Who is up for a challenge? :-)
Trying to up my game a bit and add some trail running to my hikes. I have a tendency to injure myself when running so I'll be taking it pretty easy on the run part of this hike. My plan is to run about 4.5mph for 1/8 to 1/4 mil at a time then a brisk hike pace about 3mph for a half mile. Lather, rinse, repeat. My fastest time hiking this loop is about 1 hour 20 minutes. Hope to get down to 1 hour by fall.
This is an excellent trail for running. There are few areas with rocks and roots that can twist an ankle.
Meet at the lower parking lot at Gunpowder lodge, closest to the river.
Wildlands is a ~4.5 mile loop that starts up hill through the forest then ends with a 1.5 mile flat hike along the river.
We will step off EXACTLY at 7:00. If you are late, txt me at 301-6five5-5327
This is a rain or shine event.
Bug spray and long hiking pants are highly recommended!
If you cannot attend please change your RSVP. Two no-shows will result in me asking you to remove yourself from future events that have a wait list.
Dogs are welcome but they must be well behaved! I don't care if you let them off leash but you must be able to control them verbally or with an e-collar. If they trip someone up or act out I will ask you to put them on leash.
This is cross posted with the 20s and 30s hiking around Baltimore meetup group.
If the group wants we can go to Gunpowder Lodge for dinner afterward. They are used to hikers coming in and stinking up the place. But I still recommend bringing a dry shirt to change into :)