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.

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Saturday October 18, 2014 - Jim Thorpe Downtown History Hike

2-4 easy miles

Follow the leader as you enjoy the fall in the beauty of downtown Jim Thorpe. You will also learn about the history of the town as well, as we stop by the Visitors Center, take a tour of the Asa Packer mansion and the legendary jail with the mysterious handprint, the local museum, and the Episcopal church of St Mark and St. John.

Meeting place: 9:00 am, parking lot to the left of Walmart, behind McDonald’s, Bus Rt. 222, 5th Street Hwy Temple

For further information and directions, contact: 610-488-6911. Day of hike Cell:610-301-8876

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