Piney Branch Circuit

A moderate 10 mile hike with 1900 elevation gain starting with the ascent of the Keyser Run Fire Road to the intersection of the Hull School Trail. We will descend the Hull School Trail for one mile and come to the intersection of the Piney Branch Trail, where we will ascend for 4 miles or so with modest gain to the intersection of the Keyser Run Fire Road. We will follow the Keyser Run Fire Road for 3 miles back to the starting point. There is a great overlook on the Keyser Run Fire Road overlooking the valley. Park entry fee is $5 per person. Leader: Ashley Lewis[masked]; call leader directly for all questions. Car pool fee: $11.00; Shared Park Entrance Fee: $5; Rating: "A" (Difficult)

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    Absolutely wonderful! Awesome people :)

    February 19, 2013

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    A former member

    Great exercise and wonderful company! Thanks for leading Ashley

    February 18, 2013

  • Christine

    I really enjoyed this hike. Thank you Ashley!

    February 17, 2013

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    A former member

    I just awakened...ugh! Sorry!

    February 17, 2013

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    No longer have a ride. :(

    February 16, 2013

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    A former member

    Something came up and we can't attend afterall :( Hope to see everyone at a later hike!

    February 16, 2013

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    A former member

    Will this trail be snowy? Hiking shoes should be diffident right?

    February 11, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    My fiancee and I have not participated in any meetup hikes yet, but we love the outdoors and look forward to our first hike and to meet some great people! See you Sunday! :)

    February 11, 2013

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    Looking forward to breaking into shoes and slowly getting used to having a back pack... Prepping for a life adventure in April. Thank you for coordinating and I look forward to saying hello to all:) Robin aka "Bird"

    February 11, 2013

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    I am new to the area and looking forward to getting some exercise, meeting people, and seeing some sites. Please share if the is any special equipment I should bring for this hike.

    February 8, 2013

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    Is this really at 7 PM?

    January 2, 2013

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    i will have my small dog with me

    1 · December 27, 2012

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Mc Lean, VA

Founded May 9, 2011

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