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Paw Paw Hike 2

The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Paw Paw, WV
Date(s) & Time:Sat, Oct 25 2008  10:00 am  (Carpool Departure: 8:00 am   *log in for location*)
Registration Opens: Wed, Oct 8 2008 12:00 am
Registration Cut Off: Wed, Oct 22 2008 12:59 pm
Event Duration:~2.5 hrs
Difficulty Rating:D4: Moderate to Difficult
Event Organizer(s):
Nils Olson
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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:5
Number Registered So Far: 3 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: Yes

Come join the MOC to explore the mysterios Paw Paw Tunnel. Built between 1836 and 1850, it is still one of the world's longest canal tunnels and is a lasting tribute to American engineering.
We'll hike through the tunnel, explore the locks below the tunnel, and then hike back over the mountain for a spectacular view of the Paw Paw bends that the tunnel bypasses.

Required Items to Bring:
Hiking Shoes
Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.
Flashlight (tunnel is dark)

How to Get There:
Event Directions:Follow I-70 west to exit 1B
Take 522 south 6 miles to Berkley Springs
Turn right onto WV9/Union St.
Follow WV9 for 25 miles to Paw Paw, WV
Cross back into MD, WV9 becomes MD51
Tunnel parking will be ahead on right
Carpool to Event Distance (round trip):0Mile(s)
Carpool Departure Time: 8:00 am
Carpool Location:   Log in for location
Carpool Directions:   Log in for directions

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