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Lehigh Valley Group

The Lehigh Valley Group is a sub-group of the Delaware Valley Chapter of the Appalachian Mountain Club which runs activities to bring outdoor enthusiasts from northeastern Pennsylvania together.

The group holds meetings on the third Wednesday of each month at 7:30 PM (except December, July, and August) at Illicks Mill, 100 Illicks Mill Rd, Bethlehem, Pa 18017

These meetings start with announcements about upcoming hikes, activities, conservation efforts and trail work projects. This is followed by a program on topics such as adventure travel, geology, wildlife, nature photography, etc. Speakers have provided recent programs on a wide range of travel destinations including the Canadian Rockies, the Galapagos Islands, Kenya, India, Machu Picchu, Corsica, and Nepal.

A social hour with refreshments follows the program portion of the meeting. Meeting attendance ranges from 30 to 50 people, including longtime AMC members as well as potential members who are interested in learning more about AMC and its activities.

For information on the group and its upcoming meetings, contact Phill Hunsberger at hunsperg@aol.com

Alaska Chilkoot Trail and more

Wednesday, January 17, 7:30 PM

Holly Adams will take us on a Travel of “the world’s longest museum” and give us a glimpse of Klondike Gold Rush history that cruise passengers never see. Travel from Skagway, Alaska to Bennett Lake, Canada along the 33-mile Chilkoot Trail. Experience what Robert Service called “the spell of the Yukon” as you pass through three disparate climatic zones and view artifacts left by the thousands who climbed the Golden Stairs in search of fortune.

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