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Sat, Oct 21


Sugarloaf Mtn

Trailhead 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

Oct 21, 2023, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM EDT

Sugarloaf Mtn, Sugarloaf Mountain, Maryland 20842, USA

About the Event

$5. Long hike: 10 mi., 2100’ ascent. Moderate hike: 6½ mi, 1450’ ascent.

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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