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Hike the Lower Mount Vernon Trail (ODH training hike)

Sierra Club Potomac Region Outings (SCPRO)
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Feb 10 9:30AM - 4:00PM

What we'll do
Please join us for a 13.5-mile go at your own pace out-and-back hike on paved surfaces along a tranquil and scenic section of the Potomac River between Mount Vernon and Dyke Marsh with a single loop through Fort Hunt Park. Eagles, ospreys, and other waterfowl have been spotted in previous years. If participants are interested, there will be a post-hike stop at the Mount Vernon Shops/Restaurant. Meet at 9:30 am at the NORTH end of Mt. Vernon's EAST parking lot. Carpools from Huntington Metro or other points can be arranged through "comments" on this website. In case of inclement weather or dangerous trail conditions, check this site after 7 a.m. on February 10.
Questions? Contact Russ Norfleet, [masked] or Ellen Hill, [masked]. Hope to see you there!

ODH: Although open to all, this hike is part of a series of Saturday training hikes leading up to the One Day Hike (ODH)100 or 50 km along the C&O Canalon April 21, 2018. (See the calendar for information about other training hikes.) For official updates regarding registration and other information, join the ODH Yahoo discussion group by sending a blank email to [masked] and Like Us on Facebook. For general information, check out www.onedayhike.org. If you would like to volunteer for the ODH, contact Mike Darzi ([masked]).

SCPRO requests a voluntary $2/person donation to support our many volunteer-led activities. You can become a Sierra Club member by clicking "join" on the Virginia Sierra Club's site: http://www.sierraclub.org/virginia

What to bring
Bring a bag lunch or heavy snacks, plenty of water, and please dress for the weather.

Important to know

How to find us:North end of the east parking lot (look for SCPRO sign)

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