About Us
AHC History
Formation and Early Years
Building a "Cabin" on the Appalachian Trail
War And Revival: 1941-1961
The Fourth Decade, 1961-1970
The Fifth Decade, 1971-1980
The 1980s, Part 1
The 1980s, Part 2
The 1990s, Part 1: Appalachian Trail
The 1990s, Part 2: Non-AT Activities
ATC and PGC Contact Information
AHC Library Holdings
Hike Leader Requirements
Scouting Resource Page
Hike Leader Requirements
Allentown Hiking Club hike leaders must:

  1. Be a member of the Allentown Hiking Club.
  2. Participate in at least three club activities, such as attend meetings, hikes, picnics or maintenance projects. One of these must be to act as a co-leader on a hike. (Find a hike that interests you and contact the leader. Let him / her know that you are interested in leading a hike at some point in the future and would like to co-lead on their hike.)
  3. Must be familiar with destination & area. This is especially important if there is a car shuttle.
  4. Must be over 21 years of age
  5. Must be experienced in type of trip. Novice should not be leading backpack, canoeing, or hike in difficult terrain with little or no experience in these areas.