SN: 116387 - 2021

Previous event - 5 DAYS AGO

The walk will be on the Appalachian Trail in the Cumberland Valley and is relatively flat with some rocks and roots but nothing too difficult. It is the easiest stretch of the AT in Pennsylvania.

what is the event

Bob Gambert Memorial

Traditional Walk

where is the event

Carlisle, Pennsylvania

Cumberland County

The address/location to the start table for mapping services such as Google or Siri is as follows:

Stony Ridge Park, 50 Bernheisel Bridge Rd, Carlisle, PA 17015

WARNING: The map pin is for reference only and may not accurately indicate the start box location or the event start.

when is the event

The event is closed

Starting Sat, May 8th, 2021 for 1 day

Start table open: 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Finish by 4:00 p.m.

reasons to do the event

Special programs

Appalachian Trail

Long description

From the park pavilion, the walk will be along Bernheisel Bridge Road for 1K, before joining the Appalachian Trail. The south trail turns left to follow the AT along farm fields, through the woods, crosses over Route 11 with a pedestrian bridge, (5K) crosses a set of railroad tracks and then turns around at Appalachian Drive. (8k) The south trail is flatter but has more rocky conditions. The north trail goes straight to follow the AT along farm fields, through the woods to Scotts Farm (6K), continues through the woods to turn around at Sherwood Drive. (10K) The north trail has several stairs to cross over fences, wooden walkways, and some small hills. From Scotts Farm north has the most wildflowers.

conditions for the event

Distance: 5K, 6K, 8K, 10K, Rating: 2C

Restrooms: Yes

Pets: Yes

Strollers: NO

Wheelchairs: NO

Comments

None provided

Awards and fees: IVV Credit Only

how to get to the event

Driving to the start

50 Bernheisel Bridge Road, Carlisle, PA 17015 From Harrisburg and points north: Using I-81 South: Go South toward Carlisle. Take Exit 52 (Middlesex Township) Go North on US 11 to Ridge Hill Rd, turn Left. At Bernheisel Bridge Rd, turn Left. Turn Right at sign for park. Look for signs to Pavilion. Takes about 26 minutes from Harrisburg. Using US 11 South: Go South on US 11 past Cumberland Valley High School to Locust Point Rd in New Kingstown, turn Right. At Ridge Hill Rd, Turn Left. Turn Right at Bernheisel Bridge Rd. Turn Right at sign for park. Look for signs to Pavilion. Park Is about 16 miles from Harrisburg. From Carlisle and points south using I-81 N: Go North toward Harrisburg. Take exit for US 11N. (Middlesex Township) Travel North on US 11 to Ridge Hill Rd, turn Left. At Bernheisel Bridge Rd turn Left. Turn Right at sign for park. Look for signs to Pavilion. About 7 miles from Carlisle.

event sponsor

Susquehanna Rovers Volksmarch Club (AVA-0328)

Event website: www.avaclubs.org/SRVC

point of contact

Click inside the box to send an email to the POC.