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Oregon Ridge Yellow Trail Hike (Alternating Weeks)

Every other Saturday, we will be adding the Yellow Trail to our normal hike. Though not adding any significant difficulty, it is double the time and double the distance. Essentially it is up and down the Ridge twice instead of our normal once. So...do plan for this and allow from 9AM to Noon, just to be safe.

The Yellow Trail does cross the stream several times. I, for one, do not plan on getting my feet wet but, oh well, sometimes stuff happens. You might choose your footwear accordingly.



Starting promptly at 9am at Oregon Ridge Park (Nature Center). The Nature Center entrance is on Beaver Dam Rd., only about 50 feet south of Shawan Rd., just behind the Oregon Grille restaurant parking lot. It's called Kurtz Lane on many maps. Follow this road for roughly 1/2 mile to get to the parking lot.

We meet in the parking lot between the lake and the Nature Center. Look for the "carved" wooden bench. You can't miss us.

We will walk approximately four miles, at a comfortable pace for beginners. Though the walking time, including the Yellow Trail, should be roughly two hours, set aside from 9 to Noon just in case

Go here for an excellent map of the park with the Nature Center entrance clearly marked.

http://oregonridgenaturecenter.org/trailmap.html

Some may want to stay for a while later and take advantage of the free exhibits at the Nature Center. Others may want to stay for a swim at the lake, in season (one of Baltimore County's best kept secrets), which does carry a daily charge.

I will not post cancellations because of the weather. I assume we're all capable of making that decision as each of us sees fit.

If you decide to respond "Yes" to this event and later change your mind for whatever reason, please,please go in and change your RSVP to a "No". That way, we know not to be waiting for you. Thanks.

 

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  • April

    Really nice to spend a beautiful morning on the trails with fun camaraderie & getting to know cool people, splitting in two groups for the red and yellow trails. The first hike for me in forever, the yellow trail offered a few challenges but I look forward to increasing my huffy-puffy endurance in the weeks to come! Thanks to Paul, the fun red & yellow groups!

    March 16, 2014

  • Chris H.

    We had a great time, the hike had some fun challenges and a wonderful, friendly group of people.

    March 15, 2014

  • Paul S.

    Great turnout after so many weeks cancelled because of this miserable winter. Hope to see all of you again soon!!!!!

    March 15, 2014

  • Benjie L.

    running behind if I am NOT THERE at 9 go on without me apologies

    March 15, 2014

  • Ray C R.

    omg just waking up faulty alarm doubtful that I will make it to the site in time...coming from Catonsville ...

    March 15, 2014

  • Eliezer

    I am not sure that I will be able to make it. If I am not there, I will see you all some other day.

    March 15, 2014

  • Chris H.

    My husband Steve would also like to join the hike tomorrow if that would be okay. We are both looking forward to our first hike this year.

    March 14, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    I was trying to increase my RSVP by 1.....didn't see a way to do that but it will be myself +1 tomorrow....looking forward to meeting everyone

    March 14, 2014

    • Paul S.

      No problem. The more the merrier.

      March 14, 2014

  • Paul S.

    Amazing. It finally looks like we might have some decent weather for Oregon Ridge!!! Hope to see you all there.

    March 10, 2014

    • April

      I noticed the forecast for good weather too! Finally! I've been breaking in a new pair of boots so I'll definitely be there!!

      March 10, 2014

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