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.

Saturday, May 4, 2013

Saturday May 18, 2013 - Appalachian Trail

Approx. 5-6 miles

Follow leader for an easy spring walk on the AT. It will be an “in and out” hike; fairly flat but with lots of rocks. The group will visit the Allentown shelter, check out the overlooks and stop at the ice cold spring. A lunch break afterwards is optional

Meeting place: 9:30 am, Redner’s Market, Rte 61 N in Leesport to carpool. It is about a 40 minute drive to the trailhead

For more information or further directions, contact: 610-286-6886

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