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Welcome to the York Hiking Club Newsletter, a complete monthly listing of hikes, work trips, special events and announcements.  

 

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January 2022

Chairperson: Sarah Tateosian 717-741-2652

 

(In the event of inclement weather, please contact the hike leader in advance of the meet time 
for information on any change in the activity or check our Facebook page for cancellation information.)

(Please make telephone calls before 9PM.)


 


Blue links below take you to a map page!  

Parking For the Club!  Four Lots Click

Fee for a hike is only if one Carpools.

 

Please volunteer to lead a hike or two for this year.


Inclement Weather: Please contact the hike leader or check our Facebook page for cancellation information.


Inclement Weather: Please contact the hike leader or check our Facebook page for cancellation information.

SUNDAY JAN 2nd- SHORT HIKE: 4-mile hike near Lake Williams and Redman. We will hike from parking area beside Lake Williams to Trail 1 Loop near Lake Redman. Bring water, snacks and sturdy hiking shoes.

Meeting location: From the north (York) take S George St to Jacobus, pass Olp’s flower shop on left. Take next right on Water Street (which will have road closed signs.) Drive down the hill about a half mile past residential area into the woods. Take right to parking. There is a restroom at this parking lot.
Departure: 1:00 P.M.
Hike leader: Linda Stager .& or 717-814-2461 (text or call) 

Sunday, January 9 - Long Hike (13 miles) We’ll start on the far west side of Greenbrier State Park in Maryland. After hiking some of the park trails, we’ll hike to the AT via a connector trail and head north to Annapolis Rocks. We’ll visit the overlook and check out a few side trails. The return to the vehicles will be on different trails within the park. 

For those meeting at the park the parking lot address is roughly 8134 Mountain Laurel Rd, Boonsboro, MD 21713. If you park in the main lot we will never find you. Maryland does charge a parking fee so carpooling is encouraged. 
Meeting Location: I 83 and MD 439 Park & Ride, Exit 36 in MARYLAND (east side of 83)
Departure Time 7:30 AM
Hike Leader: David Lukes 717-818-4751 or
Carpool Fee: $5.00 (plus parking) 

January 15 Saturday: 8-mile loop hike departing promptly at 9:30 from JPJ. There will be some ups and downs along with some great views of the Susquehanna River. 

Meet off the Wrightsville exit at 8:45 to caravan down to JPJ or 
Meet promptly at 9:15 at JPJ. (1145 Furnace Rd, York) 
Hike Leader: Kim Herbst RSVP by January 14 at 717-887-4462 or if you plan to attend. 

Sunday, January 23, Short Hike (3 miles) Hollow Creek Greenway is beautiful anytime of the year.

Meeting Location: Hollow Creek Greenway parking lot on Valley Road just past the turn to Nixon Park.
Meeting Time: 1:30 P.M.
Hike Leaders: Sarah & Lou Tateosian 717-741-2652 or .&

January 30: Short Hike: Nixon Park/Rail trail 3 miles
Depending on the weather we will either hike at the Nixon Park, which I hope or the rail trail. So you will have to contact the leader to find out where we will be going. The hike will begin at 1:30 P.M. We will meet at the lower parking lot at the park or Brillhart Station. Hey a little mystery is good for you. 
Meeting Time :1:30 P.M.
Hike Leader: Allen Britton, 717-825-5534 or .&




ANNOUNCEMENTS: 

 

Hike leaders are needed for the month of February 6, 13, 20, 27. Contact Kim Herbst at 717-887-4462 or kberly124@comcast.net.

 

Board Member and Officer Openings: The club is in need of some members to take over some very important roles, with immediate openings for Activities Chair, Trails Chair, and Secretary. These roles are critical to the ongoing operation of the club. For more information you may contact Alan Noble, President or the outgoing chairmen, David Lukes (Activities) and Tom Morley (Trails).

 

Newsletter Paper Subscriptions: Please send all newsletter requests (six months, nonrenewable) with a check for $5.00 made payable to “Membership Chairman: Linda Bean,” 1846 Marigold Road, York, PA 17408-1551 Telephone: 717-881-6651

 

New Email Address: Contact Kathy Yost ( ) after the hike, and do not forget to send your Hike write-up for the Log Book to  Julie Falsetti ( ). This information is held by the club only. It will be used to send club information and for inclusion in our yearly logbook. Thank you for your cooperation.

 

Please note change: hike leaders should send the sign-up sheet to the membership chairman, Linda Bean ( ) after the hike, and do not forget to send your Hike write-up for the Log Book to  Julie Falsetti ( ).”

 

Individuals who are willing to lead short hikes on Wednesdays area also wanted. If you would like to lead a Family Friendly hike on Saturday or Sunday please contact the monthly chairperson. A short hike is recommended. Contact David Lukes with any questions about leading hikes at

Thursday Weekly Trail Maintenance: Contact Jim Hooper for information for the current week 717-252-3784 or  

Card Committee: Linda Bean serves as the “card committee.” If you know of someone with a serious illness, having surgery, etc., please notify Linda at or 764-1091 and she will send them a card from the club. New Email Address? Contact Bernie Frick ( ) or Phyllis Morley ( ). This information is held by the club only and will be used to send club information and for inclusion in our yearly logbook. Thank you for your cooperation. 

 


 

 

 

Please volunteer to lead a hike or two for this year's schedule.

* "If there are no objections within 10 days" refers to things like almost getting a hike kicked out of a park.

A sheet is handed out to all New hikers at the parking lots before the hikes.

 

Our new place for meetings/events  is inside the York Township Recreation Building, directions as follows:

  From I-83 exit 16, take Queen St (PA-74) south for about 1 mile.  At Campbell Music, turn left onto Oak St.  Drive about a tenth of a mile and stop at the stop sign; do not turn right.  Drive straight ahead past the township building to the small building in the middle of the field.

 

 

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Parking lot maps

York County High School of Technology (Vo-Tec)

North End meeting place Exit 24 route 83 Park and ride Lot N/E Corner

Woodberry Road parking

Boscov's East Parking