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Vegan Trekkers: 10 mile hike at Great Falls MD and Shouk

January 21, 2023 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm

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Let’s head to the Great Falls, MD for a longish 10 mile hike. I hope we are all ready for the 10 miler (after doing the various 5+ miles).

We will meet at Carderock and head SE on Billy Goat C. At the end of Billy Goat C, we will turn NW on the C&O canal. A small diversion at Anglers intersection, to switch to Berma Road Tr and then the Overlook Tr to reach Lock 20. We will return back on C&O canal (with a brief stop at the Overlook).

When: 21 Jan 2023
Meeting Time: 9:30am
Meeting Point: [the last parking lot at Carderock](
Distance & route: [10 miles](
Difficulty: moderate (due to distance)
Pace: moderate (2.5 miles/hr)
Duration: 4 hours
Type of trail: natural
Optional post Hike Lunch: [Shouk in Bethesda](

Dog friendly? Yes, please keep your dog leashed.
Bathroom Facilities/Water: Yes – many options

Please do not attend if you are sick or have been near someone who thinks they may have or have been exposed to COVID-19.

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Pets: When hikes are organized in dog-friendly areas, hikers are invited to bring their pet(s). However, dogs are the sole responsibility of the owner(s) who brought them; should be up-to-date on their vaccinations & in possession of the relevant tags; and should be under the control of their owner(s) at all times. Dogs that demonstrate consistently aggressive or otherwise out-of-control behavior will be banned from future hikes. Owners should come prepared to dispose of their dogs’ waste in appropriate receptacles.

## Alcohol/Smoking/Intoxicants: Use of intoxicants such as alcohol, cigarettes and/or illegal substances is banned during the hikes.

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January 21, 2023
9:30 am - 1:30 pm


Carderock Recreation Area
Carderock Recreation Area
Potomac, MD 20854 us