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CROMWELL VALLEY PARK – 11H

Hike Distance:
11.0 Miles
Hike Difficulty:
Hard
Hike Leader:
Leise Ballou

Join us as we explore the trails in Cromwell Valley Park and the Loch Raven Watershed. This 11 mile hike is on mostly earthen trails, has several stream crossings and a total ascent of 1700 feet. We will have lunch overlooking the reservoir. Our pace while hiking will be 2.5-3 mph.

AT: GATHLAND STATE PARK TO WEVERTON CLIFFS – 11 H

Hike Distance:
11.0 Miles
Hike Difficulty:
Hard
Hike Leader:
Leise Ballou

This 11 mile out-and-back hike on the Appalachian Trail in Washington County replicates the club's first hike, done in 1934. The trail has many very rocky sections, a total ascent of about 1,500 feet, no stream crossings, and lunch at the overlook. Our pace while hiking will be 2.5 - 3 mph.