Spring 2017 reBOOT Schedule

Sunday, April 23 – Saturday, April 29

(reBOOTers – we get creative and  offer alternative options if the weather is awful)


Sunday, April 23

Woodland  Walk NW DC (Wesley Heights neighborhood)

  • 10:00 – 11:30am: Meet at corner of Garfield Street and New Mexico Ave.  Trail head on Garfield St.
  • Walk via Glover Archibald Park and Battery Kemble Park 
  • Mileage;  3.5 mile round trip walk.
  • Trail Conditions: Mostly woodland trails and some city sidewalks.  
  • Special Notes: Friends, family and friendly (leashed) pups are always welcome on walks.
  • Led by Margaret Rietano
  • Email mrietano@theelementsdc.com if planning to join walk

 


Monday,April 24

Woodland Walk NW DC (Cleveland Park neighborhood) 

  • 6:00 – 6:50am: Meet at corner of Woodley Ave and 35th St (entrance to Beauvoir School) .
  • Route: Bishops Garden, Olmsted Woods and The Tregaron Conservancy.
  • Mileage and Trail Conditions: 2.5 miles, hilly ups/downs, some single track, some city side walk
  • Led by Margaret Rietano
  • Email mrietano@theelementsdc.com if planning to join walk

Woodland Walk Chevy Chase DC (Forest Hills, NW)

  • 8:30 – 10:00am:  Meet at Oregon St & Tennyson St, NW 20015. Parking on Tennyson St.
  • ROUTE: Modified “Southern Loop”; Rolling Meadow Bridge to Valley Trail to Milkhouse Ford to Rapids Bridge to Valley Trail.
  • Mileage & Trail Conditions: 4.8 miles. Woodland. Hilly ups and downs. Single Tracks. Parts of Valley Trail are technical with tree roots and rocky footing.
  • Led by Celine Delany
  • Email mrietano@theelementsdc.com if planning to join walk

Woodland Walk NW DC (Wesley Heights neighborhood)

  • 2:00-3:00pm: Meet at trail-head for Glover Archbald Park on 44th and Edmunds Street 
  • ROUTE: Figure 8 through the hills and dales of Glover Archibald Park
  • Mileage & Trail Conditions: 2+ miles of hilly, single track and double track trails
  • Led by Margaret Rietano
  •  Email mrietano@theelementsdc.com if planning to join walk

Tuesday, April 25

Woodland Walk Chevy Chase DC (Forest Hills, NW)

  • 6:30 – 7:20am:  Meet at Boundary Bridge Parking lot, Chevy Chase, MD
  • ROUTE: Rock Creek Hiker Trail – out and back
  • Mileage & Trail Conditions: 2 miles.  Paved Trail (possible woodland trail depending on light condition at dawn)
  • Led by Celine Delany
  • Email mrietano@theelementsdc.com if planning to join walk

Woodland Walk NW DC (Upper Cleveland Park Neighborhood) 

  • 9:00 – 10:15Melvin C Hazen Woods: Meet at trailhead on 34th Street just north of Rodman St.  Street parking on Rodman St, NW
  • Route: Flank the stream as we hoof it through MCH woods and then drop into valley of Rock Creek Park
  • Mileage & Trail Conditions:  3+/- miles.  Up/down hilly, mostly single track loop.
  • Led by Margaret Rietano
  • Email mrietano@theelementsdc.com if planning to join walk

Woodland Walk McLEAN VA

  • 12:30 – 2:00pm: Scott’s Run Loop (McLean, VA) – Meet at parking lot/Trail Head  at the Langley Club;728 Live Oak DR 22101. Just inside beltway and off of 193.  Detailed directions will be provided in the daily email.
  • Hilly up/down, double track & single track and some steep ascents/descents along Potomac River banks. ~5+/- miles
  • Led by Margaret Rietano & Celine Delany.
  • Email mrietano@theelementsdc.com if planning to join walk

WOODLAND WALK Chevy Chase DC (Forest Hills, NW)

  • 6:15 – 7:15pm:  Meet at Albermarle between 32nd Place, NW & Connecticut Ave.  Parking on Albermarle.
  • ROUTE: Soapstone Valley Trail – out and back
  • Mileage & Trail Conditions: 2 miles.  .  Hilly ups and downs. Stream crossings
  • Led by Celine Delany
  • Email mrietano@theelementsdc.com if planning to join walk

 


Wednesday, April 26

Woodland Walk NW DC (Cleveland Park neighborhood) 

  • 6:00 – 6:50am: Meet at corner of Woodley Ave and 35th St (entrance to Beauvoir School) .
  • Route: Bishops Garden, Olmsted Woods and The Tregaron Conservancy.
  • Mileage and Trail Conditions: 3 miles, hilly ups/downs, some single track, some city side walk
  • Led by Margaret Rietano
  • Email mrietano@theelementsdc.com if planning to join walk

Woodland Walk Chevy Chase DC (Chevy Chase MD)

