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We hold educational meetings, activist groups, hikes and other outings in and around the Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia. We welcome anyone who wants to explore, enjoy and protect the environment of our region, our State and our World.

Upcoming events (2)

August Potluck Picnic

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Please join us as for a late-summer pot-luck picnic in the Kester Pavilion at Poor House Farm. We ask you to bring a dish to share: salads, vegetables, casseroles, or desserts. The Club will provide drinks and all the eating implements. No business is planned other than some introductions and invitations to upcoming hikes and meetings. There will be plenty of time to socialize and talk over ideas with your fellow friends and Club members, either at the pavilion or while taking a very short and easy post-picnic lake-side stroll.

There is a chance that a hike up the mountain and around the trails on top will be planned immediately before the picnic, so be on the lookout for that outing announcement.

Appalachian Trail, Snickers Gap to Rocky Knoll, VA/WV

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9.2-mile, difficult hike. Our exploration of the AT in Northern Virginia and WV continues with this out-and-back hike north from Snickers Gap. Six miles of our hike will be along the famed Rollercoaster section, with steep and challenging grades. We will be rewarded with several good views and areas of geological interest and southern forests. Be prepared for changing weather, with possible intense heat. This hike is suitable for adults in good shape. Well-behaved dogs on leashes are welcome. There is no charge for this hike, but donations are welcome.
Bring lots of water, a packed lunch, and some snacks. Bring or wear protection from bugs, especially ticks. We will cancel in heavy rain.

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