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C&O Canal Towpath between Point of Rocks or Brunswick, MD, and Harpers Ferry

  • Apr 17, 2010 · 7:00 AM

An at-your-pace hike with many length options: Long hikers will start at Point of Rocks and hike to Harpers Ferry and back (28 mi.; very difficult or 5.9 blisters), with the option of going up to 4 mi. past the start before returning (for up to 36 mi.; yikes or 7.2 blisters). Short hikers will start at Brunswick and hike to Harpers Ferry and back (14 mi.; whew or 3 blisters), with the option of going to Point of Rocks (21 mi.; ouch or 4.3 blisters). Turnaround point in Harpers Ferry will be the Bolivar Community Center, the One Day Hike's end point. This also serves as a training hike for the May 1 One Day Hike. To carpool, meet at Grosvenor-Strathmore Metro station's Park & Ride open-air lot (in back of garage). Long hikers meet in that Metro lot at 7 am or in parking lot along the towpath at Point of Rocks by 8:15 am; short hikers meet in Metro lot at 8:45 am or in parking lot near the towpath under the MD 17 bridge in Brunswick by 10 am. Contact Mike ([masked]) for more info. An SCPRO hike with leaders: Mike Darzi, Frank Wodarczyk, and Russ Norfleet.

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