General Club Facts:

Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States
Membership in the BCHC is $5.00 per person per year in order to receive the quarterly newsletter. Further information on membership can be obtained when attending a scheduled hike. Other subgroups within the BCHC are the "Thursday Wanderers." Most hikes are followed by a dinner stop. We call ourselves "The Eating Club with a Hiking Disorder"! ****Hiking and Trail Guidelines: ** Be courteous & stay behind the leader unless directed otherwise.** Offer $.10/mile to driver when carpooling. * *In the event of inclement weather, the hike may be canceled.** Please leave your pets at home.**If unable to keep a club commitment, please find a replacement. * Wear blaze orange during hunting season (Sept 1 to last day of Feb). * Appropriate footwear and attire should match the type of hike.** If you leave the hike early, notify the hike leader or ask someone to do that for you.** Bring water and food as the hike description and weather demand.* * Hiking involves risk. Come out prepared and know your capabilities. Each hiker is responsible for their own safety and well-being.

Sunday, December 20, 2009

Saturday January 2,2010- Silver Mine Park, Lancaster County

5 miles of course!

Come and join Kathy Hengen and Kay Williams as they traverse trails along Pequea Creek. This park was once home to a trailer park and campground and contains a real silver mine. The walk will start along a hike/bike trail and continue thru fields, woods, around the pond and a geology walk thru the old mine area.

Meeting place: 9:00 am, Ollie’s parking lot (closed Giant and AC Moore); intersection of business Rts 222 & 724, Lancaster Avenue, Shillington

NOTE: One way drive time = 40 minutes, distance = 34 miles

For further information and directions, contact: 610-603-9461 and 610-796-7602

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