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, August 23, 2013

Saturday September 21, 2013 - Port Clinton Fire Tower / Appalachian Trail

6 to 7 miles

How about a fall hike in the Blue Mountains? Perhaps some of the leaves will be changing! This is a shuttle hike. We will start at the fire tower and walk to the Gold Spring for a taste of the refreshing “mountain dew” from the ever flowing spring. We will then go south on the AT and stop to see the Panther Spring and end our walk at a hunters parking lot.

Meeting place: 9:30 am, Redner’s parking lot in Leesport off Rt. 61 North 

for more information and further directions, contact: 610-286-6886 

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