HIKING Saturday Long Hiking -- for 14 miles on 08/10/2019 @ 7:00am - 6:00pm -- This is an AT hike with plenty of rocks, hills and stream crossing. The hike begins with a 1.8 mile climb with the reward of great view of the valley. We will continue the ups and downs and rocks that are the AT in Pennsylvania. The descent starts with a tricky trail in, around and over Sands Springs; but the last mile is a beautiful wooded, rocks-free trail. 72 mile drive with tolls, plus shuttle. Possible ice cream stop on the way home. Meet at Brandywine Town Center for a 7 a.m. departure. For more information or to meet at the trailhead, call leader.
HIKING Saturday Medium Hiking -- for 8 - 10 miles on 08/10/2019 @ 9:00am - 1:00pm -- Bring lunch, snacks and water.
PADDLING Whitewater Paddling -- for miles on 08/10/2019 @ 9:30am - 4:00pm -- Leader Jack and Kit I am coordinating a trip on the Lehigh on August 10th. From Whitehaven to Rockport. We will shuttle at 10:00am. I’m looking for someone who is willing to be a trip leader. If you are interested in either helping me with being the trip leader and/or joining me on this trip, please e-mail me at CorinneDockstader at Yahoo dot com, or text me at 267-397-1867. If you have never done this section or only recently completed training, please include that information. Your participation will be depended on someone with rescue skills signing up as the trip leader.
PADDLING Touring Paddling -- for miles on 08/10/2019 @ 9:45am - 3:30pm -- The Wading is a moving water paddle in the Pine Barrens. This is probably the most popular river in South Jersey, due to its relative ease of paddling. Moving water experience required – okay for students who completed the touring training. Boats less than 13′ are advised. We will paddle from Hawkins Bridge to Beaver Branch. We are meeting at Belhaven Paddlesports at 9:45 am. We will leave at 10 am to drive the shuttle. Bring water, lunch, snacks and change of clothes. Please RSVP to Russ Martyn if you are planning to paddle – rbmwoodsmen at verizon dot net
HIKING New Member Hiking -- for 4 miles on 08/10/2019 @ 5:00pm - 8:30pm -- Meet at 5:00 p.m. at the Newark Municipal Bldg. on S. Main St. (Elkton Road), Newark, DE. Walking will be on sidewalks and paved trails through Newark neighborhoods and the James Hall Trail to the UD Botanical Gardens & Creamery with a short people break to cool off in the UD ice arena. Pace will be slow to moderate. We will circle back to the Municipal Bldg. so hikers can stash backpacks and hiking poles & walk or drive to the Deer Park for dinner after the hike.