Trip Reports & More

Trip Report: Misty, Muddy Massanutten (LM: North Massanutten – 18 miles – Signal Knob, Meneka Peak, Mudhole Gap, June 9-10, 2022)

DCUL’ers Vera, Dayna, Phil, Sean and Mark met up July 9-10, 2022 for a relaxing weekend of backpacking around the northern area of Massanutten, in the George Washington National Forest, near Fort Valley, Virginia.  The wet forecast kept the number of participants low, but the gentle showers were more comfortable than intense July heat would... Continue Reading →

Summer Newsletter 2022

In our summer newsletter, Michael talks about his new role with Capital Hiking Club. You'll also get a chance to meet Veteran Member Dmitri, welcome New Members, and collect some tips for summer backpacking safety. The Capital Hiking Club CHC is, to me, an important institution in the DC outdoors community. It’s been around, incredibly,... Continue Reading →

Trip Report: Spooky Hollow Danger, Bigfoot Warnings, and a Spider-Man Sighting (Susquehannock Trail System Thru Hike—85 miles, May 26-30, 2022) 

Every year, DCUL features a 5-day Memorial Day thru hike of one of Pennsylvania’s long trails. As our leader, Karan, posted in his trip description: we just “pick a long Pennsylvania trail and hike the thing!” This year he picked the 85 mile Susquehannnock Trail System (“STS”) trail. DCUL hiked the 100 mile Donut Hole... Continue Reading →

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