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Maryland - Cat Rock Trail to Catoctin Trail

This Hike is led by Girls Who Hike Maryland Ambassador Charissa Hipp!

If you are a registered member and have your punch card, don’t forget to bring it so I can initial it! If you’re not a registered member, you’re more than welcome to attend anyway! You can find out more about how to become one and get a punch card of your own here: I will not be handing out punch cards at this event. They’re available through purchase of a New Member Kit only.

Girls Who Hike MD Official Hike

Cat Rock Trail to Catoctin Trail

GWH Trail Rating: YELLOW (Moderate hike, well-signed, elevation gain of between 1,000-2,000ft., low altitude. Novice hikers welcome!)

Date: Sunday, April 14, 2019

Gathering Time: 9:00 am

Hike Time: 9:15 am

Ending Time: 12:45 pm

Distance: 8 miles

Elevation Gain: approximately 2,000 ft.

AllTrails Track: (we will only go as far as the lookouts at Bob’s Hill and then make our return trip)

Water Required: 3L of water required

Parking Address / Coordinates: JHG5+CM Thurmont, 15, Thurmont, MD (across Route 77 from the Catoctin Mountain Park Headquarters, not the Visitor Center)

Park Permits / Passes: none required

Eventbrite link: (tickets available now through midnight 4/12 or when 25 are spoken for)

Permits / Passes: none required

Dogs: permitted on leash

Kids: no

Men: no

***As with all GWH events, you must sign the GWH waiver before attending – it takes less than a minute to sign, and once you’ve signed it once you’re good to go for all future meetups***


Earlier Event: April 14
New Hampshire - Gunstock to Piper Loop
Later Event: April 18
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