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.

Friday, May 3, 2013

Saturday May 11, 2013 - Laureldale Borough and Muhlenberg Twp

Approx 5-6 miles

This hike will entail various terrains with some hills, and will include road, street, trail and non-trail walking. We will see the newly restored and semi-devastated (due to “Sandy”) Bernhart’s Dam Park. Wear good hiking shoes, carry water and don some orange to alert motorists.

Meeting place:  9:30 am, Dominic Manzella Recreational Park parking lots, above Manorcare, just off Elizabeth Avenue in Laureldale

DIRECTIONS: Traveling north on Rte. 222 (5th St Highway) in Muhlenberg Twp., turn right onto Elizabeth Avenue and follow to a driveway just above the 2100 block up the hill on the left side

For more information or further directions, contact: 610-929-9694, or 610-223-9806 day of hike

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