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  • Northern EthiopiaNorthern Ethiopia
    Wed. May 18 @ 7:30 PM at Illicks Mill Location: 100 Illicks Mill Rd, Bethlehem, Pa 18017 and on Zoom. David Stein will do a presentation on a fascinating trip he took through northern Ethiopia from Gondar, through Tigray and the Danakil Depression. Ethiopia is… Read more »
  • Bike and Barge – Amsterdam to BrugesBike and Barge – Amsterdam to Bruges
    Wednesday, April 20, 2022 at 7:30 PM Join Bill & Lennie Steinmetz as they tell us about a recent cycling adventure in Europe. Photo Credit: Bill Steinmetz Photo Credit: Bill Steinmetz Holland and Belgium are intrinsically linked with cycling and waterways, so what better way… Read more »
  • Snakes in a ParkSnakes in a Park
    By Richard Puglisi Copperheads! Hard to believe, but that’s what the sign said during a recent hike at Ringing Rocks Park. Wow, and Ringing Rocks has always been such as nice safe place. The ideal location for a fun family outing. It seems the signs… Read more »
  • Outdoor Leadership Training 2022Outdoor Leadership Training 2022
    Leadership training 2022, Saturday and Sunday May 7-8 at Nockamixon State Park If you want to become a leader and lead trips, this course is a must. Whether it’s hiking, backpacking, cycling, paddling, skiing, conservation projects or trail work, this is the program you need… Read more »
  • Footnotes Spring 2022Footnotes Spring 2022
    100 mile activity participants Top leaders Book review Worlds highest mountain and more Download The post Footnotes Spring 2022 appeared first on Appalachian Mountain Club Delaware Valley Chapter. Read more »
  • Chimborazo: The Highest Mountain in the WorldChimborazo: The Highest Mountain in the World
    That is, if you measure from the center of the earth. This extinct stratovolcano is 20,549 feet above sea level, but because it lies on the equator in Ecuador, it sits in the maximum part of the Earth’s equatorial bulge. Its peak is the farthest… Read more »
  • Love Butterflies?Love Butterflies?
    If you love butterflies, don’t plant butterfly bush! Rip it out, if you have some. Butterfly bush (Buddleja davidii) helps exterminate butterfly populations, and is detrimental to songbird populations, too. Native to China, it is not edible by the caterpillars of our butterflies. Sure, it… Read more »