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Trout Pond Hike and Swim

An 8 mile hike, with a 1400' elevation gain starting and ending in the beautiful Trout Pond Recreation Area, West Virginia. We will hike on the Trout Pond and Long Mountain trails, pass Chimney Rock, then walk around Rockcliff Lake with a side visit to Trout Pond. After the hike we will take a swim in Rockcliff Lake so bring a change of clothes.

The $3/person park entry fee is included in the carpool fee.

http://tinyurl.com/nvhctroutpond

Leader: Ed Brimberg[masked](C)

Carpool Fee:$17.00

Park Entry Fee: $3.00 (included in carpool fee)

Rating: B

Driving Time to trailhead: 1 hour 35 minutes

 

If you are currently not a member of the Northern Virginia Hiking Club please join before the hike by going to: http://nvhc.com/signup.html


If you do not want to join for the rest of the calendar year the guest fee will be $2.

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  • A former member
    A former member

    Awesome

    July 14, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Que linda!

      July 14, 2013

    • Ed B.

      Please upload any photos you took.

      July 15, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Ditto on what Tom said!

    July 13, 2013

  • Tom

    Thanks Ed. That was an enjoyable hike and swim.

    July 13, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    If so, SMS[masked]

    July 11, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Anyone coming from Maryland wanting to carpool? I'm in Columbia and could meet there, Laurel, Rockville, Silver Spring area, etc.

    July 11, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Woochan 'Max. kim would like to join Trout Pond hike,

    July 3, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Did part of this last weekend. Bring lots of bug spray! Trails were not well marked but do-able if you have a map. Want to hike Halfmoon which in near this hike.

    1 · June 30, 2013

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Mc Lean, VA

Founded May 9, 2011

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