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Upcoming Off-slope Activities
for Members, Soon-to-be-Members, and Friends

The Frederick Ski Club is so much more than just great skiing!

See our calendar of events on Meetup Calendar

See below for our latest list of events, day trips, bike rides, and overnight non ski excursions. It takes time to plan these types of trips, whether it is biking, kayaking, cruising, sightseeing, or other ideas you might have. So come to the meeting and express your idea... Keep those ideas coming.

Crab Feast
(Reserve your spot by August 25th)

Date: August 30, 2017
Location: 408 West Green St Middletown, MD
Contact: Dave Kirkwood,   Detailed Flyer

Non Ski Trips (See flyers for details)

Virginia Beach Labor Day Weekend - September 1, 2017 - September 4, 2017 ** PDF Brochure **

Wildwood Columbus Day Weekend - October 6, 2017 - October 9, 2017 ** PDF Brochure **

Quebec City - April 26, 2018 - May 1, 2018 ** PDF Brochure **

Alaskan Cruise - August 17, 2018 - August 24, 2018 ** PDF Brochure **

See our Passports page for information on getting or updating your passport.

Weekend Day Trip Bike Rides (Note: For the most current details and directions use the links)

Date Ride
Ride Location/Description Details/RSVP
Sunday, April 2nd 1 Brief Description: Cherry Blossom Bike Ride
Saturday, March 25th 2 Brief Description: About 20 miles along the C&O Canal towpath to Nolands Landing
Saturday, April 1st 3 Brief Description: Western Rail Trail in Hancock, MD (22 miles total)
Sunday, April 23rd 4 Brief Description: To Harpers Ferry on the C&O Canal (25 miles total)
Saturday, May 6th (Rained Out) 5 Brief Description: Hancock to Big Pool on the C&O Canal
Sunday, May 21st 6 Brief Description: Brunswick to Dargens Bend on the C&O Canal
Saturday, June 3rd 7 Brief Description: Fletcher's Boat House to National Harbor (99% paved)
Saturday, June 17th 8 Brief Description: Trailside Park to Leesburg (100% Paved)
Saturday, July 1st 9 Brief Description: Western Maryland Rail Trail - Hancock to Big Pool
Sunday, July 16th 10 Brief Description: Fletcher's Boathouse to Alexandria
Sunday, July 30th 11 Brief Description: Shippensburg to end of Trail
Saturday, August 19th 12 Brief Description:Washington Sailing Marina to Mount Vernon (Approximately 22 miles
total on 95% paved path)
Saturday, August 26, 2017 13 Start At: Phil and Michelle Apple's in Leesburg
Brief Description: W&OD Bike Ride (Leesburg to Purcellville) & BBQ
See Details Below
Saturday, September 9, 2017 14 Start At: Brunswick MARC Train Station
Brief Description: Brunswick to Mouth of Monocracy

Phil and Michelle Apple's
W&OD Bike Ride and BBQ
Date/Time: Saturday, August 26, 2017 10:00am
Description: This 20 mile roundtrip ride will start at the Apple's in Leesburg. We'll ride out to Purcellville
and back on the rails to trails path, enjoying the pastoral views of western Loudoun County, VA.
After the ride, we'll relax on the deck and refuel with lunch. Phil and Michelle will provide burgers,
hot dogs, sodas & beer. Please bring a dish to share and any other beverage you wish.

Please R.S.V.P. to: Phil or Michelle at 703-777-5275 or

Appalachian Trail Section Hikes in Southern Pennsylvania
Hikes are Point to Point, South to North
Contact Dave Jordahl or see links for details

Date Section Description Distance Views Shelters Amenities Details/RSVP
Sun July 2 5 Pine Grove Furnace to Mt. Holly Springs 13.8 km (8.6 miles) Pole Steeple (side trail) Tagg Run Pine Grove Furnace State Park, Laurel Lake
Sat Aug 19 4 Shippensburg Road to Pine Grove Furnace 13.8 km (8.6 miles)   Tom's Run, Anna Michenor Pine Grove Furnace State Park, AT Museum, Fuller Lake
Sun Aug 27 3 Caledonia to Shippensburg Road 18.2 km (11.3 miles)   Quarry Gap & Birch Run, Milesburn Cabin Long Pine Reservoir, Pool at Caledonia State Park
Sat Sept 2 2 Old Forge to Caledonia 17.1 km (10.6 miles) Chimney Rocks Quarry Gap Long Pine Reservoir, Pool at Caledonia State Park
Sun Oct 1 1 Pen Mar to Old Forge 11.7 km (7.3 miles)   Deer Lick, Antietam
Sat Oct 21 6 Mount Holly Springs to Boling Springs 17.1 km (10.6 miles) White Rocks Alec Kennedy Mid-Atlantic ATC Regional Office

2017 Holiday Party - Save the date!!!

Date: December 16th, 2017
Location: Richland Golf Course in Middletown, MD
More details soon!


Meet at 44 N Market St. downtown Frederick
Cost: Your drinks
Contact: None. Just show up!



Can’t find the activity you’re looking for? Tennis, golf, maybe bowling. How about a dinner out with some ski club friends or a play at the Kennedy Center. If any of this interest you or you have other ideas contact me and let’s talk about it.
EMail: Or call: (301) 401-0850 or (240) 344-3252.

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