July - August 2018

RESPONSIBILITY FOR SAFETY. There are certain risks, which are inherent in any hike, or other Club activity.Each KTC member, guest, or non-member hiker agrees to accept personal responsibility for his or her safety and the safety of minors accompanying such persons.The Club cannot ensure the safety of any participant on hikes.In participating in Club hikes, each such person agrees to hold harmless and free from blame the hike leaders, the KTC, its officers and members, and property owners, for any accident, injury, or illness which might be sustained from participating in hikes or other Club activities.

IMPORTANT!

  • Read all hike descriptions!
  • Know your limitations!
  • Carry water!!
  • Notify leader if you choose to leave the hike!
  • Hike Leader has the right to refuse any unprepared person from a hike!

THE MEETING PLACE: Hikers are to meet at the Stonewall Station Post Office Parking Lot - corner of Ohio & Randolph Streets on the West Side of Charleston, WV, to car pool to hike locations unless the schedule specifically indicates another meeting place (or time).

 

July

Sun. July 1 1:30 p.m. Eleanor City Park. (Carpool from the parking lot at the corner of Ohio & Randolph across from Sherwin Williams.) 3 to 4 mile moderate hike with some steep sections. Leaders: Roger Hardway and Sharon Cook

Sat. July 7 9:00 a.m. Maintenance Hike on Overlook Trail in Kanawha State Forest. (Meet at unmarked gravel lot just past Shrewsbury Hollow.) Tools will be provided. Leader: Jennifer Bauman

Sun. July 8 12:30 p.m. Grandview . (Carpool from the parking lot at the corner of Ohio & Randolph across from Sherwin Williams.) Moderate 4 mile trail with an option of 150 steps during the hike. Dinner at Tamarack after the hike. Leader: Yvonne Khourie

Sun. July 15 1:30 p.m. Ridenour Lake. (Carpool from the parking lot at the corner of Ohio & Randolph across from Sherwin Williams.) (Regroup at gazebo parking area.) Easy 2 mile hike around the lake and onto new trail in wooded area. Stop for ice cream afterwards at Nitro DQ. Leader: Kathy Hastings

Sun. July 22 1:30 p.m. Coonskin Park. (Carpool from the parking lot at the corner of Ohio & Randolph across from Sherwin Williams.) (Regroup at pool parking lot.) Walk about 2-3 miles along the river and around the lake. Leader: Yvonne Khourie

Tues. July 24 6:30 p.m. KTC Board Meeting in the WV Room at the South Charleston Library – Everyone is welcome to attend!

Sun. July 29 1:30 p.m. Barboursville City Park. (Carpool from the parking lot at the corner of Ohio & Randolph across from Sherwin Williams.) (Regroup at the main lake parking lot.) Steep uphill at the beginning that levels off to become a gradual descent. Optional dinner after the hike at Gringos and Botanas Mexican Restaurant. Leader: Dan Hurley

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August

Sun. August 5 1:30 p.m. Little Creek Park. (Carpool from the parking lot at the corner of Ohio & Randolph across from Sherwin Williams.) Moderate trail with stream crossings. 4-5 miles. Leader: Ron Cocheram

Sun. August 12 1:30 p.m. Anstead Rail Trail. (Carpool from the parking lot at the corner of Ohio & Randolph across from Sherwin Williams.) Easy walk to New River and bottom of the Hawks Nest Tram. Return on the same trail. 4 miles. Leader: Kathy Hastings

Tues. August 14 6:30 p.m. Hike Co-ordinators Meeting at South Charleston Library in the WV Room. We need some more hike leaders, so come out and volunteer to lead a hike!

Sun. August 19 1:30 p.m. Ice Cream Hike. (Carpool from the parking lot at the corner of Ohio & Randolph across from Sherwin Williams.) Work up a sweat, then cool down with ice cream! After a stroll around the neighborhood, we’ll head down the beautiful Carriage Trail and cross over the bridge. Cheaters can meet us at Ellen’s on Capitol St! Return is a gradual shady uphill. (Regroup at Myrtle and Crawford roads.) Leader: Linda Farwell

Sun. August 26 1:30 p.m. Mary Ingles Trail. (Carpool from the parking lot at the corner of Ohio & Randolph across from Sherwin Williams.) 2 miles in and 2 miles return for a total of 4 miles. Moderate hike with some hilly sections. (Regroup at the Winfield trailhead.) Leader: Sharon Cook

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September

Sun. September 2 No hike today due to the Labor Day holiday.

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