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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.

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Mod-Diff Gunpowder-Hereford Hike

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Hereford, MD
Date(s) & Time:Thu, Feb 2 2006  9:45 pm
Registration Opens: Tue, Jan 17 2006 12:00 am
Registration Cut Off: Tue, Jan 31 2006 12:59 pm
Event Duration:4-5 hours
Difficulty Rating:D5: Difficult
Event Organizer(s):

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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 18 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:15
Minimum Group Size:4
Number Registered So Far: 0 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No


Join the MOC for a pleasant and challenging 11 mile hike through Gunpowder State Park.
We will be hiking along the river at times and will also be hiking in the higher areas such as the Highland Trail and the Mingo Forks Trail. We will have lunch in front of Prettyboy Dam. The hike has an elevation gain of approximately 800 feet.

Required Items to Bring:
- Hiking boots
- Water
- Lunch
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
- Raingear
- First aid kit
- Binoculars

How to Get There:
Event Directions:From I-83 north of Batlimore:
Exit 27 onto Mount Carmel Road.
Travel east on Mt. Carmel (Yield right coming off of I-83 North. Turn left if coming from I-83 South.).
Turn left onto York Road, heading North.
After passing Hereford High School on the right, turn left onto Bunker Hill Road.
Drive under I-83 and pass Collett Dr. on the right. Keep going straight and you will come to the Bunker Hill Road Parking Lot.

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