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PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED: Once you've reviewed the event details, and decided you'd like to join us, you MUST sign up at the bottom of this page.

You are STRONGLY encouraged to read this page in its entirety before signing up. If you'd like to attend, we ask that you abide by our rules and procedures as a time/cost saving process (with an end result of keeping membership free and lower cost events).

Cross country skiing

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: New Germany State Park, Grantsville, MD
Date(s) & Time:Thu, Feb 5 2009  10:00 am  (Carpool Departure: 7:30 am   *log in for location*)
Registration Opens: Thu, Jan 22 2009 12:00 am
Registration Cut Off: Thu, Feb 5 2009 12:59 pm
Event Duration:5
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Event Organizer(s):
Jerry Wright
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:13
Minimum Group Size:2
Number Registered So Far: 6 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Cross country skiing in New Germany State Park. Bring skis or rent. I will give a class on basics before lunch

Park information and snow conditions:

Park consession, Allegany outfitters, rents skis in the park, call ahead to reserve.

River & Trail Outfitters has ski rental and can deliver to the carpool location.

Hot food available at the consession.

Required Items to Bring:
Clothing layers appropriate for conditions. Synthetic wicking base layer and wind shell.
Mittens or very warm gloves.
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
water bottles
hand warmers
extra clothing to change after event. You will sweat.
Fanny pack with water bottle

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Baltimore: I-70 west to I-68. Drive 58 miles to exit 22. Turn left at exit onto Chestnut Ridge Road 3 miles to T interesection. Turn left onto New Germany Rd for 2 miles. Park entrance is on left.
From Washington: take I-270 to I-70
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):0Mile(s)
Carpool Departure Time: 7:30 am
Carpool Location:   Log in for location
Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions

- We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines at all times while participating in MOC events.
- Details of this event are subject to undergo a change at any point in time, with or without warning.
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Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our Cancellation Policy carefully!