Raymond Kirchner

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PVSP: HOLLOFIELD AREA – 11.5H

Hike Distance:
11.5 Miles
Hike Difficulty:
Hard
Hike Leader:
Raymond Kirchner

This is a 11.5-mile hike on scenic trails in Hollofield & Daniels area of PVSP with an elevation gain of about 1400 feet. There are a few small stream crossings, and we will be passing Gary Memorial Church and the Daniels Dam along the way. The hiking pace will be 2.5 to 3.0 mph.

PICNIC HIKE – PATAPSCO STATE PARK/PICKALL – 12.0H

Hike Distance:
12.0 Miles
Hike Difficulty:
Hard
Hike Leader:
Raymond Kirchner

This hike will take in many of the trails in the Pickall Area of PVSP including the Pickall Trail, and the Mill Race Trail, and the Rockhaven Trail. There are a couple stream crossings and a total elevation gain of approx. 1000 feet. The hiking pace will be 2.5 to 3.0 mph. Plan for lunch […]

OREGON RIDGE – 7.5M

Hike Distance:
7.5 Miles
Hike Difficulty:
Moderate
Hike Leader:
Raymond Kirchner

Oregon Ridge offers wonderful hiking trails and wooded scenery near Hunt Valley. This hike will consist of a series of loops on a hilly course, with a total elevation gain of about 900 feet, as we take in all the marked trails in the park. There will be four stream crossings and a snack break […]

LOCH RAVEN AREA – 10.0H

Hike Distance:
10.0 Miles
Hike Difficulty:
Hard
Hike Leader:
Raymond Kirchner

Join us for a fast-paced hike on a meandering 10-mile hike in the Loch Raven watershed including the Morgan Mill trail, the Glen Ellen trail and the Sam’s Grave trail. We will also be crossing the Loch Raven Drive bridge. There are many vistas of the reservoir along the course. The elevation gain is approx. […]

PVSP AVALON & HILTON AREA HIKE – 12H

Hike Distance:
12.0 Miles
Hike Difficulty:
Hard
Hike Leader:
Raymond Kirchner

This hike will take in many trails in the Avalon and Hilton Area of PVSP including Santee Branch, Grist Mill, Bloede Dam, Garrett’s Pass, Ridge, Valley View, Morning Choice and Forest Glen, along with Cascade Falls. There are a couple stream crossings and a total elevation gain of approx. 1300 feet. The hiking pace will […]

LOCH RAVEN DAM – 9H

Hike Distance:
9.0 Miles
Hike Difficulty:
Hard
Hike Leader:
Raymond Kirchner

Join us on a 9-mile hike in the highland area of the Loch Raven watershed as we follow a zig-zag route to the back side of the dam. There are several vistas of the reservoir along the hilly course. Elevation gain is approx. 1300 feet. The hiking pace will be 2.5 to 3.0 mph. Snack […]

PVSP: GNOME VILLAGE HIKE – 10.5H

Hike Distance:
10.5 Miles
Hike Difficulty:
Hard
Hike Leader:
Raymond Kirchner

This hike will take us back to the Gnome Village as we follow the trails in the Hilton Area of PVSP including the Santee Branch, Buzzard’s Rock, Forest Glen and Gray’s Mill Trail. There are several stream crossings and a total elevation gain of approx. 1100 feet. The hiking pace will be 2.5 to 3.0 […]

PVSP: HOLLOFIELD AREA – 10H

Hike Distance:
10.0 Miles
Hike Difficulty:
Hard
Hike Leader:
Raymond Kirchner

A 10-mile hike on scenic trails in Hollofield & Daniels area of PVSP with an elevation gain of about 1400 feet. There are a few small stream crossings, and we will be passing Gary Memorial Church and the Daniels Dam along the way. The hiking pace will be 2.5 to 3.0 mph. Plan for lunch […]

PVSP: MCKELDIN AREA – 8.5M

Hike Distance:
8.5 Miles
Hike Difficulty:
Moderate
Hike Leader:
Raymond Kirchner

The McKeldin area of Patapsco Valley State Park offers wonderful hiking trails and river views all within the park. This hike will consist of a meandering course on most of the marked trails in the park, some steep, for a total elevation gain of about 1000 feet. There will be a snack break at McKeldin […]

PVSP AVALON & HILTON AREA HIKE – 12H

Hike Distance:
12.0 Miles
Hike Difficulty:
Hard
Hike Leader:
Raymond Kirchner

This hike will take in many trails in the Avalon and Hilton Area of PVSP including Santee Branch, Grist Mill, Bloede Dam, Garrett’s Pass, Ridge, Valley View, Morning Choice and Forest Glen, along with Cascade Falls. There are a couple stream crossings and a total elevation gain of approx. 1300 feet. The hiking pace will […]

GREENBRIAR STATE PARK – 11H

Hike Distance:
11.0 Miles
Hike Difficulty:
Hard
Hike Leader:
Raymond Kirchner

Starting at the parking lot above Greenbriar Lake, we will hike many of the trail loops within the park. The elevation gain is approx. 1500 feet. The hiking pace will be 2.5 to 3.0 mph. We will stop for lunch. Please indicate whether you plan to carpool or meet at the trailhead.