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.

Monday, November 7, 2016

Saturday December 24, 2016 - Union Canal Towpath

5 to 6 easy miles

Escape from all that Christmas shopping and join us for a hike on the Union Canal Towpath. We will meet at the Berks Leisure Area and shuttle cars to the starting point at Stilling Basin Road. We will hike downstream along the beautiful Tulpehocken Creek. Dress appropriately for the weather conditions. Heavy, heavy snow cancels!

Meeting place: 10:00 am at Berks Leisure Area 

GPS: 1700 Tulpehocken Road, Reading 

For more information or further directions, contact: 610-796-7602 

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