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Hiking the C&O Towpath N&S of Pennyfield Lock (ODH Training #9)

February 29 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am

The Hike: Celebrate Leap Day with a 15- or 19-mile, go-at-your-own-pace hike along a nearby, but uncrowded portion of the C &O Canal Towpath. Option 1 (recommended for those training for the ODH 100K): Longer hike…Start at Pennyfield Lock (MM 19.6) hike north; turn around, go past Pennyfield, then turn around once more, returning to Pennyfield (total about 19 miles). Option 2: Slightly shorter hike (recommended for those training for the ODH 50K)…Start at Pennyfield Lock and turn around earlier twice for a total of about 15 miles. Wear sturdy, comfortable shoes/boots, bring water, pack a lunch and snacks. Meet at 8:30 am in the parking lot at the end of Pennyfield Lock Road Leaders: Gary Kosciusko, 703-946-8111 (before 9pm) or [email protected], and Ron LaCoss, 301- 946-1106 or [email protected]. ODH: Although open to all, this hike is part of a series of training hikes leading up to the One Day Hike (ODH)–100 or 50 km along the C&O Canal–that will be held on April 18, 2020. (See the calendar for information about other training hikes and the ODH.) For official updates regarding registration and other information, join the ODH discussion group by sending a blank email to [email protected] and Like us on Facebook. For general information, check out ( ). If you would like to volunteer to help support the ODH, contact Mike Darzi ( [email protected] ).Pennyfield Lock


February 29
8:30 am - 9:30 am


Gary Kosciusko