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LAUREL FORK (VA) BACKPACK – 21H

Hike Distance:
Over 15 Miles
Hike Difficulty:
Hard
Hike Leader:
Rick Royer

Backpack the beautiful, lightly visited, rhododendron-lined Laurel Fork of the Potomac River and its tributaries in the corner of VA and WV. Be prepared for many small and large stream crossings with full packs (bring your good water shoes This is the same three-day version of the previous year's well-liked trip covering miles of scenic […]

OLD LOGGERS PATH BACKPACK, PA – 27.3M

Hike Distance:
Over 15 Miles
Hike Difficulty:
Moderate
Hike Leader:
Stephen Weber

This loop features waterfalls, rock outcrops, and mountain streams. The trail can be muddy if there has been lots of rain. Speed will be 2 mph. Leave: 6:30 am on Friday, April 22. Leader: Steve Weber.

ALLEGHENY FRONT TRAIL BACKPACK

Hike Distance:
Over 15 Miles
Hike Difficulty:
Hard
Hike Leader:
Stephen Weber

This loop features Black Moshannon Creek, fantastic vistas, and Wolf Rocks. Some boardwalks through the bogs can be slippery. Speed 2 mph.  NOTE: Hike is full.

CRANBERRY WILDERNESS BACKPACK – 30H

Hike Distance:
Over 15 Miles
Hike Difficulty:
Hard
Hike Leader:
Rick Royer

Backpack the scenic Cranberry Wilderness in West Virginia on a four-day/three-night backpack trip on Memorial Day weekend. We'll hike in scenic, rugged river valleys while backpacking in these beautiful moss-covered forests. Keep in mind that very wet, cool weather conditions are typical in the area in May. Limited to 8 backpackers. Please register early.

NORTH FORK MOUNTAIN BACKPACK – 24H

Hike Distance:
Over 15 Miles
Hike Difficulty:
Hard
Hike Leader:
Steve Williams

We will backpack all or portions of this high, dry, and scenic trail, with the exact route depending on the results of a scouting trip. With good weather, the views of the surrounding mountains and valleys are spectacular. The backpack is limited to 8 people. This is largely a dry trail, so we will do […]

BACKPACK – MD AT

Hike Distance:
7.5 Miles
Hike Difficulty:
Moderate
Hike Leader:
Mary Moore

'7.5 miles out and back - starting at I-70 Footbridge heading south to Rocky Run Shelter. Comprised of ascends, descends and level hiking. Highest ascends - day one 300'+/-, day two 500+/-. Pace just under 2 miles/hr. Faster hikers welcomed to go ahead. Group will meet at Washington Mt. 3 miles in and again at […]

Seneca Creek Fall Backpack

Hike Distance:
Over 15 Miles
Hike Difficulty:
Hard
Hike Leader:
Rick Royer

Seneca Creek : The UPHILL Way during Fall colors - Day 1 (Fri): Start from the north at the Alleghany Mtn Trailhead (AMT) off Rt 33 at White's Run Road (33/3) Trailhead. Follow the Allegheny Mtn Trail (TR 532) climbing 2000' along a scenic narrow ridge with views of the Seneca Creek valley. We will […]

Otter Creek WV Wilderness Fall Backpack

Hike Distance:
Over 15 Miles
Hike Difficulty:
Moderate
Hike Leader:
Rick Royer

Hike the beautiful damp rhododendron-filled Otter Creek Wilderness in remote WV. We will start from the Mylius trailhead (instead of the MCM- standard Otter Creek trailhead) hiking into the large camp near the junction of the Otter Creek and Mylius trails. We will then day hike exploring downstream along Otter Creek. On day 2 we […]