Sky Meadows State Park Hike Saturday Dec. 8 at 10 am

12/08/2018 10:00

GMP: Sky Meadows State Park

http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/sky-meadows?rewrite_uri=state_pa...

Join us in a scenic seven mile hike at Sky Meadows State Park, about 1 hour 15 minutes west of DC. This approximately four hour hike is strenuous in parts, with a total elevation gain of about 1,400. After climbing to the ridge we will make a long loop with the current and old Appalachian trails.

Date: Saturday, December 8 at 10:00 am

Where to meet: Parking lot at Sky Meadows near the gift shop and historic buildings.

Freeze-Out Camping Trip Friday, Jan 18, 2019 - Monday, Jan 21, 2019

01/18/2019
01/21/2019

WINTER IS COMING! It is time for FREEZEOUT 2019!

Reserve your spot today!

Date: Friday, Jan 18, 2019 - Monday, Jan 21, 2019

Location: Deep Creek Lake, MD

Price: Between $150 to $200 for the whole weekend (Dependent on number of people who sign up.)

What is a FREEZEOUT you ask?

Freezeout is...

Record setting levels of fun
Endless supply of good times
Everyone's dream weekend away
Zillions of memories to be made
Evenings filled with games, hanging out, and yep you guessed it - more good times

Annual Harpers Ferry Holiday Hike Saturday December 8 at 10 am

12/08/2018 10:00

Join the GMP for our festive annual Harpers Ferry holiday hike. Expect a short, scenic, 2-3 hour hike of moderate difficulty. Most of the afternoon will be available for exploring the town, shopping, and taking in history. A possible optional post-hike Holiday snack and drink location will be determined. Harpers Ferry celebrates Christmas 1860's style https://www.nps.gov/hafe/planyourvisit/living-history-events.htm

DATE: Saturday, December 8, 2018

GMP: Hike in Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary, Sunday, November 5, 12:30pm

11/05/2017 12:30

Subject: GMP: Hike in Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary, Sunday, November 5, 12:30pm

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Subject: GMP: Hike in Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary, Sunday, November 5, 12:30pm

http://gmp.cbwra.org/

GMP: Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

http://www.jugbay.org/

Address: Sanctuary Proper & Wetlands Center
1361 Wrighton Rd, Lothian, MD 20711

Calendar of Events

Welcome to the Green Mountain People Website! The Green Mountain People (GMP) is the Census Bureau's Outdoor Club, founded in 1989 by Dave Kashihara and Terry Pennington, hosts a wide variety of fun and interesting year-round outdoor activities such as hiking, camping, tubing, rafting, kayaking, backpacking, and canoeing. Census Bureau employees, contractors, family, and friends are invited to participate. Do you appreciate the outdoors? Do you enjoy meeting new people? If so, consider joining us on on our adventures!!!

Current GMP leaders are Richard Lee and Kristen Michaud Gonzalez.

Annapolis Rock Sunset Hike & Optional Camping

05/06/2017 17:00
05/07/2017 12:00

Sunset Hike & Camping at Annapolis Rock/Black Rock Cliff
Boonsboro/Myersville, Maryland
Saturday, May 6, 2017

Mary's Rock Sunset, Sat, June 3rd 6pm

06/03/2017

Mary's Rock Sunset
http://gmp.cbwra.org/

Join the GMP for a hike up Mary's Rock. It is one of high points in the Shenandoah National Park and you will have some great views from there. It will be steep up to the summit.

This is a sunset hike, so we will take the shortcut to the summit. You will need a headlamp/flashlight or you could use your smartphone's flashlight.

TRAIL: 1.8 miles (parking lot to the summit) It should take us about 1 hr 30 min to the summit (3,514 ft). We will gain 1,210 ft of elevation. This hike is short but strenuous.

Sky Meadows State Park Saturday, April 1 at 1:00 pm

04/01/2017

GMP: Sky Meadows State Park
http://gmp.cbwra.org/node/146

http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/sky-meadows?rewrite_uri=state_pa...

Join us in a scenic seven mile hike at Sky Meadows State Park, about 1.5 hours west of DC. This approximately four hour hike is strenuous in parts, with a 1,000 foot climb to the ridge, and includes hiking along the Appalachian trail.

Date: Saturday, April 1 at 1:00 pm

Where to meet: Parking lot at Sky Meadows near the gift shop and historic buildings.

Contact: Michael Beaghen, 301-763-2981

Cost: $5 per car

Old Rag, Saturday, April 15@8:00 am

04/15/2017

Old Rag
Shenandoah National Park, VA
http://www.hikingupward.com/SNP/OldRag/

Old Rag, a rocky mountain in the middle of Shenandoah National Park, has the 360-degree panoramas near the summit.

*** This hike is STRENUOUS. The first 2-miles are steady uphill hiking. The next mile or so requires scrambling over boulders and is exposed. The net gain from the parking lot is approximately 2,500 feet. The entire loop is 8 miles and takes about 6 hours.

WHEN: Saturday, April 15, 2017 @ 8am

MEETING PLACE (2 Options):

City Hike @ Clarendon Metro to US Capitol Sat, March 18

03/18/2017 09:30

GMP City Hike
Clarendon to US Capitol

We will hike from the Clarendon station (the orange line) to the US Capitol. Along the way, we will visit the following places and covering about 8 to 9 miles.

- US Marine Memorial
- National Cemetery
- Lincoln Memorial
- Dr. King's Memorial
- Tidal Basin (Cherry Blossom???)
- Washington Memorial
- US Capitol

NOTE: Since we will be near metro stations, you are free to leave and take the metro home without completing the hike.

WHEN: Saturday, March 18th, @ 9:30am

MEETING PLACE: the Clarendon metro station

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