellicott CityMD  21043

Hike: VA AT#1 Shannondale Rd to Harpers Ferry

Nov 09 (Saturday)

8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Co-Ed

Long Gate Park & Ride

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$20.00

Pricing

Hike: VA AT#1 Shannondale Rd to Harpers Ferry
$20.00
Hike: VA AT#1 Shannondale Rd to Harpers Ferry
$20.00

Meeting Dates

Nov 09, 2019

Each Saturday from 08:00 AM to 06:00 PM

About This Activity

Description

The Appalachian Trail crossing Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania features historic Civil War sights and panoramic views of mountains and valleys; trip leaders will interpret points of interest. Hike leaders keep a moderate pace. Earn a certificate and patch by hiking each of the seven sections in the Maryland Appalachian Trail series at least once within a 3-year period. Earn a 100-mile certificate and patch by hiking additional miles on the Pennsylvania and Virginia sections of the Appalachian Trail. Under 16 must be accompanied by a participating parent or guardian. Participants should be in good shape, have good balance and depth perception to be able to hike two miles over rocky hills without a break and the ability to complete the distance indicated. Fee includes van or school bus transportation from the Park & Ride lot at the intersection of Rte. 100 and Long Gate Pkwy, Ellicott City. VA AT section #1: Shannondale Rd to Harpers Ferry: Hike is generally downhill with several views of mountains and valleys. Hike up to enjoy your lunch at Key Gap. Moderate terrain: 10.2 miles.


Under 16 must be accompanied by a participating parent or guardian. Info: Matt Medicus, 410-313-1769 or www.howardcountymd.gov/trailhikes.

Age Group/Camp

Family

Location

Long Gate Park & Ride at Long Gate Park & Ride

Organizer Info

  • Howard County Goverment

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