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Mod-Diff Hike in Maryland Heights




The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Harpers Ferry
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Jul 15 2006  11:15 am  (Carpool Departure: 10:00 am   *log in for location*)
Registration Opens: Wed, Jun 28 2006 12:00 am
Registration Cut Off: Wed, Jul 12 2006 12:59 pm
Event Duration:~3 hours
Difficulty Rating:D4: Moderate to Difficult
Event Organizer(s):
H. Tran
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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:5
Number Registered So Far: 13 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Itinerary:

Discover ruins of old Civil War forts and campsites and savor the spectacular views. Enjoy a moderate to difficult hike in historic Harper's Ferry.

We'll be hiking two trails: From The Point in Lower Town (where the Potomac and Shenandoah rivers meet) to the Overlook Cliffs is 4.2 miles round-trip. From The Point to the Stone Fort is 6 miles round-trip. We will be hiking the full 10.2 miles.

There are no restrooms or water sources at Maryland Heights so be sure to take of these things before arriving. There is a $6.00 Park entrance fee. Please pay at event.

Check out the Park's website.

Required Items to Bring:
- Water
- Snacks
- See the Moc Hiking Checklist.
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
- Insect repellant
- sunblock

How to Get There:
Event Directions:From DC:
495 to I-270 N via EXIT 38 toward ROCKVILLE / FREDERICK.
Merge onto I-70 W toward HAGERSTOWN.
Merge onto US-340 W via EXIT 52 toward CHARLES TOWN / LEESBURG (Passing through VIRGINIA- then crossing into WEST VIRGINIA). Go 18.8 miles. Visitor Center will be on your left.
From Baltimore:
I-695 to EXIT 16, I-70. Take I-70 WEST toward FREDERICK.
Merge onto US-340 W via EXIT 52 toward CHARLES TOWN / LEESBURG (Passing through VIRGINIA- then crossing into WEST VIRGINIA). Go 18.8 miles. Visitor Center will be on your left.
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):0Mile(s)
Carpool Departure Time: 10:00 am
Carpool Location:   Log in for location
Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions

Notes:
- 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.
- Questions about equipment or rentals? Send them to safety@mdoutdoorclub.com.
- Notice any errors or problems in the information on this page? Please notify our Content Editor(s), Amy Lipsius, at content@mdoutdoorclub.com.


Cancellation/Partial Attendance:
Please review our Cancellation Policy carefully!