Category: Club News Or Announcements

Club news, announcements, news about the web site, etc.

The New Hiking Schedule Has Been Published

The new schedule, for hikes from March through the end of June, has been published here on the web site. Click here for the members-only version, which includes hike leaders’ contact details. (You have to be logged in to the

The Mountain Club’s Deep History Now Available In Two Books

Thanks to the efforts of Bill Saunders, we now have scans of two books that detail the mountain club’s history.  The books are: MCM: In Honor Of Our 75th Anniversary and MCM First Person 1934 – 1984 – containing reminisces of

Over 300 Historical Hiker High Point Documents Now Available!

Thanks to Bill Saunders, we now have access to a huge amount of the Mountain Club’s history. Bill has taken an enormous amount of time to scan old Hiker High Point documents. We have (what looks like) a comprehensive suite

MCM Completes New A.T. Moldering Privy

After 7 months of work, MCM has opened a new moldering privy at the Alec Kennedy shelter on the Appalachian Trail south of Boiling Springs, PA. The old compost privy, which was nearing capacity, was closed on October 22, 2017.

New Schedule Published – Over 130 Upcoming Events!

The new schedule has been published for hikes (and a few other events) through the end of February. Between now and Feb, an impressive 138 events have been planned for hiking club members and guests! Happy fall and winter. Click


We will continue with graffiti removal on the trail in the vicinity of High Rock near Pen Mar. Expect 4 to 6 hours of moderate labor and some hiking. Bring lunch, hiking shoes, water. We will supply tools and supplies

Hike Report : Vance Kopp Memorial Hike 5/17/17

Midweek Leisure Hikers pose beforehand at the Mt. Carmel P&R. We were pleased to have one of Dorthy Marvel’s daughters join us. Co-Leaders: Anne Reinhart & Adriene Shriner.

HIKE LEADERS PLEASE READ – Changes To Scheduled Hikes

Hike leaders, Change happens. Up to now, the announcements of changes to the hike schedule have been somewhat informal. Some will contact the webmaster and ask for the change to be made on the web, some post messages on the

Over 1,000 Pictures In the Club’s Photo Gallery

Over the years, many people have taken pictures on Mountain Club hikes. Where did the pictures go? Paid-up members who are registered users of the web site can click on “General” in the main menu, then on “Gallery”. (Or click

Hike Schedule Has Been Updated – Almost 150 Hikes Lined Up!

The hike schedule has been updated. There are currently almost 150 hikes and events scheduled all the way through to the end of next February. Paid-up members who are logged in can view the full schedule here. Visitors can find