Six of us met at the Vienna metro at 5 PM and eagerly filed into two, nearly identical Suburus. We stopped at Sheetz #198 for beer, dinner, and more beer just in case the first lot wasn’t enough. We met Maria, who arrived separately in her Jeep at Wolf Gap Recreation Area. Many introductions were... Continue Reading →
While the trip leaders switched around a bit, everyone who RSVP'ed knew that they wanted to see the beautiful Triple Crown Loop in Virginia the weekend of September 6, 2019. The group, miles, and views were spectacular!
This past weekend, DC UL marked its 10th anniversary of cultivating a community of outdoors men and women who travel light, wake early, and walk far. Since 2009, DC UL's membership has grown, with members coming from all over DC, Northern Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and further afield. Offering backpacking trips every month, and a variety... Continue Reading →
DC UL Backpacking is celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2019. As part of the celebration, we’ll be featuring conversations with group members throughout July and August. Brian has been with DC UL since the very beginning (2009) and has attended or led some 180 trips as a co-organizer. You may know him by his unusual trail name,... Continue Reading →
DC UL Backpacking is celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2019. As part of the celebration, we’ll be featuring conversations with group members throughout July and August. Jen (Shuttle) has been with DC UL since 2012. She's been on over 190 trips, and now leads the group at a very inspiring level along with a co-organizer team. She... Continue Reading →