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Sat, Jul 02


Sugarloaf Mountain

Hike: Sugarloaf Mountain, MD

Sugarloaf is an unusual geological phenomenon known as a monadnoc: a mountain that is formed by erosion of the adjacent land rather than by volcanic action.

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Time & Location

Jul 02, 2022, 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Sugarloaf Mountain, Sugarloaf Mountain, Maryland 20842, USA

About the Event

$26. Long hike: 10 mi., 2100 ft. ascent/ descent. Moderate hike: 6.5 mi., 1450 ft. ascent/descent

We will ascend the summit from the West Parking area, going first to the summit and then following a loop along the Blue, Yellow, Purple, and White trails. Long hikers will diverge from the moderate hikers by taking a wider swath on some of the trails, but both hikes will include the vista at White Rocks, with extensive views of Frederick Valley and the Monocacy River floodplain.

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