Tag Archives: Blue Trail

Northern Peaks Trail & White Rocks (Sugarloaf Mountain, MD)

Maryland’s Sugarloaf Mountain, the area’s best known example of a monadnock, features a network of zigzagging trails, just an hour’s drive from Washington, DC. While climbing Sugarloaf itself is the park’s key attraction, the Blue Trail (a.k.a. Northern Peaks Trail) … Continue reading

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Loudoun Heights Trail (Harper’s Ferry National Historical Park, WV)

– Civil War Series – In September 1862, Confederate General “Stonewall” Jackson used Loudoun Heights as a staging ground for the bombardment of the picturesque—but also strategic—town of Harper’s Ferry, West Virginia. Today, remnants of the Civil War have mostly … Continue reading

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