This is an in and out hike of approximately 10.5 miles starting at Washington Monument State Park, Maryland. Hike is on AT with elevation gain of about 1200 ft.
Dave and Beth Erdman[masked](W),[masked](H)
Meeting Place: Carderock Rec Area, MD. It is best to use GPS to navigate to this parking lot:
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HIKING FEES AND MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION INFO:
If you want to hike as a guest, the fee is $2 collected in cash at the hiking meeting place. If you want to hike for FREE, you must be a member of NVHC (being a member of the NVHC Meetup is not enough - you would have to fill out the NVHC Membership Form and pay the annual dues which are $2 to $5 depending on the time of year that you join). If you want to become a member, you are encouraged to fill out the online Membership Application form and submit it online (or print it and bring it with you) BEFORE you come to the hike so as to help reduce the paperwork that needs to be done at the hiking meeting place. You can access the NVHC Membership Application Form online here.
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