  • 8:30 – 10:00am: Meet at Rock Creek Nature Center Parking Lot; 5200 Glover Road, NW DC .  Start behind Rock Creek Horse Center
  • ROUTE: Boulder Bridge Loop/Reverse Modified Southern Loop: Horse center Trail to Rapids Bridge to Valley Trail to Boulder Bridge to Western Ridge Trail
  • Mileage & Trail Conditions: 2.5 miles. Woodland. Single track a & horse trails.  Hilly ups and downs
  • Led by Celine Delany
  • Email mrietano@theelementsdc.com if planning to join walk

Shinrin Yoku (Forest Bathing) Woodland Walk (NW DC)

  • 11:00 – 12:00; Meet at Whitehaven Park picnic tables in meadow – 37th and Whitehaven Street  in Burleith neighborhood. Parking on Whitehaven and 37th.
  • ROUTE: Loop up through meadows and Community Vegetable Garden and cross Foundry Branch Stream.
  • Mileage & Trail Conditions: 2 to 3 miles. We will take a slower pace and take time to savor all the woods have to offer.
  • Led by Margaret Rietano
  • Email mrietano@theelementsdc.com if planning to join walk

Woodland Walk NW DC (Wesley Heights)

  • 6:15 – 7:15: Battery Kemble Park + Little Red School house trail to Canal: Park at Battery Kemble Park parking lot on Chain Bridge Road between Macarthur Blvd and Loughboro Road.
  • ROUTE: Loop through Battery Kemble Park down to Little Red School House Trail to Canal and back.
  • Mileage & Trail Conditions: 2-3 miles and double track path, Rooty, rocky and hilly.
  • Led by Margaret Rietano
  • Email mrietano@theelementsdc.com if planning to join walk

Thursday, April 27

Woodland Walk Chevy Chase DC (Van Ness, NW) 

  • 6:30 – 7:15am:   Meet at Boundary Bridge Parking lot, Chevy Chase, MD
  • ROUTE: Rock Creek Hiker Trail – out and back
  • Mileage & Trail Conditions: 2 miles.  Paved Trail (possible woodland trail depending on light condition at dawn)
  • Led by Celine Delany
  • Email mrietano@theelementsdc.com if planning to join walk

WOODLAND WALK Chevy Chase DC (Forest Hills, NW)

  • 9:00 – 10:00pm:  Meet at Albermarle between 32nd Place, NW & Connecticut Ave.  Parking on Albermarle.
  • ROUTE: Soapstone Valley Trail – out and back
  • Mileage & Trail Conditions: 2 miles.  .  Hilly ups and downs. Stream crossings
  • Led by Celine Delany
  • Email mrietano@theelementsdc.com if planning to join walk

YOGA/Hike

  • 11:15 – 1:00; Park and gather on Potomac Avenue at top of hill just off of Arizona Ave (Palisades neighborhood) .
  • Route: we will walk (1mi) to our breathtaking ‘yoga pad’ surrounded by the Potomac River on 3 sides for a ‘flow’ yoga experience in the great outdoors.
  • Bring water, sunblock and your own yoga mat. The surface is concrete so if you want double your mat then bring 2.
  • Led by Margaret Rietano and local certified Yoga Instructor; Lindsey Truitt

Woodland Walk NW DC (West G’town/Burleith neighborhood)

  • 6:15 pm- 7:15pm; White Haven Park Trail – Meet at picnic benches in field at intersection of Whitehaven and 37th Street, NW 
  • Mileage & Trail Conditions: approximately 4 miles of up/down hilly, single & double track, 
  • Led by Margaret Rietano.
  • Email mrietano@theelementsdc.com if planning to join walk

 


Friday, April 28

Woodland Walk NW DC (Cleveland Park neighborhood) 

  • 6:00 – 6:50am: Meet at corner of Woodley Ave and 35th St (entrance to Beauvoir School) .
  • Route: Bishops Garden, Olmsted Woods and The Tregaron Conservancy.
  • Mileage and Trail Conditions: 3 miles, hilly ups/downs, some single track, some city side walk
  • Led by Margaret Rietano
  • Email mrietano@theelementsdc.com if planning to join walk

Woodland Walk MD  (Woods of Great Falls National Park)

  • 9:00am -11:00pm: Great Falls National Park (Md): Meet at the parking lot of Rockwood Manor at 11001 Macarthur Blvd, MD.  (just around bend and up hill from Old Anglers Inn)
  • Route & Mileage: TBD
  • Led by Margaret Rietano & Celine Delany.
  • Email mrietano@theelementsdc.com if planning to join walk

 


Saturday, April 29

Woodland Walk DC & VA (Georgetown & Roslyn)

  • 9:45 – 11:00am;  Dumbarton Oaks Park and Montrose ParkMeet at the top of Lovers Lane which is on R Street between 31st and 30th (just at end of brick wall for Dumbarton Oaks)
  • Route & Mileage: single and double track trails, ups and downs. 3+/-mile loop
  • Led by Margaret Rietano.
  • Email mrietano@theelementsdc.com if planning to join walk