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Mar 19, 2015
Thursday

Start time: 6:30 PM
End time: 9:30 PM

KTA's 2nd Annual Membership Celebration & Film Festival
Keystone Trails Association (KTA) today announced its second annual KTA Membership Celebration & Film Festival. The event will be held on Thursday, March 19, 2015, starting at 6:30 pm at the Wesley Center of Camp Hill United Methodist Church, 417 South 22nd Street, Camp Hill, PA. “Last year, we began our tradition of the KTA Membership Celebration and Film Festival,” said Wanda Shirk, President of KTA. “We will continue it this year, with an emphasis on Pennsylvania’s hiking trails. KTA will celebrate its work, the state's precious trails, and the backbone of KTA - its membership.” “Our 2015 event will feature several films, all about trails in Pennsylvania,” Shirk said. “Last year, we focused solely on the Appalachian Trail. This year, we will feature other equally beautiful trails that may not be as well-known. It will be a great opportunity to learn about new places to hike.” Attendees will be given an opportunity to cast a vote for their favorite film, and the film with the most votes will receive the coveted KTA “Film of the Year” Award. “In addition to some great films, the event will also spotlight KTA’s advocacy efforts on trails and wild spaces, feature other hiking, trails and environmental organizations, and celebrate KTA’s membership base,” she said. “It is a unique opportunity for new and experienced trail enthusiasts to learn more about KTA and the footpaths we help protect throughout the state.” “Last year, eighteen partner organizations, member clubs, non-profit and commercial businesses had displays at our Membership Celebration,” Jim Foster, Chair of the event, said. “Please contact us if your organization or business would like to set up an informational or retail table during the event.” Tickets for the KTA Membership Celebration and Film Festival are just $15.00. Non-members will, in addition to admission to the event, also receive a one-year introductory membership to KTA. Tickets can be purchased in advance at http://tinyurl.com/nk8wqm3 or at the door. Additional information about KTA and this event is available at www.kta-hike.org.

Meeting Place: Camp Hill United Methodist Church, 417 South 22nd

Contact: Jim Foster    Email: jimhfoster@yahoo.com    Phone: 717-649-5505
Camp Hill

Camp Hill United Methodist Church, 417 South 22nd Street, Camp Hill, PA.
May 09, 2015
Saturday

Start time: 9:00 AM
End time: 12:00 PM

Stateline Loop 5K/10K Trail Race for Conservation
Great opportunity to explore trails in southern Chester County and Northern DE during The Land Conservancy for Southern Chester County's 5K/10K Trail Race. All proceeds benefit conservation efforts in southern Chester County

Meeting Place: 814 Merrybell Lane, Kennett Square PA

Contact: Jessica Provinski    Email: sponsorship@tlcforscc.org    
Kennett Square

Stateline Woods Preserve
Jun 05, 2015
Friday

Start time: 6:00 PM
End time: 9:00 PM

Appalachian Trail Hall of Fame Induction Banquet
Four new members will be inducted into the Appalachian Trail Hall of Fame at the fifth annual Appalachian Trail Hall of Fame Banquet at the Allenberry Resort in Boiling Springs, Pennsylvania. Cindy Dunn, [Acting] Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) will be emcee and music will be provided by Randy "Windtalker" Motz. Windtalker’s music is described as "Native SoundScapes", a unique blend of traditional and contemporary Native American-style flute. The Hall of Fame Banquet will be the kickoff of the Museum’s Hall of Fame Weekend. Other events on Saturday, June 6th at Pine Grove Furnace State Park, home of the Museum will include a Museum Festival, a day hike to Pole Steeple, music, guest speakers, a hiker reunion, a children's mini thru-hike, and much more. *Purchase tickets at the Hall of Fame Banquet's website, or www.allenberry.com. Tickets are $30 for museum members and $40 for non-members. Vist Allenberry's website or call directly to reserve a room at 1-800-430-5468. *Direct questions to: atmbanquet@gmail.com

Boiling Springs

Allenberry Resort
Jul 18, 2015
Saturday

Start time: 9:00 AM
End time: 6:00 PM

Gear & Cheer Music Festival
5K Run/Walk, Biking, Kayaking, Canoeing, Stand up, Hiking, Festival fair, Concert

Meeting Place: Bradys Run Park Lodge, Brighton Township, Pa
Difficulty: Easy

Contact: Vincent Troia    Email: drvtroia@ohiorivertrail.org    Phone: 724-728-2625
Beaver Falls

Ohio River Trail

Bradys Run Park, Brighton Township, Pa
Sep 12, 2015
Saturday

Start time: 7:00 AM
End time: 7:00 PM

7th Annual Susquehanna Super Hike and Ultra Trail Run (25K/50K)
On September 12, 2015, the Keystone Trails Association will sponsor the seventh annual Susquehanna Super Hike & Ultra Trail Run, a trail challenge event for adventurous trail runners and hikers on the wild river hills of the lower Susquehanna Gorge. This daunting trail challenge event on the Mason Dixon and Conestoga Trails alternates breathtaking vistas with steep descents into dark, scenic hollows followed by strenuous climbs to the next vista. Prepare yourself for the steep hills, rocky terrain and deep ravines of the Susquehanna Super Hike, an arduous, undulating and challenging course. This year, participants can choose between a 50K "Ultra Trail Run" and a 25K "Super Hike"! Hikers and trail runners are invited to register for the length best suited for their fitness level and interest. Both events follow the same trails, with the 25K participants starting later and at a different location than the 50K participants.

Meeting Place: Pequea Creek Campground
Difficulty: Difficult
Length of Hike: 31 miles

Contact: Shanna Klucar    Email: shanna@kta-hike.org    Phone: 717-238-7017
Pequea

Mason Dixon & Conestoga Trails

Mason Dixon & Conestoga Trails
 
 

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