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, February 3, 2017

Saturday March 25, 2017 - Isabella Furnace / St Mary's


 4-5 ez to moderate miles

This winter hike is along back country roads where the township is restoring miles of stone walls in this historic area. We will pass the old 50 room Langoma Mansion, see the remains of the Isabella Iron Furnace, walk along a branch of the Brandywine River and view stone houses and mills. There are no rocks or hills! Lunch after is an option. [Ed. No rocks, no hills—can this really be true???]

Meeting place: 10:00 am at the Livingood Park
Directions: in Elverson turn South on Rt. 82 and go 1⁄2 mile to parking on right GPS ADDRESS: 101 S. Chestnut Street, Elverson 19520


For more information or further directions, contact: 610-286-6886 or Cell 484-252-9493 

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