Trip Report: Through the Mines

Dmitri finding an oddly placed cook kit... Recorded on 10/18/2021 - Alexander McAllister ### Friday 10/15/2021 ### As we approached our marked parking lot next to Hearthstone Lake something felt off.  Maybe it was the 64ft overfill flood markings that lined the road or the general sense of uncertainty.  I knew there was a spot... Continue Reading →

Trip Report: Twenty the Hard Way!

Cover photo credit: Chandler Due to last minute logistic changes on our sister trip, Twenty the Harder Way, we ended up combining the two trips. Sophie and Chandler got a head start on the drive while the rest of us (Logan, Stanley, Yvette, Chris, Alexander, Dan, Karan, and I) met at Vienna on Friday evening.... Continue Reading →

Trip Report: Redemption—DCUL Style

Most DCUL assistant organizers plan DCUL trips a month or so in advance. Some, like Michael M (“Uturn”), will post international trips a year in advance. Last weekend 10 DCULers hiked a Shenandoah National Park trip planned four years ago. Hope, dispointment, and—ultimately—redemption were the mile markers of this journey. I was a new DCULer... Continue Reading →

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