Allentown Hiking Club hike leaders must:
- Be a member of the Allentown Hiking Club.
- 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.)
- Be familiar with destination & area. This is especially important if there is a car shuttle.
- Be over 21 years of age
- 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.