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PVSP: Start Rockburn Branch Park-12H

Hike Distance:
11.5 Miles
Hike Difficulty:
Hard
Hike Leader:
Brian Bare

This is a lollipop hike in Howard County from Rockburn Branch Park almost to Ilchester Road and back. There are many minor stream crossings and two significant stream crossings, some rocks, and about 1100 feet of elevation gain, and nice river views. Two crossings of Rockburn Branch use extended stepping stones and I myself prefer […]

Liberty Reservoir – 10/11 H

Hike Distance:
10.5 Miles
Hike Difficulty:
Hard
Hike Leader:
Brian Bare

This hike is a mixture of fire roads and foot paths along Liberty Reservoir. Highlights: shade, water views, lunch by the water at the end of Coot Peninsula. Early in the hike we have a view of an old copper mine. About 10.5 miles, 1200 ft climbing, and one easy stream crossing. Our pace will […]

TRI-STATE OVERLOOK HIKE – 12.5H

Hike Distance:
12.5 Miles
Hike Difficulty:
Hard
Hike Leader:
Brian Bare

This demanding 12.5 mile hike takes us to WV, MD, and VA and includes both a circuit hike and an out-and-back hike. There are rocks galore and 2800 feet of climbing on this hike.  The hike includes spectacular overlooks and panoramic views of the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers. Our pace while hiking will average 2.4 […]

PVSP: Henryton – 10H

Hike Distance:
10.0 Miles
Hike Difficulty:
Hard
Hike Leader:
Brian Bare

This hike is in Carroll County west of Mariottsville Rd and south of McKeldin. There are a few minor stream crossings, very few rocks, and about 1000 feet of elevation gain, an old barn and nice river views. Our pace while hiking will average 2.5 - 2.8 mph. Sections of the trail will be slippery […]