Melvin Hazen Trail | Hike

March 28, 2021 We have done a fair bit of hiking, walking, and exploring in Rock Creek Park, so much so, that I typically will only track it on Strava or AllTrails and not even consider it as a post, as it becomes more...

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YAS | Twin Mountain Offroad Adventure

February 27, 2021 Our off road club had been talking about getting together again soon, and some of us wanted to hit an off road park to help with education and practice. We originally wanted to go to AOAA, however due...

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Prince William Forest Park | Hike

January 2, 2021 It seems we have a tradition of trying to hike around the new years. This year, we did a nice hike at Fort Totten Park on New Year’s Eve and then on the second, headed out to Prince William Forest Park...

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Peters Mill Run | Offroad & Hike

November 28, 2020 We headed out west to hit up Peters Mill Run, which is an offroad trail in the George Washington and Jefferson National Forest. We got on the road and the morning and hit the Front Royal area around...

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Columbia Air Center | Hike

Family, Hiking, Maryland

November 27, 2020 After being in the house all day for Thanksgiving, we wanted to get out into the woods and do a little family hike. We had wanted to visit the Columbia Air Center recently, and ended up at the Patuxent...

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Cascade Falls | Hike

Family, Hiking, Maryland

A while back we had visited another section of the Patapsco Valley State Park and we had hoped we were at the portion of the park that included the waterfall. So with a little pre-planning, we made sure this visit would...

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Greenbelt National Park | Hike

Hiking, Maryland, National Park

November 7, 2020 November 7th started the Hokie Hike 2020 Virtual Challenge. The boys were staying with their grandparents, so Linda and I decided we should go and hit a trail nearby and get ourselves and Heidi some...

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2020 BROG Rooftop Tent Rally

Camping, Family, Hiking, Virginia

October 16, 2020 The RoofTop Tent Rally is an event that was organized by Blue Ridge Overland Gear, Ranger John Fury, and the James River State Park. We have now attended two other Rooftop Tent Rallies and it’s always...

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Patapsco Valley State Park | Hike

Hiking, Maryland

October 11, 2020 We have been wanting to hike Patapsco Valley State Park for a while now, so after dropping off the boys at their grandparents house, we decided to give it a try. Our main goal was to see some of the...

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Paw Paw Tunnel | Hike & Camp

Camping, Family, Hiking, Maryland

September 19, 2020 We got on the road around 11am, which was a little later than originally planned. I was a bit out of sorts, as I wasn’t used to packing up the Ascent. Seems I forgot a few things, such as skewers,...

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