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AT: HARPERS FERRY TO KEYS GAP

Hike Distance:
11.0 Miles
Hike Difficulty:
Hard
Hike Leader:
John Barrett

Hike 11.0 miles out and back on the Appalachian Trail from the south end of the US-340 Shenandoah River Bridge at Harpers Ferry to WV-9.Expect about 1800 feet of climbing. Our pace while hiking will average 2.5 -2.8 MPH.

AT: PENMAR TO ANTIETAM CREEK VALLEY – 14H

Hike Distance:
14.0 Miles
Hike Difficulty:
Hard
Hike Leader:
John Barrett

An out-and-back hike along the Pennsylvania AT from Pen Mar Park north over Mount Dunlop to the Antietam Shelter and the Old Forge Picnic Area. Start by descending into Falls Creek Valley, cross the bridged creek and then immediately climb to the top of Mount Dunlop. Proceed across undulating terrain then descend into Antietam Creek […]

AT: PENMAR TO ANTIETAM CREEK VALLEY – 14H

Hike Distance:
14.0 Miles
Hike Difficulty:
Hard
Hike Leader:
John Barrett

An out-and-back hike along the Pennsylvania AT from Pen Mar Park north over Mount Dunlop to the Antietam Shelter and the Old Forge Picnic Area. Start by descending into Falls Creek Valley, cross the bridged creek and then immediately climb to the top of Mount Dunlop. Proceed across undulating terrain then descend into Antietam Creek […]

AT: PENMAR TO RAVEN ROCKS – 11H

Hike Distance:
11.0 Miles
Hike Difficulty:
Hard
Hike Leader:
John Barrett

An out and back hike of a total of 11 miles going south from Pen Mar Park to Raven Rocks, with lunch on the rocks. Total elevation gain is 1,200' with the longest climb of 600' over .8 mile. Trail is very rocky in places. Our pace while hiking will be 2.5 - 3 mph.  […]

GREENBRIER STATE PARK TO ANNAPOLIS ROCKS – 12H

Hike Distance:
12.0 Miles
Hike Difficulty:
Hard
Hike Leader:
John Barrett

This 12-mile hike starts in Greenbrier State Park, heads up Bartman hill to the AT, north to Annapolis Rocks, and back to journey through Greenbrier. The hike has about 2,300 feet of ascent (including two 500 foot climbs), contains a number of rocky sections of trail, and no stream crossings. Pace while hiking will be […]

PINE GROVE FURNACE/SUNSET ROCKS/POLE STEEPLE – 14/15H

Hike Distance:
14.0 Miles
Hike Difficulty:
Hard
Hike Leader:
John Barrett

A figure eight hike through Pennsylvania’s Michaux State Forest for 14/15 miles and an accumulated 2100 feet of elevation gain. Start at Pine Grove Furnace State Park and hike the southern loop through Tom’s Run Valley along the Appalachian Trail; traverses the half mile boulder scramble called Sunset Rocks. The northern loop begins in an […]

AT: GREENBRIER TO WASHINGTON MONUMENT STATE PARK – 12H

Hike Distance:
12.0 Miles
Hike Difficulty:
Hard
Hike Leader:
John Barrett

This 12 mile hike in Washington County begins with a stroll through Greenbrier State Park, proceeding past Greenbrier Lake, ascending the Bartman Hill Trail to the Appalachian Trail, and then heading south along the AT for lunch at the Washington Monument. There are many rocky sections of trail, no stream crossings and about 2,100 feet […]

AT PA: MICHAUX STATE FOREST CHIMNEY ROCKS – 13H

Hike Distance:
13.0 Miles
Hike Difficulty:
Hard
Hike Leader:
John Barrett

This hike generally proceeds along the Pennsylvania AT from the Old Forge Picnic Area north over Chimney Rocks toward PA Route 233, while also following several side trails. We begin by climbing 1,100 feet over the first 3 miles to the top of Chimney Rocks, passing Tumbling Run Shelter along the way. Once on the […]