The DV Chapter has a long history of involvement in building, maintaining, and advocating for trails throughout our region. Advocacy efforts led by Malcolm White in the 80’s led to the Lehigh Tunnel on the Pennsylvania Turnpike Northeast Extension being twinned, rather than running a road through Lehigh Gap as had been proposed. The creation of the Perkiomen Trail in the 90’s was due in part to advocacy efforts spearheaded by Kent Johnson and Jane Shepard that involved many DV members. Trails from Valley Forge to Delaware Water Gap, including a section of the AT, have been the focus of volunteer efforts by DV Chapter members. In recent years, the chapter has been active in efforts to create the Pennsylvania Highlands Trail Network, which will extend the Highlands Trail (130 miles in New York and New Jersey) along the length of the Pennsylvania Highlands, from the Delaware River at Riegelsville, PA south to the Maryland border in south-central PA.
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- Footnotes Winter 2021 – 2022Ice Appies of the year: Susan Weida and Lisa Kleiman Ridgerunner tales No review for Gail Muller’s Unlost Crossing paths: Earl Shaffer and the AT August Camp 2022 Changing times: Footnotes' past and future Download… Read more »Source: Appalachian Mountain Club Delaware Valley Chapter | Published: December 18, 2021 - 12:03 am
- Mountain Majesty North Cascades • AMC’s August Camp 2022Explore magnificent North Cascades National Park, Mt. Baker-Snoqualmie National Forest, and Ross Lake and Lake Chelan National Recreation Areas. Camp on the banks of the swift Skagit River in the shadow of 10,781 foot high… Read more »Source: Appalachian Mountain Club Delaware Valley Chapter | Published: December 12, 2021 - 7:56 pm
- A Walk in FranceA Walk in France, Lehigh Valley Group Zoom Meeting. John Rogers will take us on a walk in France. Virtually all hikers around the world have heard of the Camino de Santiago, a route in… Read more »Source: Appalachian Mountain Club Delaware Valley Chapter | Published: December 11, 2021 - 5:46 pm