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Easy Hikers--W&OD Trail and Tamarack Park, Vienna, VA

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CANCELLED - Yankee Clippers AT Work Trip

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Wanderbirds: Shenandoah River State Park, VA

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Vigorous Hikers: Fetzer Gap

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Easy Hikers--Foggy Bottom to Rosslyn Metro


Midweek Hike

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Tuscarora Central District Devil's Nose Crew Work Trip


Lincoln Loggers - Old Rag Cabin

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Wanderbirds: AT, Black Rock to High Rock to Pen Mar, MD

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Vigorous Hikers Bull Run


PATC Executive Committee

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Easy Hikers--Seneca Bluffs MD


Midweek Hike


New Members Meeting

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Learn To Cross-Country/NORDIC Ski In Laurel Highlands PA

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SNP/PATC Annual Trails Meeting


CANCELLED - Charlie Irvin Shelter Work Trip

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Wanderbirds: Appalachian Trail, Ashby Gap to Manassas Gap, VA

2021
Vigorous Hikers - Elizabeth Furnace Hiking and Bushwhacking with Optional Overnight at Glass House

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Easy Hikers--Glover Archbold Trail, DC

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CANCELLED - Charlie Irvin Shelter Work Trip


Basic Wilderness First Aid


Meet the Trail Patrol Hike - Gathland/Weverton, AT, MD

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Vigorous Hikers - Swift Run Gap to Simmons Gap and return

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Midweek Hike

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Cross-Country/NORDIC ski trip in Laurel Highlands PA



Wanderbirds: Big Devils Stairs, Bluff and Mount Marshall Trails, SNP, VA

Event Category: Hike

Start Date: Sunday, 12/1/2019

Start Time: 8:00 AM

Contact: Alec Cloyd 540/220-4575 or Emil Friberg 202/812-8990 or Marsha Johnston 619/855-0669

Email: ajwcloyd@gmail.com; emilfriberg@hotmail.com; mwjohnston1@gmail.com

www: Click Here

Description: 

PATC Map 9. Fare: $20/$25, plus park fee/pass. Departs from 17th & K Sts. and the Vienna Metro. The best times to see the views at Big Devils Stairs are early spring and late autumn, when the trees are bare of foliage. Moderate hikers start at Jenkins Gap, walk for 300 ft. south on Skyline Drive and turn left down the Mount Marshall Fire Road (which becomes Mount Marshall Trail), turn right (south) on the Bluff Trail (frequent views east), and left on the Big Devils Stairs. Hikers descend the Stairs (frequent views east) to the first overlook, then climb back up and turn left onto the Bluff Trail to Gravel Springs Gap. They then follow Skyline Drive for 1/3 mile to Range View Overlook. Long hikers will start at Compton Gap on the AT and hike 2 miles south to Jenkins Gap, where they follow the moderate path. Est.: 11.5–12 miles, 2500–2700’ elevation; 9.5 miles, 2200’ elevation. (VA)